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Allergy Awareness when Packing School Lunches
While there are food safety tips that you should follow to avoid foodborne illness, it's also important to remember allergy awareness when you are packing lunches for school.

Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
Help you make wise food choices whether you are eating at home, at school, at work or eating out.

Food Allergies Factsheets
Provides information and a series of pamphlets with information on each of the priority food allergens.

Food Guide Facts: Background for Educators and Communicators
This resource is designed to help those who teach children and adults about healthy eating and physical activity.

Packing Children's Lunch
Provides information on allergens and lunch-packing tips.

Active and Safe Routes to School
Tips for parents and children to get to school safely.

Arts & Crafts Materials
The importance of protecting yourself by taking proper precautions.

Asthma
Information on asthma and different ways to manage it.

Bullying
The effects of bullying and tips for parents.

Bullying Prevention Programs
Provides information on school-based anti-bullying programs.

Childhood Immunization
Information about the importance of vaccinations.

Clothing
Choose clothing that will protect children from injuries including serious burns.

Cycling Safety
Cycling rules to keep you safe from injuries.

Drawstrings
Information and tips on how to protect your children from drawstrings on clothing.

Flu
Information on the flu and prevention.

Indoor Air Quality
Practical tools to help school boards, principals, their management teams, and school employees understand and address indoor air quality problems.

Jewellery
Information and tips on the safe use of children's jewelery.

Oral Health
How to maintain good oral health.

Playground Equipment
Information and tips on how to protect your children from playground equipment.

School Bus Safety
Guide for educators and parents on how to provide children with tips school bus safety.

Severe Allergic Reactions
Information and steps you should follow to prevent or minimize risk of allergic reaction.

Skateboards, Scooters and In-line Skates
Skateboards, Scooters and In-Line Skates injury prevention tips.

Stay Safe - An Education Program About Hazard Symbols
Teaches children to recognize the hazard symbols found on household chemical products.

Stop . . . Look . . . and Stay Safe
Another ressource that teaches children to recognize the hazard symbols found on household chemical products.

UV Index Sun Awareness Program for Schools
Teaches children about the harmful effects of overexposure to solar ultraviolet radiation and how to use the UV Index.

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