Coast Reporter Radio: Ringing in the new year with emergency preparedness

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Coast Reporter Radio Episode 129:

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It’s a new year, and the province of BC wants you to “ring in 2019 with a commitment to emergency preparedness” after that big, late December storm.

We’ll also hear a couple of the big 2019 goals from the mayors of Gibsons and Sechelt and the Chair of the sunshine Coast Regional District.

Show Notes:

Our story on the local impact of the Dec. 20 storm that BC Hydro is calling the worst it’s ever seen in terms of damage to the power grid:

https://www.coastreporter.net/news/local-news/strong-winds-knocked-out-power-closed-highway-on-coast-1.23554677

The report on “the most damaging storm in BC Hydro’s history”:

https://www.bchydro.com/content/dam/BCHydro/customer-portal/documents/news-and-features/report-most-damaging-storm-bc-hydro-history-january-2019.pdf

The BC government’s call to make emergency preparedness a New Year’s resolution:

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018PSSG0099-002479

This week’s Art Beat:

https://www.coastreporter.net/entertainment/arts-entertainment/art-beat-start-the-year-with-some-good-intent-1.23574243

 

 

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