The Resort Municipality of Whistler’s Emergency Program is responsible for preparing the organization and community for major emergencies and disasters.
Emergency program overview
The municipal Emergency Program is responsible for preparing the organization and community for major emergencies and disasters.
The Sea to Sky Multimodal Evacuation Plan establishes the principles, structures, roles and responsibilities for a coordinated evacuation of the entire community of the Resort Municipality of Whistler and District of Squamish.
Emergency preparedness workshops
The Whistler Emergency Program offers emergency preparedness workshops for individuals, people with disabilities, neighbourhoods, schools and child-care facilities, businesses and organizations, and tourism operators.
Emergency Support Services
In an emergency or disaster, the Whistler Emergency Social Services team will provide short-term assistance to people in Whistler who are forced to leave their homes because of the event.
Emergency Planning Committee
The Emergency Planning Committee is a Select Committee of Council that provides advice to municipal staff and Council on matters relating to emergency preparedness and response.