Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 04:26 PM
Due to technical difficulties we were unable to livestream the Committee of the Whole meeting on May 4, 2021.
This meeting has now been rescheduled to May 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm.
Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 08:00 AM
May 5, 2021
Every household should have an emergency plan. Creating a plan will help you and your family know what to do in case an emergency. Your family may not be together when an emergency occurs. Plan where to meet or how to contact each other and discuss what you will do in different situations. Take 20 minutes and create a document, including an electronic version and photocopies to keep in your car and/or at work and one close to your phone. As you create your emergency plan, consider...
Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 08:15 PM
Due to technical difficulties we are unable to livestream the Committee of the Whole meeting tonight.
This meeting has been postponed and will be rescheduled.
Please check our website tomorrow morning for the rescheduled date.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 08:00 AM
May 4, 2021
Across the country, we face number of natural hazards which can vary from region to region. Knowing what to do in each situation is an important part of being prepared. The following is a short list of hazards and emergency situations that could happen in our region, and instructions on what to do should you encounter them.
- If you are indoors, stay inside and DROP, COVER, and HOLD ON.
- Drop under heavy furniture such as a table, desk, bed or any solid furniture.
- Cover your...
Posted on Monday, May 03, 2021 08:00 AM
May 3, 2021
Emergency Management is a shared responsibility in a country as large as Canada. While governments work hard at all levels to keep us safe, everyone has a role to play in a crisis.
Emergency preparedness starts at the individual level. Experience has shown that individual preparedness goes a long way to help people cope better – both during and after a major disaster.
Municipalities are the first lines of defence when disaster strikes, police officers, firefighters, paramedics...