An Update from The Department of National Defence

An Update from The Department of National Defence

Please find below an update from the Department of National Defence on the former Blair Rifle Range:

 

On June 27th, 2018, the Department of National Defence (DND) will host a public information session with the Northlands community about precautionary site surveys for military ordnance (also known as unexploded explosive ordnance or UXO), at the former Blair Rifle Range. DND experts will be on hand to discuss the work undertaken to ensure the safety of the community, and to answer your questions.

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION DETAILS

 

When: June 27, 2018

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Parkgate Community Centre,

              Room R-63, 3625 Banff Court,

              North Vancouver

 

If you see something that looks like it may be UXO, please follow these steps:

 

  • Don’t touch it.
  • Turn around and leave the area the same way you came in.
  • Call 911 or local police.

 

If you have any questions about DND’s UXO activities at the former Blair Rifle Range, please contact us by e-mail at UXOCanada [at] forces [dot] gc [dot] ca, or by phone at 613-943-7860.

 

Through its UXO Legacy program, DND is working to reduce UXO risks at former military sites across Canada and ensure these areas are safe for Canadians. To learn more about UXO safety and DND’s UXO program, visit Canada.ca/UXO-Safety.

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