Emergency Preparedness Week May 5th to May 11,2024 support of Emergency Preparedness week May 5th to May 11,2024 This page is to highlight why we need pay attention to being prepared for an emergency incase of fire ,floods, earthquakes etc. First what is situation your  in plan for  tips what you need to prepare for 1. Establish Multiple Family Meeting Spots: It’s important to stick together in an emergency, so establish a few places where your family can

Safety Tips Stay Safe for Winter 2024

Be prepared Self Advocates ALERT Cold weather season  Tips to Stay Safe   Get prepared for winter weather and storms Severe weather like snow, hail, blizzards, high winds or heavy rain can happen without warning and can affect your safety in different ways. Extreme cold can be hazardous, and the risk increases the more time you spend outdoors. On this page Know the risks Before winter As winter weather arrives

People encouraged to prepare for heat warnings

Victoria Saturday, August 12, 2023 8:00 AM People throughout British Columbia are encouraged to be prepared for heat as many regions of the province will experience high temperatures beginning Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023. Environment and Climate Change Canada has started to put in place heat warnings for parts of British Columbia. High temperatures are expected to begin over Vancouver Island and southwestern B.C. and may move across the southern Interior

Online Safety Guide for People With Disabilities

Self Advocates here is some online safety tips Useful Published by Haley Mullins on June 15, 2022   The internet is a fantastic tool to communicate with other people with similar likes and dislikes. Studies show that talking with others online is really helpful for many people with disabilities, as many find it easier than communicating in person. Unfortunately, there are some people that use the internet to harm people

Ways to prepare and stay safe as flood, fire and extreme heat season approaches

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 7-13 – Take a moment to ensure you and your family are prepared for an emergency Posted May 11th,2023 As we move from spring into summer and temperatures rise, CLBC is reminding individuals and families about resources to help prepare for emergency situations caused by flooding, wildfires and extremely high temperatures. We want to help ensure the individuals we serve are prepared and understand who

People encouraged to prepare for stormy weather

Victoria Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 5:55 PM People living in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island and on the North and Central Coast can expect stormy weather between today and Oct. 31. This type of seasonal storm is typical for the region and is not unusual for this time of year. Environment Canada forecasts a narrow band of heavy precipitation moving through the North and Central Coast on Wednesday, Oct.

Make safe driving part of your Thanksgiving long weekend

  Victoria Thursday, October 6, 2022 7:30 AM As the Thanksgiving long weekend approaches, travellers are encouraged to stay safe on the road by planning ahead and using extra caution. Drivers on routes throughout the province should also expect above-average traffic volumes and plan accordingly. Drivers can expect delays on Coquihalla Highway 5, as portions of the highway are still one lane in each direction due to damage from last

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