Helmets protect your head and your child’s head from injury in a crash. Children and adults should wear helmets when participating in wheeled activities, as parents are very important role models when it comes to helmet use.
Everyone (all ages) who rides a bike, uses in-line skates, scooters or skateboards is required to wear a helmet. The police can issue an expensive ticket for not wearing a helmet in Nova Scotia.
As of November 2012, it will be required by law to wear a ski or snowboard helmet for all ages, when skiing or snowboarding at any ski hill in Nova Scotia.
It is mandatory for everyone to wear a helmet when riding a bike. The police can give a fine for not wearing a helmet while cycling in New Brunswick.
As of January 1, 2014, the City of Moncton has enacted a mandatory helmet policy for skaters of all ages using the city’s indoor rinks.
Prince Edward Island
It is mandatory for everyone to wear a helmet when riding a bike. The police can give a fine for not wearing a helmet while cycling in PEI.