At their January 12th meeting, the SRD Board had some good reports about the way individuals and corporations helped out during the recent cold snap.Continue reading SRD: Individuals and corporations helping out during recent cold snap
National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Colleen McDougall feels like she hasn’t slept since Christmas.
The Quadra Island resident works with a local company responsible for clearing snow from many of the public parking lots in the community.
Thursday she was shovelling pathways for the local bank after another storm hit the Vancouver Island region overnight, dumping at least a foot of snow.Continue reading Vancouver Island prepares to slip and slide after snow dump
The chill that started just before Christmas has been particularly hard on the house challenged population of Campbell River, Quadra island and Cortes island.
Some people are living in uninsulated cabins, trailers, boats, cars and tents.Continue reading Campbell River, Cortes, Quadra – Cold snap impacts a house challenged population
Pilot projects will be launched in the Village of Tahsis, District of Tofino, City of Parksville, Town of Qualicum Beach and City of Nanaimo next month.
Preparations are underway to bring the project onstream in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.Continue reading New Disaster preparedness app coming to Vancouver Island
The outlook for rural ambulance services within the Strathcona Regional District (SRD) has greatly improved, several directors agreed. Others require more information.Continue reading Support for Rural Paramedics improved but SRD wants to meet with BCEHS