Posts Tagged: emergency

Emergency crews investigate small sulphuric acid spill in Kootenays

A small acid leak was reported by a contractor carrying sulphuric acid in a community east of Trail on Saturday. According to a statement from … Google Alert – tofino

BC First Nation, governments sign first-ever emergency management agreement

A first-of-its-kind tripartite emergency management agreement with a First Nations government in Canada was unveiled in Vancouver, B.C. Saturday morning at the Pan Pacific. Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of...

Emergency alerts coming to BC cell phones

Beginning Friday April 6, emergency alerts in British Columbia issued through the national Alert Ready program will also be sent to compatible wireless devices, such as smartphones, to ensure...

Emergency preparedness meeting in Ucluelet today

The district has an emergency preparedness Open House scheduled for March 8 from 3-7 p.m. at the Ucluelet Community Centre. The event was organized after the community was evacuated...

BC launches emergency response centre to curb overdose deaths

The provincial government is launching a multi-tiered overdose emergency response centre to better connect regional and local social workers, health … Google Alert – tofino

UPDATE: Emergency personnel disagree with decision to re-open Shambhala

The party is back on at the Shambhala Music Festival as organizers have told people they can stay. While many festival goers have already left, … Google Alert – tofino

Provincial state of emergency declared

With 56 new wildfires started today alone in B.C., the government has issued a provincial state of emergency. The first one in 14 years. Minister of … Google Alert –...

VIDEO: Tofino and Ucluelet participate in Island-wide emergency communications drill

Tofino and Ucluelet's Emergency Operations Centres participated in the Island-wide drill that involved playing out a mock scenario where a 6.9 … Google Alert – tofino

West Coast gears up for Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week), May 7 to 13, 2017

On Wednesday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the District of Ucluelet and the District of Tofino will participate in “Exercise Sweeper”, a communication … Google Alert –...

Gord Johns urges Ottawa to deal with Ahousaht's water emergency

The remote community of Ahousaht, located roughly 20 kilometres north of Tofino, has been without clean drinking water since a water main break on … Google Alert – tofino