November, 2019 Archives

Snow season survival

Nov 28 2019
Categories: News

Snow and cold temperatures are in the forecast. Learn about our snow removal policy, and get prepared for winter weather.

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Transit strike may affect Bowen commuters

Nov 21 2019
Categories: News

Unifor has announced an escalation of job action that will include a full work stoppage impacting commuters from Wednesday, November 27 to Friday, November 29. As a result, there will be no Translink bus or SeaBus service.

The local transit routes on Bowen Island and West Vancouver Blue Bus service should not be affected by this job action, but the 257 Express bus is operated by Translink and will be affected. Bowen Island commuters taking transit on the lower mainland may want to check TransLink alerts to determine any cancellations or delays.

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Become a NERP volunteer

Nov 18 2019
Categories: News

The Neighbourhood Emergency Response Program (NERP) is a Municipality-sponsored, grassroots program of neighbours supporting neighbours in emergency situations.

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Local volunteers participate in disaster exercise

Nov 12 2019
Categories: News

More than 20 volunteers gathered at the Bowen Island Community School last weekend to participate in an emergency response exercise supported by Bowen Island Municipality and funded by a provincial Community Emergency Preparedness Fund grant.

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Lead testing in municipal water systems

Nov 7 2019
Categories: News

Bowen Island Municipality does regularly test its raw water supplies (source water) in accordance with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) requirements and lead has consistently been below drinking water guideline limits.

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Fire department update

Nov 5 2019
Categories: News

We understand that the current issues with the Fire Department are of interest to the community. We will be posting updates here as they become available.

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