EVACUATION ORDER CONTINUES
December 11, 2014
UPDATE Thursday, December 11, 6:00 am: The Evacuation Order issued Wednesday, December 10 at 2:15 pm remains in place
The City of Courtenay has been advised of the imminent danger of flooding to the life and property of persons resident or present in the areas adjacent to the Tsolum, Puntledge and Courtenay Rivers.
See the area in the attached map (below).
Based on this information, an order pursuant to the Emergency Program Act to evacuate these areas has been authorized in the interest of life safety at 2:15 pm on December 10, 2014.
Other agencies will be expediting this action in these areas on behalf of the City of Courtenay.
YOU MUST LEAVE THIS AREA IMMEDIATELY AND PROCEED TO HIGHER GROUND AWAY FROM THE RIVER
THE RCMP WILL ENFORCE THIS EVACUATION ORDER
Map updated December 11, 2014 at 9:00 am