Emergency Preparedness

Child, 3, falls from window in Burnaby, sparking warning from BC Children’s Hospital

Fasten windows and lock balconies are just a few of the suggested safety measures


4.8 earthquake shakes Vancouver Island’s west coast

No tsunami expected at this time


City of Victoria offers free emergency preparedness workshops

There will be six workshops between January and March


More opportunities to learn about emergency preparedness in Saanich

There are three more events happening in Saanich this November

  • Nov 17, 2019

City of Victoria seeks volunteers to portray evacuees in emergency exercise

Families and individuals will play people who have bee displaced by a major fire

Peninsula hazmat techs take part in military-grade emergency simulation

Sidney Fire Department included in multi-agency emergency response exercise

Victoria shaking it out with earthquake preparedness

City invites residents to participate in provincewide emergency drill

Tips for Emergency Preparedness Week

The City of Victoria and the Province of B.C. want residents to plan ahead in case of an emergency.