301 Moved Permanently

301 Moved Permanently


Your Options are Limited

From the 2011 Census Employee Self-study, published by Statistics Canada.

  • Never read maps while driving.
  • Check the back seat and floor for intruders before opening the door.
  • Learn how to change a tire.
  • Do not open the door to a stranger, no matter whether male or female.
  • Do not stop to offer help to a stranded motorist.
  • If you think a car is following you, do not drive home.
  • In underground parking lots, walk to your car with your keys in your fist, get in, lock the doors and drive out of the building as quickly as possible.
  • [On the bus,] if you are alone or if it is late at night, sit near the driver.
  • Walk with an air of determination and authority and always look around you.
  • Hold on to handrails on stairs.
  • If no rail is provided, proceed with caution.
  • When walking, if you are followed by a car, make a visible point of taking out a pen and paper.
  • Stand to the side of the door when facing it to avoid being hit if the door suddenly opens outwards.
  • If you are threatened, leave imm­ediately.
  • Never bother a dog when it is eating, resting, sleeping, or chewing on something.
  • Maintain eye contact.
  • Don’t smile when you are angry.
  • If you are overpowered by an armed assailant, your options are limited.
  • Ask for a room close to a parking spot and to the front desk.
  • If you believe that someone has followed you onto an elevator, push the wrong floor button and get off.
  • Be cautious when dealing with people who smell of alcohol or marijuana.
  • Expect the unexpected.

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