What’s Worse? Getting Flattened By a Cement Truck or a $700 Fine?

What’s Worse? Getting Flattened By a Cement Truck or a $700 Fine?

The Nova Scotia Government is increasing its jaywalking fine to $697.50 (http://www NULL.huffingtonpost NULL.ca/2015/12/07/proposed-big-boost-to-jaywalking-fine-in-nova-scotia-heavily-criticized_n_8741682 NULL.html). When the recently introduced law amendment gets passed, crossing the street in the wrong manner will attract a bigger fine than driving impaired, which is

Hey Doc, Did You Wash Your Hands?

Hey Doc, Did You Wash Your Hands?

Incredibly, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are not washing their hands enough at work. Several studies across Canada have found that medical professionals are not meeting the requirements of hand-washing protocols at our hospitals, clinics, offices and personal-care homes.

Improving Forest Safety

Improving Forest Safety

Due to the impacts of time zone jumping, I am up way too early in Nanaimo, British Columbia. I am reviewing the presentation I will give later today to over 400 attendees of a safety conference, and anticipating a spectacular

GlobeScan – Increased Fears About Environment, but Little Change in Consumer Behavior, According to New National Geographic/GlobeScan Study

GlobeScan – Increased Fears About Environment, but Little Change in Consumer Behavior, According to New National Geographic/GlobeScan Study

(http://www NULL.globescan NULL.com/news-and-analysis/press-releases/press-releases-2014/99-press-releases-2014/328-increased-fears-about-environment-but-little-change-in-consumer-behavior-national-geographic-globescan-study NULL.html# NULL.VCVyBP4u5Ok NULL.twitter) Findings from the 2014 National Geographic / GlobeScan Greendex: Consumer Choice and the Environment – A Worldwide Tracking Survey (Environmental concern has increased but behaviour is lagging according to New National Geographic/@GlobeScan Study …

Awareness Is Overrated

(http://nymag NULL.com/scienceofus/2014/07/awareness-is-overrated NULL.html) It feels really good to raise awareness — it just doesn’t accomplish all that much. (Awareness Is Overrated but easy. Behaviour change requires work and investment. Source: nymag.com (http://nymag NULL.com/scienceofus/2014/07/awareness-is-overrated NULL.html) Well said in simple language, this article