Emergency Preparedness

Child, 3, falls from window in Burnaby, sparking warning from BC Children’s Hospital

Fasten windows and lock balconies are just a few of the suggested safety measures

 

North Okanagan to receive emergency preparedness funding from province

Local district, municipalities will receive just shy of $87K combined from province-wide funding pool

 

Local club funds new rescue equipment for Vernon firefighters

Vernon Four Seasons Kiwanis Club donated more than $12,500 for new extrication tool

 

Flood potential puts Lumby on evacuation alert

Village frustrated that protective measures can’t remain in place despite annual flooding

Rockslide obstructing traffic on rural Shuswap road

Large boulders rolled onto Sunnybrae Canoe-Point Road in the South Shuswap.

4.8 earthquake shakes Vancouver Island’s west coast

No tsunami expected at this time