The organization has already responded to over double its yearly average number of structure fire-related activations, according to a presentation to Parksville council by Aaron Dawson, emergency program coordinator for EMO.
“This declaration will address the potential of a mass evacuation scenario,” said Mike Farnworth, minister of public safety and solicitor general.

Keep up with the Latest Buzz

Soon we’ll be launching an Oceanside News email edition. 

“Bee” the first to know about it by signing up below:

We value your privacy. Your email address will not be shared with 3rd parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.