February 19: Planned Outage of Websites and Online Services for Maintenance

Posted February 17, 2017

On Sunday, February 19 from 6:00-11:00 AM, the following websites and online services will not be available while system maintenance is performed. Websites and online services may become available during this time frame, but may be subject to intermittent availability. We thank you for your patience.

  • WebReg - program registration for recreation and arts activities
    (Additional planned outage takes place Sunday, February 19 from 10:00 PM until 2:00 PM Monday, February 20)
  • eAgenda - agendas, minutes, reports for Council, Board, Committee and Commission meetings
  • Dog Licences - renewals  
  • Portal Login - for tenants of city owned properties and city employees
    (This service will be restored at 8:00 AM Monday, February 20)
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Wildlife & Waste

It is not uncommon for wildlife, including bears, to wander out of our forested areas and into our neighbourhoods. To minimize any interaction with wildlife, particularly bears, it is important to manage any potential attractants on your property.

Wildlife Checklist:

  • Keep your collection containers for garbage, recycling and yard waste/food scraps stored in a secure location until your collection day.
  • Ensure all blue box materials are rinsed thoroughly.
  • Place all food scraps into your green bin, we collect them first! Freeze any smelly foods and place them in your green bin on the day of collection. Learn more!
  • Compost correctly and avoid placing any potential attractants in your backyard composter. Lean more!
  • Pick ripe fruit and clean up any fallen fruit in your yard.
  • Ensure you clean and empty the drip tray on your barbeque after each use.
  • Remove bird feeders or suspend them on a cable.
  • Feed pets and store pet food indoors.

Providing bears with food, even unintentionally, is against the law in British Columbia (Dangerous Wildlife Protection Act Section 88.1)

To report a bear that appears to be threatening, call the Conservation Officer at 1-877-952-7277.

Want to Learn More?

Visit WildSafeBC Conservation Foundation for more information on bears and how to manage your attractants.