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Recreation Giant Bingo Postponed
Rocky Harbour Recreation Giant Bingo which was scheduled for Tuesday, April 25th has been postponed until Tuesday, May 2nd.


Posted: April 24, 2017 1:44 pm NFLD


2017 Come Home Year
SAVE THE DATE July 28th - August 5th 2017.. Spread the word to family and friends.. Stay tuned for updates.. Visit our Come Home page to download the Registration Form.. [More Details]


Posted: Feb 10, 2017 4:25 pm NFLD


Visit Rocky Harbour
Rocky Harbour is the largest community in Gros Morne National Park and is centrally located for touring our World Heritage Site. While our history has been closely linked with the fishing and the forest industries, Rocky Harbour has grown into Newfoundland's top tourism community. [More]

Posted: Sept 22, 2011 11:05 am NFLD


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Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention Education is one of the most rewarding programs you could participate in, whether you are a child, parent, teacher or firefighter.

Knowing what to do, attending these programs could save your life or the life of someone near and dear.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that approximately 80 percent of all fire deaths in the United States and Canada occur in the home. Roughly 11 people per day, die in home fires in the U.S and Canada.

Many lives can be saved if people react immediately when a fire alarm sounds. Once a fire starts, there's no time to develop a plan. The NFPA urges everyone to "Know When to Go".

The best protection against fire is preventing one from occurring at all. By educating yourself and your family, plus taking the steps to properly equip your home, the chances of ever having to personally deal with a fire become less.


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Fire Prevention Canada
My Home Escape Plan - PDF
National Fire Protection Association
Sparky The Fire Dog
The Story of Sparky The Fire Dog

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Recycling Depot Guidelines

1. All bottles are to have caps removed prior to drop off. Any bottles with cap still attached will be returned to the customer.

2. To avoid congestion at the depot, unless prior arrangements have been made with the staff, each customer is limited to 10 bags per drop off. Anything above will not be accepted at that time.

3. Groups wishing to hold a recycling drive must notify the depot 2 weeks prior to make sure they can accommodate a large amount of recyclables.

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Posted: Dec 4, 2015 5:22 pm NFLD


Safety During Power Outages

During extended outages, Hydro asks customers to please implement measures to stay safe. Safety information can be found at www.hydrosafety.ca. Here's tips for staying safe during a power outage:

·    Never go near or touch a fallen power line.

·    Don't use camp stoves or barbecues indoors as they produce hazardous fumes.

·    Turn thermostats to the lowest setting or switch them off; and keep only one light on to let you know when power has been restored.

·    Do not plug a portable generator into the wiring system of a home or building. This action could result in serious injury to utility workers.

·    Listen to the radio.

·    Stay warm with blankets and wearing layers.

·    Spend some quiet, quality time with friends and family while crews work to safely restore power.

Customers can get further updates on the Hydro Power Outages and Emergencies (24 hrs) line at 1-888-737-1296 or on Hydro’s website at www.nlh.nl.ca. Updates are also being provided to media and can be found by following us on Twitter @NLHydro, or through Facebook www.facebook.com/NLHydro.




Posted: Dec 4, 2015 3:50 pm NFLD


Emergency Preparedness Guides

Your Emergency Preparedness Guide: This guide explains in greater detail the steps Canadians should take to become better prepared for emergencies.
Included are a Family Emergency Plan template and list of emergency kit items.

Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/ Special Needs:
This guide provides information on preparing an emergency plan and kit for people with disabilities/ special needs and for caregivers. While disasters and emergencies affect everyone, their impact on people with disabilities/ special needs is often compounded by factors such as
reliance on electrical power, elevators, accessible transportation and accessible communication-all of which can be compromised in emergency situations. Please click here to download this resource: www.getprepared.gc.ca/index-eng.aspx




Posted: Dec 4, 2015 3:50 pm NFLD