RDN News Release - Emergency Services Grants

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is receiving a total of $63,625 in new grants to support emergency services within the region. The RDN received a $18,200 Community Emergency Preparedness grant for Training and Exercise Enhancement which is funded by the Government of British Columbia and administered by the Union of BC Municipalities. Through a partnership grant between the Canadian Red Cross and the Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC (FCABC) with support from the Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC), the RDN was approved for six grants totaling $45,425 for a variety of firefighting and personal protective equipment (PPE) for local volunteer fire departments (VFD).

Photo: Members of the Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department with new fire suppression equipment received through grant funding streams

Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department

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