April 12, 2022
The North Vancouver School District is proud to host its first Outdoor Safety and Emergency Preparedness Open House at Argyle Secondary on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
This family-friendly community event will showcase the expertise of local emergency management bodies and first responders and aims to build awareness and resiliency around outdoor safety and emergency preparedness.
The event consists of an outdoor trade show and select smaller group information sessions/workshops hosted by participating organizations. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to speak with and learn from experts and get up close to emergency vehicles and equipment used in real-life rescues, including helicopters used by North Shore Rescue.
This free event also includes a complimentary bike valet service and a variety of food truck options where refreshments are available for purchase.
Participating organizations include:
- North Shore Rescue
- District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services
- North Vancouver City Fire Department
- North Vancouver RCMP Community Police Services
- Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue – Station #2
- BC AdventureSmart
- North Shore Emergency Management
- ShakeOut BC
- Lifesaving Society
- North Shore Black Bear Society
- Metro Vancouver Regional Parks
- Cheakamus Centre
- Girl Guides of Canada
About the North Vancouver School District
The North Vancouver School District provides world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student and bring communities together to learn, share and grow. As a school district with over 15,000 students, their parents and caregivers, and more than 2,500 staff, there is a strong sense of community. Visit www.sd44.ca to learn more
Lisa Dalla Vecchia
North Vancouver School District
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