Notices & Events

  Electoral Area Bulletin July 2017

Fire Safety Training on Passage Island August 13

Bowyer Island Residents Also Welcome

On Sunday, August 13, Metro Vancouver Safety, Security & Emergency Management staff will host a fire safety training session for Passage Island and Bowyer Island residents. The session will cover a variety of topics including:

  • Orientation and hands-on practice with the two most common types of wildfire suppression pumps
  • Use of portable hand-held fire extinguishers, backpack type manual water pumps and sprinklers
  • Ways to contact emergency services
  • Metro Vancouver’s role in assisting residents in the event of an evacuation
  • Personal preparedness
  • Fire behaviour

Date & Time: Sunday, August 13, 2017, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: South Bay, Passage Island

No matter where you are located, you are encouraged to review the FireSmart Homeowner’s Manual to help reduce the risk of fire in your community: www.bcwildfire.ca/prevention/docs/homeowner-firesmart.pdf

Contacts:
Marcin Pachcinski, Division Manager, Electoral Area, Planning Analytics and Environment, 604.451.6562, marcin.pachcinski@metrovancouver.org
Tom Pearce, Regional Planner, 604.432.6383, Tom.Pearce@metrovancouver.org.

Electoral Area A Official Community Plan (OCP)

 Learn more about Electoral Area A OCP and the community meetings