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THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF BARRIE
Mayor’s Office - "Committed to Service Excellence"

Proclamation

I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie hereby proclaim
July 5, 2021 asNational Injury Prevention Day
WHEREAS; July 5, 2021 will mark Parachute's fifth annual National Injury Prevention Day (NIPD): a day to raise awareness around the importance of injury prevention and help Canadians to live long lives to the fullest through education and advocacy; and
 
WHEREAS;  Parachute is Canada's national charity dedicated to reducing the devastating impact of preventable injuries; and
 
WHEREAS;  Injury is the no. 1 killer of Canadians aged 1 to 34 and costs the Canadian economy $29.4 billion a year; and
 
WHEREAS;  Most injuries are predictable and preventable, and Parachute hopes to raise awareness on preventing injuries on the road, at home, and at play; and
 
WHEREAS;  By providing the necessary information and tools, Parachute continues to work diligently to ensure that one day Canada will be free of serious injuries.
 
THEREFORE, I, Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of Barrie, do hereby proclaim July 5, 2021 to be “National Injury Prevention Day.”


- Jeff Lehman, Mayor of the City of BARRIE

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