New Lasqueti Emergency Contact Numbers Are Now Operational

Lasqueti Island, BC – The new emergency phone numbers have taken effect as of today, June 8, 2021.
For all emergencies on Lasqueti Island the numbers to call are as follows:

 

1-855-871-1175, or  250-954-4432.

 
The qathet Regional District (qRD), Northern 911 and the Lasqueti Island Volunteer Fire Department (LIVFD) have completed the implementation and testing phase in order to ensure system readiness. The LIVFD has distributed new emergency calling cards for residents to post in their homes and extra cards are available at the post office, Provisions, and the Blue Roof.
 
To implement Amended Option C, the qRD has contracted Northern 911 to provide live operator dispatch services for emergency services on island. The Northern 911 dispatch centre is now providing a live operator 24/7 to receive emergency calls and to dispatch responders on Lasqueti Island.
 
For information on the LIVFD, please visit click here.
 
Contact:
 
Ryan Thoms, Manager of Emergency Services
#202-4675 Marine Avenue Powell River, BC, V8A 2L2
qathet Regional District
rthoms@qathet.ca www.qathet.ca
604-485-2260
 
 
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