Make all-terrain travel
If you’re an all-terrain vehicle (ATV)
driver, it’s hard to resist the allure of
exploring backcountry trails during
the summer. These tips will help
newbies and trail veterans alike
navigate the ins and outs of ATV
Some exceptions apply, but the
minimum age by law for operating
off-highway vehicles is 14 years. The
AHS recommended age is 16.
Know the risks
When not used safely, ATV risks
size to reduce a chance of rollover or
approved ATV helmet, eyewear
prevent cuts and scrapes
speed, with other people around
or other drugs
Alberta Safety Council.
Visit myhealth.alberta.ca and search
for ATV safety.
Offering a safe haven from a deadly problem
If you or someone
you care about
is struggling with
alcohol or other
drugs, you should
know it is possible to
recover and regain
control. The Finding
Care in Canada
guide will help you
Learn more at:
Drug and Alcohol
It sounds like a contradiction: a safe
Alberta’s fight against opioids, giving
people a clean, safe and supervised
place to use drugs such as fentanyl is
reducing deaths from overdoses.
Alberta now has six safe
one in Calgary and four in Edmonton.
Each helps reduce harm from
substance use and disturbances in
the community and offers additional
services such as counselling, referrals
and opioid-dependency treatment.
Alberta Health Services delivers a
number of those services.
As well, the sites cut down on
disease and infection from needle use
and reduce the strained relations that
can happen in communities where
drug use is high.