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Saanich: Free Emergency Preparedness Presentations

When disaster strikes, your chances of staying safe, healthy and comfortable are much better if you are prepared. This 90–minute presentation offers the information you need to prepare yourself and your family to survive on your own for up to 7 days after any type of disaster. Each household participating in the presentation will receive a free workbook to help with emergency planning. 

  • Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, 7–8:30 pm, Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Drive. Register for Course #739704 at 250-475-7600 
  • Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 1–2:30 pm, Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Rd. Register for Course #745405 at 250-475-7121 
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 7–8:30 pm, G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, 3100 Tillicum Road. Register for Course #733204 at 250-475-5400 
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 7–8:30 pm, Gordon Head Recreation Centre, 4100 Lambrick Way. Register for Course #745404 at 250-475-5400

To arrange a 1-hour presentation for your Block Watch, church, strata, neighbourhood or other Saanich group, call 250–475–7140 or email.


Are you interested in emergency preparedness and helping your community? We are looking for individuals to volunteer with the Saanich Emergency Program. Enhance your own preparedness and learn skills to assist others during an emergency or disaster. We are recruiting for positions in Emergency Social Services and Emergency Radio Communications. All training provided.

The Saanich Emergency Program is hosting a Volunteer Information Session

Tuesday, January 26, 7:00 pm, at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Road – Activity Room

For questions or to RSVP, please email sep@saanich.ca or tel. 250–475–7145

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