Halloween Safety First - Treats Second

North Vancouver

2017-10-23 10:54 PDT

File # 2017

North Vancouver RCMP is offering Halloween safety tips for kids and parents who will be out trick-or-treating this year.

The North Vancouver RCMP will have extra patrol officers on the streets throughout the Halloween evening to help ensure the evening stays fun and problem free, said Cpl. Richard De Jong of the North Vancouver RCMP. Police also remind the public of the bylaws regarding firecrackers and fireworks in the City and District of North Vancouver.

The following safety tips will help keep youngsters safe this Halloween:

Firecrackers:

All firecrackers are prohibited in both the City and District of North Vancouver. Fines for setting off firecrackers in the City range from $500 in the City and $200 in the District.

Fireworks:

City of North Vancouver prohibits the purchase, possession, or discharge of fireworks within the City limits. Fines for contraventions range from $100 - $500.

District of North Vancouver allows possession and discharge of fireworks under the following conditions:

Children:

Motorists:

View the BC.RCMP.CA website for more Halloween Safety Tips.

Happy  Halloween!
 

 

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Cpl. Richard De Jong

Media Relations
North Vancouver RCMP
nvan.bc.rcmp.ca
147 East 14 St, North Vancouver, BC, V7L-2N4
Office: 604-969-7561
Cell: 604-363-5584
Fax: 604-990-7450

Email: richard.dejong@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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