#Canada’s commitment to child health and protection extends to the digital space. Since 2004, Canada has invested in anti-online sexual abuse and exploitation initiatives. In today’s world, combatting #OnlineDangers has never been more critical. twitter.com/CanadianPM/sta…
#HumanTrafficking can be hard to see.
Perpetrators are more tech-savvy than ever, using social media and popular online dating sites to meet and manipulate their victims.
Get the facts:
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Joint Communique from #G7 Interior Ministers as meeting in Eltville am Rhein, Germany concludes.
Read more on how we’re working together to keep our countries safe: g7germany.de/resource/blob/…
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“Can we talk about what’s going on?”
If you think someone you care about is experiencing thoughts of suicide, @KidsHelpPhone's e-mental health services are available 24/7.
Read here about how you can help a friend navigate thoughts of suicide: bit.ly/navigating-tho…
(2/2) Hearing the test alert is a great reminder to have conversations with family and friends about the importance of being prepared if this signaled an actual emergency. Find out what time the test takes place in your area: alertready.ca/testing-schedu…#AlertReady
Most people know what sexting is, but don’t know that it may lead to sextortion. We have resources to help you talk with your kids about this serious issue, so they can be aware and stay safe: canada.ca/en/public-safe…
Is there a #flood warning for your community? Make sure to:
• Shut off electricity to areas at risk of flooding
• Move furniture and electronics to a place least likely to be affected by water
• Have your #EmergencyKit ready in an accessible place
If a #PowerOutage occurs:
• Turn off all electrical equipment & all lights (except one inside & one outside)
• *Never* plug a home generator into a wall outlet
• Keep the fridge & freezer shut
• Turn off the water main
Heavy rain can lead to #flooding. #GetPrepared if one is forecast near you:
• Don’t walk, drive, or swim through flood water
• Avoid crossing bridges over high & fast water
• Gather supplies in case you’re ordered to evacuate or services are cut off
After impacting Florida today, tropical storm #Nicole begins its turn towards the northeast. It is still expected to merge with a cold front and bring wind and precipitation to eastern Canada this weekend. We have updated our bulletin on Nicole for today: ow.ly/Cbgq50LAnkT
Are you working in decision support and advanced analytics, interoperable emergency management systems and resilient emergency communications, or enhanced community resilience? Apply to the Canadian Safety and Security Program now: science.gc.ca/eic/site/063.n…#SecurityScience
The Sixth North American Drug Dialogue concludes today in Ottawa and virtually.
#Canada stands committed to working with the #US and #Mexico to address illegal drug threats and trends: canada.ca/en/public-safe…
Tropical storm #Nicole is near hurricane strength and will impact Florida tonight. It is still expected merge with a cold front on Friday bringing wind and precipitation to eastern Canada this weekend. We have updated our bulletin on Nicole for today: ow.ly/c57Y50Lz3ZA
The Call for Proposals for the Canadian Safety and Security Program: Building robust safety and security capabilities through science and technology is open! Apply by December 16: science.gc.ca/eic/site/063.n…#SecurityScience
#LabourTrafficking can be connected to industries like construction, agriculture, restaurants, manufacturing, food processing, nail salons, and domestic in-home work.
Get the facts. Know the signs. Report it.
(2/2) The 2021 Roadmap for a Renewed Canada-U.S. Partnership reaffirmed our commitment to work together to find effective approaches to shared challenges, including those related to substance use.
Read the statement: canada.ca/en/public-safe…
Do you know the signs of grooming? Do you know what to do if someone you know is a victim of this form of sexual exploitation? Get the resources so that you’re informed: canada.ca/en/public-safe…#OnlineSafety