Posts Categorized: Notices

Oak Bay Emergency Program Presents

Neighbours Helping Neighbours Build a Disaster-Resistant Community May 3 to May 9 is Emergency Preparedness Week in British Columbia. As part of that week, the Oak Bay Emergency Program (OBEP) will be holding a FREE information session: May 5 – 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Windsor Pavilion, 2451 Windsor Road in Oak Bay This interactive session will provide residents with detailed information on how to identify the risks, to be prepared to be self-sufficient for a minimum of seven days…

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Emergency Preparedness Workshop

It begins with all of us Are you ready if a disaster strikes? Are you prepared to be self-sufficient for a minimum of 7 days after a major emergency or disaster? The Oak Bay Emergency Program (OBEP) will hold an information session on March 24th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Windsor Park Pavilion, 2451 Windsor Road in Oak Bay. The session will be interactive and provide detailed information on how to be properly prepared for a major…

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A Hand Written Letter – A Fading Art?

When was the last time that you sat down, picked up your favourite pen and took the time to hand write a letter to someone?  In this new age of instant communication, mass media and the electronic device, is letter writing becoming a lost art?   I was pleasantly surprised on a recent visit to the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, to find in a lobby upstairs, a table where a museum volunteer encouraged visitors to sit and compose a…

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Neighbourhood Meeting Postponed Until September – Date, Time and Place TBA

I had mentioned in my last post that a second Neighbourhood Meeting was planned for June 4, 2013.  I have just learned that this date will conflict with a series of public meetings to be scheduled the last week of May and first week of June for the Official Community Plan review.  As a result, the Neighbourhood Meeting will be postponed to September 2013.  This allows the community a “breather” from attending meetings during the summer when people are not…

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