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Who to call for downed power lines

If you notice any down power lines or trees please call 911 THEN our Housing team at 604-798-0942 or the Public Works team 604-991-0809 . DO NOT go near them stay 10 meters away.   If you have power or gas concerns, Housing and Public Works are unable to assist you in making those calls. [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Emergency Procedures, Safety & security|Tags: |Comments Off on Who to call for downed power lines

Community update, weather forecast and areas to avoid

Our local area is expecting a period of warming with additional rain and 60-80 kilometre an hour southern winds. Staff are monitoring problem trees, but Community Members should watch for tree branches breaking from the weight of ice and high winds. Be prepared for possible power outages if trees fall on power lines. Staff have [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Community update, weather forecast and areas to avoid

SICS, Seabird College, Preschool and Daycare closure Feb. 9

Seabird Island has decided to close Seabird Island Community School, Seabird College, Daycare and Preschool today, Thursday, February 9, 2017. This decision is in line with our neighbouring school districts. Please check back after 7:30 a.m. for additional information regarding the Band Office.

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on SICS, Seabird College, Preschool and Daycare closure Feb. 9

One step at a time… mock exercise tests emergency preparedness

“Take it one step at a time. Look after making the Band safer, making the community safer, and know that you’ll get through it – no matter what it is,” said trainer Lynn Orstad when asked what she hoped staff learned from her emergency preparedness training. Over the last few months, staff from Seabird Island [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Public Works & Housing|Tags: |Comments Off on One step at a time… mock exercise tests emergency preparedness