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Flare Disposal Days Sponsored by CPSS

Rosario Passos

Counting Stars
Whitby 42 Ketch
May 4th, 2016

The Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, in partnership with Transport Canada and CIL Dealers, is sponsoring a project on education and awareness of safety equipment, the care and maintenance of that equipment and how to safely and effectively use and dispose of flares. You can see flare disposal dates and locations on their website. The list below includes the May disposal dates and locations for Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, for your convenience:

  • May 7 Steveston Marine and Hardware
    3560 Moncton St, Richmond, BC, V7E 3A2
  • May 7 Steveston Marine and Hardware
    1667 W 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6J 1N5
  • May 14 Steveston Marine and Hardware
    201-19700 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC, V3A 7B1
  • May 14 Wills Marine
    1797 Comox Ave, Comox, BC V9M 3L9
  • May 21 The Bitter End Boaters Exchange
    1044 Seamount Way, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V7

The following video provides some good information on safety equipment and flare usage and disposal:


 

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