Fire Prevention Workshop
This session will be delivered in three locations, please select one
March 31st, 2017
Port Alberni, BC
April 4th, 2017
April 6th, 2017
Port Hardy, BC
We would like to invite participation from your community in the upcoming Fire Prevention Workshop being facilitated by Indigenous Affairs and Northern Development Canada (INAC), Elizabeth Greenberg of Fire Proof Consulting and Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council.
The overall objective of this interactive workshop is to inform, discuss and empower leadership on the immediate necessity for Fire Prevention policies and programming in their communities.
Who Should Attend?
Up to two (2) representatives from your community are invited to attend, and we encourage each community to send a team from across disciplines/departments. This workshop will be directly relevant to Band Council Members, Administrators, Housing and Capital professionals. This workshop may also be of interest to a youth representative in your community who could help raise community awareness about fire safety protection.
Provide information to the participants that gives them a basis for development of a comprehensive Fire Prevention Education Program in their communities.
Discuss the barriers to implementing a program and how to overcome them.
Provide the participants with the basic tools to begin discussions with their respective nations.
To deliver a model for communities to create and deliver their own programming with regard to the prevention of fires through education and inspection programs and policies.
This workshop will be interactive in nature and encourage attendees to share their own thoughts and experiences.