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MLA Update: flooding and supply chain information

An update on flooding and supply chain concernsBefore sharing some updates about goings-on in our community and recent government work, I want to begin my newsletter in hopes that I can inform and assist community members who may need it, with regards to the recent flooding and subsequent concerns.This past week has been undoubtedly difficult for… Continue reading MLA Update: flooding and supply chain information

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Saanich Police: non-emergency line instead of front counter

From the the Saanich Police Blockwatch newsletter:  Saanich Police recognizes the challenging times in our community. The safety of our residents and personnel remain the top priority of the Saanich Police. To ensure the safety of the public and our personnel, our front counter service will be unavailable until such time the BC Provincial Health… Continue reading Saanich Police: non-emergency line instead of front counter

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Tsunami information guide published by Saanich

The District of Saanich, in collaboration with the Capital Region Emergency Programs, has published a handy PDF guide on preparing for tsunamis, including detailed maps of the hazard zones. Tsunamis are rare, but dangerous. Possible causes include: Sudden movements on the sea floor Earthquakes Underwater landslides Land slumping into the ocean Large volcanic eruptions Meteorite… Continue reading Tsunami information guide published by Saanich

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Upcoming Emergency Prep education & volunteering

The Saanich Emergency Program is providing emergency preparedness sessions for residents of Saanich. These sessions will teach you how to plan and prepare to support yourself and your loved ones for at least seven days after an event impacts our community. Each household participating will receive a free workbook to help with emergency planning. Register… Continue reading Upcoming Emergency Prep education & volunteering

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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… Continue reading Saanich launches series of Emergency Prep. talks

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Saanich Emergency Preparedness Presentation

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:00-8:30 p.m., Gordon Head Recreation Centre, 4100 Lambrick Way Notice from Saanich Emergency Program:  When disaster strikes, your chances of staying safe, healthy and comfortable are much better if you are prepared. This one-hour presentation offers the information you need to prepare yourself and your family to survive on your own for up to… Continue reading Saanich Emergency Preparedness Presentation

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CBC Emergency Podcast: “Fault Lines”

Chad Pacholik, Emergency Program Specialist of the Saanich Emergency Program and Fire Department, has asked us to advise our residents:  Please note that these CBC podcasts will be aired on October 11 (not December 11 as stated in previous email). On October 11, the CBC will start a 5-part podcast series about earthquakes and emergency… Continue reading CBC Emergency Podcast: “Fault Lines”

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Saanich Emergency Program Volunteer Information Session

Notice from the Saanich Emergency Program: VOLUNTEER WITH US 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… Continue reading Saanich Emergency Program Volunteer Information Session

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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… Continue reading Saanich: Free Emergency Preparedness Presentations