Emergency Program

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Bowen Island Municipality Emergency Program

The Emergency Program plans for the response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters in order to help to protect the health and safety of Bowen Island residents. 

Upcoming Events

ESS Meeting - Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

All are welcome, 7pm at Fire Hall #2. 

Fire Smart Workshop - Thursday, September 27th, 2018

On-island Fire Smart workshops are presented by Bruce Blackwell, provincial fire expert and author of Bowen Island's Community Wildfire Protection Plan. 

7 PM at Fire Hall #2, 1421 Adams Rd.

All are welcome, no registration required. 

Introduction to Pet Services - Saturday, October 13th, 2018

By the end of this one-day course, the student will have an understanding of how to prepare for deployment, the fundamentals for establishing a shelter,  incident command, communication, documentation and self-care. The course covers smaller domestic pets, exotics and companion livestock, such as would be present on most hobby farms.

No Charge for Emergency Program Volunteers

Contact the Emergency Program Coordinator to register

First Aid with Amanda Ockleon - Saturday, Nov 17th, 2018

Full Day Emergency First Aid or Half Day CPR/AED only 

See lifesaverswithamanda.com for more information 

No Charge for Emergency Program Volunteers

Contact the Emergency Program Coordinator to register

Stay tuned for training opportunities in 2018 including:

  • First Aid - November 17th, 2018 
  • Pet Preparedness
  • Rapid Damage Assessment 

Personal Preparedness

Preparedness begins at home! Are you prepared to look after your families needs for at least 72 hours?

Visit GetPrepared.gc.ca or PreparedBC for more information and resources.


You can also download Emergency Contact Info Cards for your Household Emergency Plan

Volunteer Organizations

Emergency Support Services (ESS) (formerly Emergency Social Services) 

Bowen Amateur Radio Service (BEARS)

Neighborhood Emergency Response People (NERPs)

Community AED Program

Emergency Program Reference Documents

Last Updated on 2018-08-30 at 9:34 AM