Notice of Nomination for Three Trustees

Notice is hereby given to the owners of land within the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District that nominations for three trustees will be received between: 9:00 a.m. Friday, October 8th, 2021 and 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 22nd, 2021 During which period the nomination documents shall only be received during the office hours of Monday

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Notice of Nomination for Two Trustees

Notice is hereby given to the owners of land within the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District that nominations for two trustees will be received between: 9:00 A.M.  17th May 2021 and 4:00. P.M. 28th May 2021 During which period the nomination documents shall only be received during the office hours of Monday through Friday

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Signing of the Collective Agreement

The Board of Fire Trustees is pleased to announce that the Greater Victoria Labour Relations Association, Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District, and the Salt Spring Island Firefighters Association IAFF Local 4467 have signed a new Collective Agreement that began on January 1st, 2017 and ends December 31st, 2022. The Collective Agreement will be formally

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Deputy Chief Jamie Holmes

Deputy Chief Jamie Holmes

The Board of Fire Trustees and Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue is pleased to announce the Appointment of Jamie Holmes to Deputy Fire Chief of SSIFR effective May 1st, 2021. Chief Holmes has also been serving as Acting Fire Chief since November 14th, 2020 and will continue in that capacity. Acting Chief Holmes has served

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Appointment of Acting Fire Chief

At a Special Meeting held November 10, 2020, the Board appointed Assistant Chief Jamie Holmes the Acting Fire Chief of Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue effective November 14th, 2020. The appointment is a temporary posting until Chief George returns. Jamie joined Salt Spring Fire Rescue in 1996 as a paid-on-call member. He became a career

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Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Update

Good day, I am writing to you today to give you an update on what has changed in the Fire Department since the start of the Covid-19 Pandemic. We had taken what was viewed at the time as extraordinary measures to be proactive in protecting the health and safety of our membership and community at

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AGM & Trustee Elections Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing has authorized all improvement districts to postpone their annual general meetings and trustee elections. That means that the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District’s annual general meeting scheduled for April 27, 2020 and the trustee election, scheduled for April 22, 2020 (advance poll)

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