Emergency Services

Emergency Preparedness

It is important to be prepared in case of an an emergency that creates an extended service outage. Find out more information about what your family can do to be prepared.

Emergency Alert System

In an effort to alert residents and businesses of emergency situations, the Municipality of North Cowichan has implemented an automated emergency alert system. This system will notify you by email or telephone of the nature of the emergency and where to obtain more information. Sign up now!

Fire Protection

The North Cowichan Fire Department is a trained and dedicated team of on-call paid firefighters with four fire halls: Chemainus, Crofton, Maple Bay and South End. 

Policing

North Cowichan is served by a local detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
North Cowichan - Duncan RCMP
6060 Canada AVE, DUNCAN, V9L 1V3
(250) 748-5522

ServiceBC

Local area ServiceBC office is located at 5785 Duncan Street.

Health Services

The Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) provides health care to the residents of Vancouver Island, and oversees North Cowichan's main hospital, Cowichan District Hospital

Ambulance services are provided by British Columbia Ambulance Service and St. John Ambulance.