On Tuesday January 12, five classes of students from Grades 1 to 8 at Queen Victoria Public School will leave pencils, paper, books, and computers behind to lace up for the first of 3 mornings of skating on the outdoor rinks of west end Toronto.
Click to view the media release. Queen Victoria Skates in January!
Dr. Natalie Lynn Yanchar, is the recipient of the 2012 Dr. Tom Pashby Sports Safety Fund Award presented to a Canadian who has contributed significantly to the prevention of catastrophic injuries in sport and recreation.
The enthusiastic 49-year-old associate professor in Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie University and Medical Director of the Izaak Walton Killam Hospital Trauma Care Program for the past 12 years has also found time to raise her three children .
Dr. Yanchar advocates injury prevention for children and young adults. Most recently her activities have focussed on playground, water, and recreational off-road vehicle safety.