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Strathcona Regional District to switch emergency notification platform

A new app will be used to communicate emergency notifications within the Strathcona Regional District. The new system will come into effect on May 2 with the district switching from Connect Rocket to Alertable. The...

UPDATE: One Killed In Helicopter Crash

A helicopter crash near Campbell River has killed one and hospitalized another. Emergency crews, including the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, responded to reports of a downed helicopter in a heavily wooded area, north west of...

SRD Reaching Out To Engage Residents With New System

The Strathcona Regional District is encouraging residents to register for the Emergency Notification System. The system, developed out of the results of a recent preparedness survey, sends out alerts en masse to landlines and cellular...

Mounties Reminding Respect For Emergency Vehicles

Mounties are reminding motorists to pull over and stop for emergency vehicles. Constable Amron Russell says it doesn't matter which side of the road you're on. When you hear a siren, move out of...

SRD & CVRD Join Forces To Teach Emergency Evacuation Skills

The Strathcona Regional District is holding a workshop on community evacuation this weekend. It takes place at the Black Creek Community Centre from 4:15 to 5:15. Protective Services Co-ordinator Shaun Koopman says they'll...

Being prepared for an earthquake

A Seismologist says recent earthquakes off northern Vancouver Island are a good reminder to be prepared. A 5.7 magnitude quake struck 175 kilometres west of Port Hardy on Friday evening, following a number of nearby...

Emergency staff encourage residents to evaluate emergency plans

Emergency preparedness staff are urging people to review your emergency plan. Shaun Koopman says the recent rain events in our region and the earthquake that hit New Zealand on the weekend are reminders of...

Crews called out after flooding downtown

City crews were out overnight and this morning after heavy rains and high tides led to flooding in the downtown area. Transportation Manager Drew Hadfield says it's not uncommon to have flooding in that area. Hadfield...
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