Posted on: May 11, 2017 3:15pm

Westbank First Nation declares State of Local Emergency

Westbank First Nation (WFN) Chief and Council have now declared a State of Local Emergency, due to flooding in close proximity to reserve lands I.R. #9 and I.R. #10, and associated threats in the proximity of WFN reserve lands.

The state of local emergency will remain in force for 11 days until midnight, May 22nd, 2017 unless cancelled by Order of WFN Chief and Council.

(Attached below: 2017-05-11 WFN Declaration of State of Local Emergency)

Declaration of Local State of Emergency