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Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Preparedness Week
May 5th -11th, 2019

And join the conversation by using the hashtags 

Come visit the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office May 6th - 10th, 2019
for information on how you and your family can be prepared in case of an emergency

Visit our Facebook page for our "Like, Share, Comment Challenge" for a chance to win a Survival Kit-in-a-Bottle!

Do YOUR part this Emergency Preparedness Week.

KNOW the Risks
Make a 72 hr Home Emergency Survival Kit
Make a PLAN -you can make your family emergency plan online at the Public Safety Canada Website: http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/plns/mk-pln-en.aspx
PREPARE you kits for not only yourself and your family, but don’t forget your Pet Emergency Kit, and Vehicle Emergency Kit

HOME EMERGENCY SURVIVAL KIT (Supplies for Your Family for 72 Hours)     

  • Container (box or plastic tub) for your kit
  • Food for 3 days per person and bottled water (4 L per person, per day)
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Spare batteries and phone chargers
  • Family first aid kit
  • Candles and matches/lighter
  • Extra car keys and cash
  • Important papersie: identification
  • Clothing and footwear
  • Blankets or sleeping bags
  • Toilet paper and other person items
  • Medication, spare glasses, mobility and hearing aids
  • Playing cards, games, toys
  • Manual can opener, bottle opener
  • Map of the County/Province
  • Duct tape and plastic sheeting
  • Water purification tablets
  • Corded telephone (non-electricity dependent)
  • Baby supplies/diapers
  • Pet food and supplies
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Disposable cups and plates, knives, forks, and spoons
  • Non-perishable healthy food
  • Choose ready-to-eat foods that don’t need refrigeration:
  • Canned food
  • Crackers and biscuits, honey, peanut butter, syrup, jam
  • Salt and pepper, sugar, instant coffee, tea

**NOTE** Consume and replace water and canned food and dry goods once a year


  • 3-day supply of pet food, water and medications
  • Paper towel, can opener
  • Blanket, small toy, bowls
  • Study leash, harness, collar
  • Muzzle if required
  • Cat litter pan, plastic bags
  • Carrier for transportation
  • Medical vaccination records
  • Up-to-date ID tag, licence, photo


  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Radio and batteries or crank radio
  • Spare batteries and phone charger
  • Vehicle first aid kit, seatbelt cutter
  • Candles and matches/lighter
  • Booster cables, tow chain/rope
  • Fire extinguisher (ABC type)
  • Tire pump/inflator and tire gauge
  • Gas container, vehicle fluids
  • Survival blankets, hot packs
  • Emergency/help sign
  • Emergency food/water
  • Emergency flares and safety triangle
  • Shovel, multi tool, snow brush/scraper
  • Sand, salt, traction mats or kitty litter
  • Compass, road maps, GPS
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday,
  • 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • (except statutory holidays)