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People encouraged to prepare for stormy weather

Victoria Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 5:55 PM People living in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island and on the North and Central Coast can expect stormy weather between today and Oct. 31. This type of seasonal storm is typical for the region and is not unusual for this time of year. Environment Canada forecasts a narrow band of heavy precipitation moving through the North and Central Coast on Wednesday, Oct.

Make safe driving part of your Thanksgiving long weekend

  Victoria Thursday, October 6, 2022 7:30 AM As the Thanksgiving long weekend approaches, travellers are encouraged to stay safe on the road by planning ahead and using extra caution. Drivers on routes throughout the province should also expect above-average traffic volumes and plan accordingly. Drivers can expect delays on Coquihalla Highway 5, as portions of the highway are still one lane in each direction due to damage from last

Selfadvocatenet.com Heat Warnings and Tips to Stay Safe Information 2022.

Attention Self Advocates For your Health. Sunny Hot Weather  information to Stay Safe in heat everyone Statement on prolonged heat warnings throughout B.C. Updated July 29, 2022 Victoria Friday, July 29, 2022 4:05 PM Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, have issued the following statement on prolonged heat warnings throughout B.C.: “As we head

B.C. expecting first hot stretch of summer

Victoria Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 5:28 PM British Columbians should take precautions this weekend, as Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the first hot stretch of the summer for most regions in B.C. The warmer-than-average temperatures are expected to begin Friday, June 24, and last through June 28, 2022. Daytime temperatures are expected to rise into the low to mid-30s in the Interior, low 30s in the

Tips to stay safe, cool during extreme heat wave

Victoria Friday, June 25, 2021 8:00 AM British Columbians are being asked to take precautions this weekend, as Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for most of the province, predicting a dangerous, long heat wave beginning Friday, June 25 and lasting until Tuesday, June 29. Environment Canada notes the record-breaking temperatures will provide little relief at night, with elevated overnight temperatures, increasing the risk of heat-related illnesses. HealthLink BC has these

Food Safety for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Self Advocates Food Safety Tips Fruit and Vegetables   Eating a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables is part of a healthy diet and can help lower your risk of many chronic diseases, including some types of cancer. Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide recommends adults eat 7 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, depending on your age. For more information, visit Canada’s Food Guide https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/. Contaminated

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control Halloween Tips 2020

Celebrate less socially and trick-or-treat locally this Halloween!     Skip Halloween parties this year Trick or treating in small groups can be a safe and a fun activity Get creative in making space when handing out treats No matter how you celebrate Halloween this year… Turn off your porch light and stay at home if you are sick or self-isolating. Try including a non-medical mask or face covering as

Selfadvocatenet.com coverage of the Corona Virus Pandemic

Attention Self Advocates The selfadvocatenet.com coverage of the Corona Virus pandemic also called COVID 19  is intended to inform Self Advocates by bringing you daily updates and information regarding this life-threatening situation so you stay healthy and safe.   We encourage all Self Advocates to follow the Ministry of Health guidelines so we can stop the spread of this virus quickly. We each must do our part to protect ourselves and

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