Town of Happy Valley Goose Bay

Town of

Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Town of

Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Happy Valley - Goose Bay

Happy Valley
Goose Bay

Notices

Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Update July 15th, 2024

Information for the Public

Release Date: July 15, 2024

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay would like to advise the public that as of 8:00 PM today, July 15, 2024 the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) will stand down and operations will be handed over to the Red Cross.

The Red Cross are operating out of the EJ Broomfield Arena and can be reached at 709-896-8542 or 1-800-863-6582 if you have questions or looking for information. You may also visit the EJ Broomfield Arena.

  • There is still a need for more accommodations for the people from Labrador City who continue coming to our community, specifically accommodations that are pet-friendly and accommodations that are wheelchair accessible. If you are able to assist with any accommodations, or offer any other resources or services, please call 709-896-8542 or visit the Red Cross at the EJ Broomfield Arena.
  • The Bethel Pentecostal Church is providing breakfast to Evacuees for the week of July 15th to July 19th from 8:00 -10:00 AM.
  • Service Canada has set up a Booth at the EJ Broomfield Arena to provide information and answer questions with respect to Employment Insurance.
  • For Evacuees that are leaving HV-GB, please be sure to let the Red Cross know you are leaving. Please drop by the EJ Broomfield Arena or call 709-896-8542 or 1-800-863-6582.
  • There is no significant change to the Town’s Water Supply, however residents are encouraged to continue conserving water.
  • Trash Cans are placed throughout Town and at the Evacuation Facilities, so please do your part and place any refuse in the cans.
  • We also want to remind people to be aware of increased traffic and pedestrians throughout Town and continue to drive with care and caution.
  • The Summer Recreation Program has been moved to Queen of Peace Middle School (QPMS) for the week of July 15th. There are no changes to drop off and pick up times. Registration for the program continues, however, there is no access to Interac. Parents/guardians are asked to kindly bring cash to pay for registration.
  • Various activities are being planned, so please check our Social Media pages for information.

A big thank you to residents for their generous support and for going above and beyond. The show of community support is heartwarming!

Updates will be provided as the situation unfolds. Stay tuned to our Facebook page and website for the latest updates.

Information Update Labrador City Evacuation July 15, 2024

Public Service Announcement

Release Date: July 15, 2024

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay continues to work to assist the Evacuees of
Labrador City through its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and our many
partners in the community. The 13th Council would like to advise the Public of
the following information:

The Red Cross have arrived in Town and will be continuing with Registration of
Evacuees at the EJ Broomfield Arena.

There is still a need for more accommodations for the people from Labrador City
who continue coming to our community, specifically accommodations that are
pet-friendly and accommodations that are wheelchair accessible. If you are able
to assist with any accommodations, or offer any other resources or services,
please call 709-896-3084 or visit the Red Cross at the EJ Broomfield Arena.

The Bethel Pentecostal Church is providing breakfast to Evacuees for the week
of July 15th to July 19th from 8:00 -10:00 AM.

Service Canada has set up a Booth at the EJ Broomfield Arena to provide
information and answer questions with respect to Employment Insurance.

For Evacuees that are leaving HV-GB, please be sure to let the Red Cross know
you are leaving. Please drop by the EJ Broomfield Arena or call 709-896-3084.

There is no significant change to the Town’s Water Supply, however residents
are encouraged to continue conserving water.

Just a reminder there are Trash Cans placed throughout Town and at the Evacuation Facilities, so please do your part and place any refuse in the cans.

We also want to remind people to be aware of increased traffic and pedestrians
throughout Town and continue to drive with care and caution.

The Summer Recreation Program has been moved to Queen of Peace Middle School
(QPMS). There are no changes to drop off and pick up times. Registration for
the program continues, however, there is no access to Interac.
Parents/guardians are asked to kindly bring cash to pay for registration.

A big thank you to residents for their generous support and for going above and
beyond. The show of community support is heartwarming!

Further updates will be provided as the situation unfolds. Stay tuned to our Facebook page and website for the latest updates.

Summer Rec Program Change of Venue

Week of July 15th, 2024

Information for the Public

Release Date: July 14, 2024

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay would like to inform the public that in light of the Evacuation of residents of Labrador City to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and the EJ Broomfield Arena being utilized for accommodations, the Summer Recreation Program will operate from Queen of Peace Middle School (QPMS) for the week of July 15th.

The program is for children ages 7 to 11 years old and the cost registration is $125.00 per week for the first child and $110.00 for second child, and $100 each for each additional child (under the same caregiver). Please note for the week of July 15th, Interac Service is not available, so please bring cash.

There will be no change to morning drop off at 7:45 am and afternoon pick up at 4:30 pm.

For more information on the program or to obtain registration forms, please contact Mckenzie Pye, Summer Recreation Program Coordinator at 899-2847 or summerrec@townhvgb.com

Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Evacuee Assistance Update July 14th

Public Service Announcement
Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Evacuee Assistance Update Sunday, July 14 at 9:30 AM    
 Released July 14, 2024
The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay continues to work to assist the Evacuees of Labrador City through its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and our many partners in the community.
Good Morning, the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay continues to work to assist the Evacuees of Labrador City through its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and our many partners in the community.
 
The 13th Council is asking the public for assistance in the following areas:
We need to continue conserving water. Efforts have been successful, but we need to continue with the conservation effort.

We need more accommodations for the people from Labrador City who continue coming to our community,
specifically accommodations that are pet-friendly and accommodations that are wheelchair accessible.

We also want to remind people to be aware of increased traffic and pedestrians throughout Town and continue to drive with care and caution.
 
****Attention Labrador City Evacuees***
If you are leaving Happy Valley-Goose Bay, be sure to let the registration staff know that you are leaving. Please drop by the arena or call 709-896-3084.

 
If you are able to assist us with Accommodations or if you have any other Resources or Services to offer, please call 709-896-3084 to provide details.
 
A big thank you goes out to residents for their generous support and for going above and beyond what was expected of them.
 
The Red Cross have arrived and will continue to arrive over the coming days to help with our efforts.
 
Further updates will be provided as the situation unfolds. Stay tuned to our Facebook page and website for the latest updates.

Traffic Advisory **New Crosswalks**

Information for the Public

Release Date: July 10, 2024

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay would like to advise residents of the installation of three new Crosswalks. Work will begin on Thursday, July 11th, 2024. The new Crosswalks will be installed at the following locations:

The intersection of Churchill Street and Kelland Drive (On Pottle Side)

The intersection at Kelland Drive and Churchill Street

The intersection at Kelland Drive and Tooktoshina Drive

“New Crosswalk Ahead” signs will be in place along with “Crosswalk” signs advising Motorists.

With school out and the favorable weather, pedestrians are out and about. Motorists are reminded and to use extreme care and caution.

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay thanks you for your co-operation.