Revised: September 25, 2001
Revised: December 12, 2007
Revised: February 17, 2015
Revised: November 15, 2016
Revised: October 16, 2018
Revised: February 25, 2020
All School District properties are designated no smoking and no vaping allowed. The use of tobacco, vapour products and cannabis (in all forms) is banned on all public and private kindergarten to Grade 12 schools in British Columbia.
The ban extends to all school property 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, regardless of whether or not school is in session. The ban also includes vehicles, parking lots, sports fields, driveways, courtyards, private vehicles parked on school property and areas abutting school property.
The Board believes in providing welcoming, safe and sustainable facilities that enhance the learning and teaching environment and is committed to its fundamental responsibility of enforcing the ban on the use of tobacco, vapour products and cannabis on school property, as required under the legislation and this policy.