Hey everyone, it’s been announced that low-income renters can get a one-off $500 federal payment from the federal government to help with housing costs. Find more information on eligibility and how to apply here:
It’s November and we’re celebrating caregivers! It can be hard to connect with other caregivers…but it’s important to know you aren’t alone.
Not sure how to connect? Start here!
Hey everyone, just wanted to reach out with info from Prepared BC about how you can find your local cooling centre – check it out. Keep cool and stay safe!
Hey everyone, check out the information from PreparedBC about recognizing and treating heat-related illnesses – stay safe and keep cool!
Hey everyone, looks like the power’s back on in the Okanagan! Another good reminder to keep those emergency preparedness kits stocked with flashlights, batteries, and candles.
Hey everyone, some weather and air quality alerts in our area – stay safe!
Hey everyone, with the current heat warnings in effect please take extra precautions to keep cool at this time.
Stay updated on heat warnings and current wildfire info (https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/) and find out what measures are in place locally for cooling centres and heat response/resources, should you need them. Example from Kelowna here: https://www.kelowna.ca/our-community/news-events/news/cool-down-locations-available-public-temperatures-climb
Stay safe everyone!
Hey everyone, it’s National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 — learn more about National Indigenous Peoples Day here, find out about National Indigenous History Month (June) here, and share what’s going on in your community in the comments!
National Indigenous Peoples Day takes place on the summer solstice, June 21. It’s a special occasion to learn more about the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and histories of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
Learning about Indigenous Peoples, places and experiences is a step forward each Canadian can take on the path to reconciliation.https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/celebrate-canada/indigenous-peoples-day.html
Hey everyone, there has been a local state of emergency declared in Kelowna due to flooding. Latest updates from Central Okanagan Emergency Operations available here.
A reminder to keep connected with emergency operations in your local community – stay safe!