Camosun stands with Indigenous peoples

From Sherri Bell, President

The revealing by the Penelakut Tribe of 160+ undocumented and unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Kuper Island Industrial School and foreshore deepens the pain of all Indigenous peoples.

Read full statement

Camosun to re-open on June 29 as temperatures lower

Camosun College will be open on Tuesday, June 29, following a closure on Monday due to extreme temperatures in Greater Victoria.

Environment Canada forecasts a drop in temperatures starting on Tuesday and through the rest of the week.

Please stay cool and safe.

Tips for keeping cool and healthy in the heat:

  • Never leave children or pets alone in a parked car.
  • Drink plenty of fluids even before you feel thirsty.
  • Keep cool by staying indoors in air-conditioned buildings where possible or take a cool bath or shower.
  • Avoid tiring work or exercise in hot, humid environments.
  • Wear lightweight, light-coloured and loose-fitting clothing.
  • Regularly check older adults, children and others for signs of heat-related illness.

 

Learn more:

Island Health heat safety information

Environment Canada forecasts for Victoria

HealthLinkBC resources to beat the heat

HealthLinkBC on heat-related illness

Warm weather safety in a time of COVID-19

WorkSafeBC guidelines on heat stress

Contact information

Rodney Porter

Executive Director, Communications and Marketing

Camosun College

250-889-7494

porterr@camosun.ca