Fairview Safety Committee

FAIRVIEW SAFETY COMMITTEE UPDATE

Our committee is busy connecting with representatives from the City and Calgary Police Service to better understand the safety concerns in Fairview and to identify where we as a community association, a committee, and as residents can make a difference. If you would like to be part of the discussion or the committee, please consider joining us for our next meetings on Tuesday, December 5 and January 2 at 7:30pm. Please contact safety@fairviewcommunity.ca for details.

 

WINTER & HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS

This beautiful and magical time of year can easily take a negative turn, so here are a few tips to keep in mind to help ensure the season stays festive and safe.

 

VEHICLE

  • Lock the doors!
  • Do not leave valuables in your car and leave nothing of note visible.
  • Never leave children in a running vehicle.
  • Never leave a running vehicle unattended with keys in the ignition.
  • If using a remote starter to warm your car, keep the doors locked.
  • Never leave spare keys or garage door openers in your vehicle.
  • Slow down and give yourself extra time to reach your destination.
  • Leave extra space between you and the car ahead.
  • Prepare your car for severe weather and emergencies.

 

HOME

  • Lock the doors!
  • Always lock the man door leading from the garage into your house.
  • Decorate with safety in mind.
  • Have a plan for the delivery/receipt of your online shopping packages.
  • Ensure sidewalks & pathways are cleared within 24 hr of snowfall.
  • Prepare your home for severe weather and emergencies.

 

TRAVEL

  • Use timer lights on the interior and exterior to make the house appear occupied.
  • Ask a neighbour to park their car in front of your house, collect your mail, and check on your house.
  • Ensure someone shovels the sidewalks & pathways while you are away.