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Jul 15, 2009 13:24 ET

If Your Child Goes Missing

▪ Call police as soon as possible. Let them assist. The police know how to investigate and they know your area ▪ Don’t get upset when the police want to check your house for the child. ......

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May 26, 2011 09:25 ET

Home Safety

▪ Keep flammables and matches away from children ▪ Always lock medicine cabinet ▪ Keep only liquor in liquor bottles ▪ Clearly label containers that are hazardous or p......

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Jul 15, 2009 13:22 ET

Things Parents Should Do

▪ If you have a solid door at the front of your house, install two peepholes; one for adults and one for children ▪ Take your children for a walk in your neighbourhood and show them the......

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Jul 15, 2009 13:21 ET

What Do Children Need to Know?

▪ Their name, full address and telephone number ▪ How to use the telephone to call for help ▪ How to reach the telephone operator, no money needed ▪ Where to reach par......

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Jul 15, 2009 13:21 ET

Protect Your Children

It is never too late nor too early to teach safety rules to your children. Nowadays, more parents go out to work and thus children are more vulnerable to becoming victims of a crime. Teaching children......

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Jul 14, 2009 09:27 ET

Neighbourhood Watch: Block Captain Job Description

The Block Captain reports directly to the Chairperson of their Neighbourhood Watch. GOAL OF VOLUNTEER: • To communicate criminal activity to members as incidents occur • To raise awarenes......

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Jul 14, 2009 09:24 ET

Neighbourhood Watch: Homeowner Responsibilities

1. BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR and get to know the outdoor living habits of neighbours that surround you. For example: • Does the spouse work outside the home? • How many children are in the hous......

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Jul 14, 2009 09:09 ET

Neighbourhood Watch: Instructions for Block Captains

1. Visit the homes to introduce yourself as their Block Captain and tell them about the program, leaving them with information about the program and your contact information. 2. Invite th......

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Jul 08, 2009 08:59 ET

Gift Cards

The use of gift cards has become widely popular in North America over the past few years. Approximately 80 per cent of retailers in Canada sell gift cards or certificates. As of 2007, Ontario was the ......

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Jul 08, 2009 08:58 ET

Shopping From Home

New technology makes it easier to shop without ever leaving your home. Most of the time a credit card is required to make purchases over the internet or telephone. Make sure to research the product yo......

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