Taylor, Fort Nelson receive grants to plan evacuation routes

The District of Taylor and the Northern Rockies RM are two of 60 communities splitting $1.5 million in provincial money to plan evacuation routes.

"We can't predict exactly when a disaster may hit, but we can help our partners prepare so that if people have to be evacuated, they're doing so in the safest, best way possible," said Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General.

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"Investing in communities and people is top of mind, and this is another step toward ensuring people's safety in the event of a large-scale emergency situation."

Taylor has been granted $18,500. The Northern Rockies have been granted $10,475.

The grants comes from the province's community emergency preparedness fund. 

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca

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