Public Notice - Gabriola Island Services Update & Warming Centre

Due to power outages on Gabriola Island, a warming station has been set up at the Gabriola Fellowship Church on the corner of Church Street and North Road that will run tonight, December 4 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and on Monday, December 5, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. If you need a ride, GERTIE will take you to the warming center. To reach GERTIE, call the Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD) duty officer at 250-755-9289 (cell) or the main fire hall at 250-247-9677. The GVFD fire hall is staffed 24/7 for emergencies.

BC Hydro is asking customers on Gabriola Island to conserve electricity and limit use for essential needs only. Power will be available for the village centre and critical services, but other parts of the Island may experience intermittent outages of two hours.

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