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LIAS Annual General Meeting

Event Date: 
Jun 17 2020

Mark your calendar but stay tuned for the location(s). Looks like the Community Hall grounds and possibly via phone / online too. We will update as soon as we confirm. Open to all LIAS members. We will be voting 8 Directors to the Board, updates and other business (including financial).

Coastal Wildfire News #2, May 22

This issue features articles on the science of putting out a fire, and a campfire, and reducing fuels to reduce the intensity of a fire, and what a homowner can do to reduce the intensity of a fire near their place.

UBI petition

Our MP, Gord Johns, is sponsoring this petition is support of a Universal Basic Income. 

https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2577

Coastal Wildfire News

This is the first issue of the Coastal Wildfire News, dated May 8.

Fisheries management areas around LasquetiL 14--3, 16-1, 16-19, 16-20

Fisheries management subareas around Lasqueti are 14-3, 16-1, 16-19 and 16-20. Each is described below.

map of area 14 (Oyster River - Parksville)  at  https://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/maps-cartes/areas-secteurs/14-eng.html

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BC211 Safe Seniors Program Available to Residents 65 and Older

The Regional Emergency Operations Centre would like to remind residents aged 65 and older that accessing non-medical assistance is just a phone call away through the Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Program. This service is available to all seniors living in Tla’amin Nation, the City of Powell River and throughout the qathet Regional District.

Trust Council meeting

Trust Council had a brief electronic meeting today, the first ever. The following is quoted from the meeting agenda: “Under normal circumstances, a special electronic meeting notice must specify a physical location where the public can hear, or watch and hear, the meeting participants.

Moderate Fire Hazard Rating and Burn Ban reminder

Our local Fire Hazard Rating has been raised to moderate.

 

Reminder to all that all Category 2 & 3 Fires will be prohibited throughout BC effective Thursday, April 16 at noon.

 

The following is from the information bulletin put out by the BC Ministry of Forests etc regarding this burn ban:

"Touching" base!

Thoughts are with you all through this "distancing" time. I can see from the website as well as from contact with various people that there are a lot of great things happening on Lasqueti with regards to respecting the public health precautions and helping those in need during this pandemic. The community must be proud of the actions it has taken. Please keep up the great work.

MP/MLA info

I have been in contact with our MP Gord Johns and MLA Michelle Stilwell, expressing some concerns around essential services. While the Provinces are taking the lead role in terms of response, both Johns and Stilwell are taking note and are aware of our unique situation here.