The Town of Shaunavon is fortunate to have the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Shaunavon Hospital and Care Centre, ambulance services as well as a volunteer fire department located within the community.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, PLEASE DIAL 911
For the full methodology and general process that the municipality will use to respond to emergency events, see this document:
The Town of Shaunavon EMERGENCY After Hours Contact Number: (306) 297-3636
The local RCMP detachment currently has 5 members covering an area of 7000 square kilometers.
SHAUNAVON HOSPITAL AND CARE CENTRE
SHAUNAVON AND DISTRICT FIRE & RESCUE
Shaunavon’s volunteer fire department provides emergency service any time of the day or night. There are currently 14 volunteers on the department. For more information regarding the Shaunavon and District Fire & Rescue please contact Merrick Goldstein at (306)297-2605.
Controlled Burns: 1-866-404-4911
SASKATCHEWAN CRIME STOPPERS
Southwest Regional Emergency Measures Organization
The Southwest Emergency Measures Organization serves the communities of the Town of Shaunavon, Town of Gull Lake, RM of Gull Lake, RM of Webb, RM of Carmichael, RM of Arlington, RM of Grassy Creek, RM of Bone Creek and the RM of Wise Creek.
Our mission is to develop emergency response plans to mitigate, respond and recover from natural and human caused disasters.
Our objective is to well position all citizens and infrastructure to a level of comfort and confidence in the event of a major emergency.
The group is supported by all local emergency services, Mayors, Reeves and Councils within the region. We look forward to working with all regional stakeholders to develop our organization to make our region a safe and secure place to live and work.
Follow the Southwest Regional EMO Facebook Page for updates on Emergency Preparedness, Public Service Announcements, and more emergency information.
REGIONAL RESILIENCE SPECIALIST CONTACT:
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How to Access public safety and weather alerts from The Weather Network:
Public Safety Alerts and weather warnings for events which pose an imminent threat to life or property will be available on the television service of The Weather Network.
The Weather Network is available on cable and satellite services across the province of Saskatchewan providing in-depth weather analysis, accurate weather forecasts, weather watches and warnings, and seasonal weather-related reports like a Ski, Pollen, and UV report.
On The Web
When a weather warning or public safety alert is issued it will appear at the top of the home page and any active alerts are also available at theweathernetwork.com/alerts. When visiting the city page for a location affected by a public safety alert or weather warning, details will appear at the top of the page. For certain alerts of high concern that pose a risk to personal safety, the city page background will appear red.
theweathernetwork.com is constantly updated with the latest weather news. The site provides weather information for thousands of Canadian locations, as well as hosting PointCastTM, an exclusive forecast providing weather information as close as 1km of any given location. With over 60,000 forecasts an hour, theweathernetwork.com is the most local and accurate weather website fulfilling all of your forecast needs.
Current public safety alerts or weather warnings for applicable locations will appear below the current conditions in a red banner.
You can select up to 10 locations and have quick access to any active public safety alerts for your home, office, school, cottage etc.
Take The Weather Network with you and keep the forecast at your fingertips. The Weather Network application is available on iOS, Android and BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, and will keep you up-to-date when the conditions change or alerts have been issued.
Facebook & Twitter
The Weather Network is active on social media and often provides active weather alerts and public safety announcements on Facebook and Twitter.
These feeds should be considered a supplemental source for urgent public safety and weather alerts, as they are not monitored 24 hours a day.