The Child Injury Prevention Program Coordinators traveled throughout Saskatchewan to find out about the work that is done to keep children safe. Interviews with parents, caregivers, organizations, and communities were filmed by the coordinators. These videos were shared on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute’s website to showcase the great work that is done in Saskatchewan.
We invite you to share these videos with your family, friends, and colleagues.
Raising Saskatchewan – Child Safety in Saskatchewan
is a compilation of moments where Saskatchewan parents were asked about their child’s future and child safety.
What is the most important thing in your life?
is a compilation of moments where Saskatchewan parents were asked that very question.
Raising Saskatchewan – Bicycle Safety Week with the Community of Swift Current
highlights the great work Swift Current, Saskatchewan is doing to encourage safe cycling practices. It also provides viewers with ideas on how to plan a bike and wheel safety event at the community level.
Raising Saskatchewan – Child Safety at the Community Level
was filmed in Swift Current, Saskatchewan during Bicycle Safety Week 2014. Viewers are asked to consider the role they play in child safety, in particular helmet use for all bike and wheel activities.
Raising Saskatchewan – Child Passenger Safety
was filmed with representatives from Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) and the RCMP (Yorkton Rural Detachment). The video highlights the importance of child restraint use, particularly booster seats.
Raising Saskatchewan – Biking through a Safe Summer with Misimi and Adeiye
highlights bike and wheel safety messages from children. More specifically, Misimi and Adeiye show viewers how to properly fit a helmet and cross the street safely.
Raising Saskatchewan – Messages from Students on Ski and Snowboard Safety
was filmed south of Big River at Ski Timber Ridge. Students from a nearby elementary school in Saskatchewan are featured in the video and respond to the question, “What would you tell your friends to do to stay safe while they’re skiing or snowboarding?”. Viewers are asked to consider the role they play in keeping children safe.
Raising Saskatchewan – Ski Timber Ridge
was filmed south of Big River at the ski hill, Ski Timber Ridge. In this video Arlene and Brian discuss their thoughts on helmet use for skiing and snowboarding, as well as the community’s role in child safety.
Raising Saskatchewan – Helmets from a Child’s View
was filmed south of Big River at Ski Timber Ridge. Students from a nearby elementary school are featured in the video and discuss their thoughts on helmet use for skiing and snowboarding.
Raising Saskatchewan – Keeping Makena Safe
highlights how the injury risks of a baby changes as she learns and grows.safety.
Raising Saskatchewan – Abby’s Role in Home Safety
highlights the importance of teaching children about safety as they grow. Children of different ages have unique injury risks; this can make keeping children safe a challenging task. Mackenzie and Sally have taught their oldest daughter, Abby, about safety so that she can play an active role in keeping her younger sister, August, safe in their home.
Raising Saskatchewan – A Holiday Message
features two Saskatchewan families who share their ideas on staying safe during holiday season.
Raising Saskatchewan – Cara and Lydia’s Message
highlights the important role a parent plays in a child’s life in teaching the necessary steps to be able to live a safe and healthy life. More specifically, viewers are asked to consider the role they play in keeping children safe who are crossing the road.
Raising Saskatchewan – Safety Patrollers in Martensville
was filmed at an elementary school in Saskatchewan and features eleven safety patrollers who discuss why they volunteer to help younger children cross the road. The safety patrollers also provide advice for how children can stay safe while crossing the road. Viewers are asked to consider the role they play in keeping children safe who are crossing the road.
Raising Saskatchewan – Safety Patrollers in Martensville Bloopers
This blooper film is a follow-up to the ‘Safety Patrollers in Martensville’ video. The student at Valley Manor Elementary School are a great reminder that safety can be fun!
Raising Saskatchewan – Andrea’s Message
is a follow up video to ‘Jacob’s Story’ and was filmed at a playground in Saskatchewan.
Raising Saskatchewan – Jacob’s Story
was filmed at a playground in Saskatchewan. Viewers are asked to consider the impact of an injury as well as how they can help keep children safe while on the playground.