Safe Kids Canada

The Sandbox Project Supported Initiative Officially Announced

Regarding Safe Kids Canada's Enabling Active and Safe Cycling for Canadian Children and Youth Project

Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, today announced on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, support for a project to reduce cycling injuries by promoting safe and healthy cycling practices among children and youth.

“High speeds, lack of equipment and limited experience can lead to cycling injuries,” said Parliamentary Secretary Carrie. “Today’s investment will provide young Canadians and their families with cycling skills and knowledge to keep themselves safe from injury while leading an active, healthy lifestyle.”