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How to make your Christmas tree a safe focal point in the home

If you have a real Christmas tree this holiday season, you’ll want to ensure you take proper care of it, as holiday trees are one of the leading causes of home fires during this time of year. A dry tree strung with brightly-lit heat sources can be a real fire hazard. “Live Christmas trees are really […]

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Holiday how-to: how to safely hang your lights

Today is American Thanksgiving, the marker that it’s officially the holiday season. In just over a month, it will be Christmas! Whether you decide to turn on your holiday lights this time of year or not, taking advantage of the warm chinook weather and putting up your Christmas lights now is a great idea. If you’re planning […]

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How to prevent car thefts in Calgary

The Calgary Police have released information this week that shows that car thefts in Calgary are on the rise. There’s about 10 vehicles stolen per day in our city, an average of two per community per month. To keep your vehicle safe from theft, here’s some tips for prevention: Keep your vehicle locked at all […]

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Calgary Snow Removal 101

We got hit with a huge amount of snow these past few days, and if you were scrambling on how to get your driveway and walkways clear (and stay clear), you weren’t alone. When it comes to snow removal in our city, here’s everything you should know. DRIVEWAY & WALKWAY CLEARING Use a shovel: Of course we’re […]

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Safety Tips for Hanging Holiday Lights

It’s hard to believe, but next week marks the one-month countdown to Christmas! While it may still be too early to turn on your holiday lights, taking advantage of the warm weather and putting them up now, is actually a good practice. If you’re planning to hang your holiday lights soon, here’s some tips for safety: Check […]

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Pedestrian and Road Safety Tips for Halloween

Monday is Halloween, which means a lot of additional traffic on the roads in the form of both cars and pedestrians. Before your community streets are flooded with trick-or-treaters, here’s some reminders about pedestrian and road safety for Halloween. Motorists:  Slow down! Keep your driving at a very slow pace on Monday evening, as there […]

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Safe Driving Tips for the Long Weekend

With the May long weekend coming up, the RCMP have released a stern reminder about safe driving this weekend, after 17 motor vehicle deaths were recorded in Alberta this past month. The number is staggering, and officials say these accidents could have been prevented with safer driving and paying attention. “A lot of times most […]

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