The BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation can only achieve its mission with the support and participation of many diverse partners. We are continuing to broaden and strengthen our base of partner support among government, corporate and community leaders as well as BCAA members.
Ongoing funding is critical to the development of effective traffic safety programs that will reduce the number and severity of crashes and injuries on our roads. The Traffic Safety Foundation provides leadership by focusing our strengths and resources together with those of our partners toward meeting this goal.
Together, we are reducing the number of unnecessary tragedies on BC’s roads.
The British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) is the province’s largest member services association, working on behalf of its 781,495 members to represent their interests and connect them with a team of automotive, travel and insurance professionals dedicated to serving their needs. Independently, and in conjunction with the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), BCAA has for a century advocated for fair treatment of motorists, for better roads, and for the safety of all road users. A key purpose of the Association is educating motorists and other road users in the principles of traffic safety, and as such, BCAA is proud to be the primary sponsor of the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation.
Babies “R” Us
Babies “R” Us is the leading retailer with baby registry of baby products, baby supplies, baby gifts, baby bedding and baby accessories.
Dorel Industries Inc. is a Montreal, Quebec-based company which designs and manufactures for three areas: juvenile, home furnishings and recreational/leisure. Dorel employs approximately 4,800 people.
Habanero Consulting Group is a services company that creates customized solutions using the Internet and related technologies. The work we do ranges from high-level visioning through to solution implementation. We have implemented a wide variety of mission-critical e-commerce, LOB, knowledge management and custom web-based applications.
"The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is a provincial Crown corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to BC motorists. In addition, the Corporation is responsible for driver licensing, vehicle registration and licensing. ICBC works with communities and stakeholder groups to help them take responsibility for their road safety challenges. ICBC invests in a number of loss-prevention initiatives in pursuit of the financial benefits from reduced crashes, injuries and deaths."
Knowledge Network delivers high quality, relevant, credible and compelling educational programming accessible to all British Columbians via TV and the Web. Knowledge Network also offers access to targeted audiences for educators who provide the information British Columbians need to adapt to their changing world.
The Community Against Preventable Injuries
The Community Against Preventable Injuries is proud to partner with the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation. Every year, about 400,000 British Columbians suffer injuries that could have been prevented. In fact, preventable injuries are the number one killer of British Columbians aged 1 to 44. In addition to the human cost, these injuries cost British Columbians over $4 billion a year. The Community Against Preventable Injuries brings together concerned individuals and organizations to fight this devastating epidemic. It’s an organization that shares information, raises awareness of the daily unnecessary risks we all take, and helps create a culture where we all look out for each other. Please join us in the cause.
The Ministry of Children and Family Development
The Ministry of Children and Family Development provide programs and services to ensure that healthy children and responsible families are living in safe, caring and inclusive communities.
The Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport
The Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport is also the Ministry Responsible for Senior’s Issues in British Columbia, and has provided financial support to help the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation expand the Mature Drivers program throughout B.C. The Mature Driver’s Program shows how business, government, foundations and community groups can work together to provide the kinds of supports and services BC seniors can really use. This is just one example of the province’s commitment to build the best system of support in Canada for seniors.
“E” Division (B.C.) RCMP, with 126 detachments and over 6000 employees, is the largest RCMP division in Canada. The province has 278 dedicated provincial traffic resources and another 162 municipal traffic resources that are dedicated to improving public safety on our roadways throughout the province by providing enforcement, education and building of partnerships. Its Traffic Services is known for being effective with law enforcement activities such as impaired driving, occupant restraints and dealing with aggressive drivers.
Through the growth and stewardship of permanent endowment funds and the distribution of income to a broad range of eligible organizations, Vancouver Foundation, in meeting community needs, provides philanthropic leadership to improve the quality of life for all British Columbians.
Vancouver Foundation is the custodian of 900 funds which make up its Consolidated Trust Fund with a market value in excess of $600 million. Each year they distribute $30 million in 2003, representing a portion of the income generated from these investments, to organizations and groups which support the Foundation’s mandate.
The Victoria Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in our community through the stewardship of permanent funds and other gifts and by grant making for charitable purposes on Southern Vancouver Island and beyond.
The White Rock Millennium Rotary club
The White Rock Millennium Rotary Club is proud to be a fund raising partner of the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation. The Rotarydonateacar program is a registered charity, and a fund raising vehicle whereby Rotary partners donate motor vehicles, utilizing the Rotary infrastructure to auction the vehicles and issue tax receipts.
The donors receive tax receipts equal to the amount of the sale and the proceeds go to both the BCAA Traffic Foundation and Rotary. The proceeds to the BCAA Safety Foundation are noted on the web site while the proceeds to Rotary go to community and international projects such as Polio Plus and the Wheelchair Foundation. For further details visit Donate A Car.
WorkSafeBC is an independent provincial agency dedicated to promoting healthy and safe workplaces for British Columbia’s workers and employers. In the event of work-related injuries or diseases, WorkSafeBC works with the affected parties to provide return-to-work rehabilitation, compensation, health-care benefits and a range of other services.
Together, WorkSafeBC and BCAA TSF are developing innovative Occupational Road Safety programs to decrease the number of work-related motor vehicle injuries and fatalities in BC by 30 per cent by 2020. The initiative includes the creation of a comprehensive BC-wide fleet safety strategy as well as a Winter Driving Safety Awareness program. Road safety stakeholders across the province will be engaged to identify and prioritize other occupational road safety issues.
• BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation Golf Classic sponsors