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Saanich launches series of Emergency Prep. talks

The District of Saanich is launching two talks on Emergency Preparedness, on various dates: 

1. Energy safety and provide tips on how to prepare for an earthquake

Michelle Petrusevich, Public Safety Manager

  • Monday, April 1, 2019, 7- 8:00 p.m.
    • At: Gordon Head Recreation Centre, 4100 Lambrick Way
    • Register for course #21764 at 250-475-7100

A major emergency or disaster could disrupt utilities and emergency services for days or even weeks. In addition to your basic emergency planning and kits for your family, FortisBC representatives will discuss energy safety and provide tips on how to prepare for an earthquake. This is an interactive session.


2. Emergency Preparedness Begins with You

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.

Dates and venues: 

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019,7-8:30 p.m.
    • G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, 3100 Tillicum Road
    • Register for course #16906 at 250-475-5400
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7- 8:30p.m.
    • Gordon Head Rec. Centre, 4100 Lambrick Way
    • Register for Course # 17969 at 250-475-7100
  • Thursday, April 25,2019, 7-8:30 p.m.
    • Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Road
    • Register for course #18934 at 250-475-7121
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Dr.
    • Register for Course # 21793 at 250-475-7600
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Dr.
    • Register for Course # 21793 at 250-475-7600

Note: The Saanich Emergency Program will also come to you to present to a group of 10 people or more. For more information please contact the SEP office at 250.475.7140or SEP@saanich.ca.

Kristie Robbins

Saanich Emergency Program

Saanich Fire Department

760 Vernon Avenue

Victoria BC  V8X 2W6

 t.    T. 250-475-7140

        www.saanich.ca/fire

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