Justin Birch

After a baler injury, Justin Birch can now move and stack hay bales easily with the addition of a coverall building. September 20, 2020, was just a regular day on the farm for Justin Birch – until everything changed. Birch, who runs a third-generation beef farm near the east end boundary of Ottawa, was doing […]

Glen Duck

From Moose Jaw to Prince Albert, from Yorkton to Meadow Lake, Duck and other SAASE members have hosted Safety Days all across the province. All successful Safety Days depend on the dedication of volunteer coordinators. These individuals volunteer their time, energy and efforts in making sure that children and communities receive the best possible safety […]

Shari Hinz

Safe Communities Humboldt & Area Safety Days operate as part of an elementary school day, with support from the teachers, principal, professional presenters and volunteers. Shari Hinz knows that keeping kids safe on the farm involves education. That’s why the Executive Director of Safe Communities Humboldt & Area in Saskatchewan says staff and volunteers have […]

André Veilleux

Depuis son obtention d’un fauteuil verticalisateur à la suite d’une blessure lors de l’abattage d’un arbre, la capacité de travailler, la qualité de la vie et la santé d’André Veilleux ont amélioré. André Veilleux, un producteur de sirop d’érable du Québec, a reçu des fonds pour appuyer l’achat d’un fauteuil roulant élévateur qui a considérablement […]

Mark Verleun

Since receiving a new cattle handling system, Mark Verleun has been able to move his cattle safely in spite of a severe leg and knee injury. In March 2015, PEI farmer Mark Verleun was involved in a head-on collision. As a result, Mark experienced severe trauma to his leg and knee, impacting his ability to […]

Barry Cloutier

Since receiving a cattle-feed cart, Barry Cloutier finds it easier to keep up with over 200 head of livestock following a baler injury. Barry Cloutier is farming easier, safer and with less pain these days thanks to a grant from Back to Ag, a program that helps producers and agricultural workers purchase assistive technology following […]

Yvan Bergeron

Yvan Bergeron is able to navigate his dairy operation safely and productively thanks to several adaptations and a small utility vehicle following a PTO injury. Yvan Bergeron knows how hard it is to keep a farm going following a farm injury. In 2011, the dairy farmer from St-Samuel, Quebec was performing maintenance on a hay […]