News Releases Jul. 28, 2017

Parachute announces Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport to protect health of active Canadians

Parachute is announcing the new Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport.

Jul. 5, 2017

Canada Shines a Light on First Annual National Injury Prevention Day

Parachute introduces its first-ever National Injury Prevention Day to shine a light on preventable injury.

Jun. 20, 2017

National Injury Prevention Day Message from our President & CEO

Parachute President & CEO, Steve Podborski urges Canadians to get involved in our first-ever National Injury Prevention Day, to help create an injury-free Canada.

Jun. 14, 2017

Three Crossing Guard winners chosen as Canada’s Favourites

Parachute and FedEx Express Canada award three recipients of the 2017 Canada's Favourite Crossing Guard Contest for their tremendous efforts in keeping kids safe on the road.

Jun. 14, 2017

Bruce Peninsula puts ‘safety first’ and becomes a Parachute Designated Canadian Safe Community

After a two-year process, a local effort to create a community that promotes safety and prevents injuries will be celebrated at the Ferndale Visitors Centre Pavilion. This celebration formally recognizes Bruce Peninsula as a designated ‘Safe Community’.

Jun. 6, 2017

‘Everyday Superheroes’ recruited during Parachute Safe Kids Week to promote active transportation

Parachute Safe Kids Week encourages children to become 'everyday superheroes' to help promote safe, active transportation by walking, cycling, and participating in other wheeled activities.

May. 2, 2017

Parachute appoints Steve Podborski as President & CEO, June 5, 2017

Parachute today announced the appointment of Steve Podborski to the role of Parachute President & CEO. Effective June 5, 2017, Steve will assume leadership for Parachute’s strategic direction, fundraising initiatives, program delivery and day-to-day operations.

Mar. 7, 2017

Spring time change means ‘sleepy’ Canadians need to be extra alert on roadways

Walk This Way program, a national pedestrian safety awareness campaign, encourages pedestrians and drivers to be extra vigilant on the roads as we set our clocks one hour ahead for spring time change.

Feb. 21, 2017

Parachute and State Farm Canada Partner for Vision Zero

Parachute is pleased to announce its renewed partnership with State Farm Canada for Vision Zero, a multi-national traffic safety initiative.

Feb. 17, 2017

Hands-On Program Teaches Young Minds About Brain Health

Parachute and Economical Insurance announced the renewed two-year partnership for Brain Waves, an interactive, hands-on neuroscience program developed for young Canadian students.

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