For all island and marine emergencies, please call 911
You will be asked whether you require Police, Fire Department or Ambulance service.
All 911 calls go to an operator who is NOT in Nanaimo
It is essential to identify your location as: Protection Island in the harbour of Nanaimo and give your street address,
which must also be clearly visible on your property to ensure you can be located quickly.
Our fire department will respond to all medical emergency calls.
Firefighters are trained in first response first aid and will stay with you until paramedics arrive.
BC Nurse Line: 811
Nanaimo Port Authority: 250-753-4146
Marine Emergency: 250-755-3787
Earthquake, Flood, Dangerous Spills, Tsunami: 1-800-663-3456
Forest Fire Reporting Only: 1-800-630-5555
BC Hydro Power Outages: 1-800-769-3766
Protection Island Ferry - Wayne Maxted (Operations Manager) 604-414-4158