About injury

Injuries are the leading cause of death for Canadians between the ages of 1 to 44, and for Canadians aged 45 to 64, injuries are the third leading cause of death. Moreover, injuries are among the top causes of hospitalizations for Canadians of all ages.

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The Cost
of Injury
in Canada

Parachute's Cost of Injury in Canada report quantifies the financial and societal burden of injury, nationally and provincially.


The Canadian Injury Compass series provide a snapshot of current surveillance data on a number of injury topics.

Skill Building/

Parachute has developed a number of resources for injury prevention professionals to build and enhance their skills.


Parachute offers a number of injury prevention reports and resources produced by our organization and others.

Parachute's Research Resources

Effective injury prevention programming combines best available evidence and real-world examples from practitioners as reflected in our research resources.

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