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Quadra Island seniors being urged to prepare homes to cope with forest fires

By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

Though it’s early spring, seniors on Quadra Island are being urged to act now to prepare their homes for possible forest fires in BC.

Mike Gladish, coordinator of the local Seniors Emergency Preparedness Program, says that once the weather warms up the risk of forest fires increases.

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New program underway on Quadra Island to help seniors cope with extreme weather

By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

The Seniors Emergency Preparedness Program on Quadra Island started at the end of November 2022 through the non-profit Quadra Circle organization. Program Coordinator Mike Gladish says the goal is to help seniors cope with extreme weather conditions—whether it’s during winter storms or intense heat in summer.

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