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who share the same goal - to improve emergency care for children across Canada.

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Croup video
Posted by TREKK member on December 15, 2016

We have a new resource available for parents! Watch our new video about croup to learn about symptoms to watch for, ways to manage croup at home and when you need to seek medical attention. Please feel free to share the video with colleagues and parents. Watch the croup video here and check out our other parent tools here.

New Board of Directors Member
Posted by TREKK member on December 19, 2016

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Stephen Freedman as the newest member of our Board of Directors. Dr. Freedman is a member of the Sections of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Gastroenterology at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta and in 2016 he assumed the role of Chair, Pediatric Emergency Research Canada. We would also like to...


Most acutely ill and injured children in Canada are managed within emergency departments that are not part of a children’s hospital. Difficulties in getting the right resources and training have been cited as barriers to providing the best possible care in these settings. This has resulted in variable levels of emergency care for children within Canada.