Safety Bulletin: Back to the Grind… For kids anyway as they head back to school. As summer draws to a close and children head back to school, we need to realize these precious gems are going to be zipping around on their skateboards, bikes, scooters, roller blades and every other kid friendly wheeled contraption known to man; across streets, avenues, and parking lots, often at breakneck speed and often without looking first.
Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit housing organization that enables families to participate in home ownership. Through donations of money and materials, Habitat for Humanity volunteers, build homes for families that otherwise would not be able to afford a home.
Unless you’re a school teacher, most of us probably don’t know how many school days there are in a year? If you’re curious, most provinces across Canada have 190 school days with the school year typically starting after Labour Day in September and running to the end of June.
We are pleased to announce that Westwood has been named 2016 Engineering Co-op Employer of the Year by the University of British Columbia (UBC Okanagan). Westwood has hosted 12 electrical engineering students since joining the program in 2015.
In Canada, April 28th has been declared the national “Day of Mourning”, in remembrance of those men and women who died from work related injuries or illness. Let’s each take a silent moment to offer our respect and prayers for all these friends and co-workers who’ve died, not only last year but in years gone by as well.