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Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:15 PM
Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto, toured “ground zero” in Port Alberni to showcase Exercise Coastal Response, the Government of B.C.’s $1.2-million full-scale earthquake and tsunami response exercise which tests the BC Earthquake Immediate Response Plan and promotes interagency co-operation among both internal and external agencies that support emergency response.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:30 PM
Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto met with national and international delegates in the Provincial Emergency Coordination Centre (PECC) at Emergency Management BC’s headquarters in Victoria to showcase Exercise Coastal Response.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 8:00 AM
The first year of the Government of British Columbia’s 10-year transportation plan has resulted in upgrades to transportation infrastructure around the province, helping to grow the economy and improve safety.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 12:30 PM
To make the regional portion of Emergency Management BC’s $1.2-million earthquake exercise – taking place in Port Alberni from June 7-10, 2016 – as real as possible, the Province is relying on the time and donations of many businesses and volunteers to help deliver Exercise Coastal Response (https://news.gov.bc.ca/stories/exercise-coastal-response-2016), B.C.’s first ever, full-scale earthquake and tsunami response exercise throughout the entire provincial landscape.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 7:05 AM
Emergency Management BC launched an alert from the Provincial Emergency Notification System this morning as part of Exercise Coastal Response (https://news.gov.bc.ca/stories/exercise-coastal-response-2016), the Province’s first full-scale earthquake exercise undertaken in B.C. The notification occurred shortly after the 7:45 a.m. commencement of the exercise.
Sunday, June 5, 2016 12:30 PM
Five decades after the Port Alberni tsunami devastated local residences and businesses, the Province of British Columbia is hosting an exercise to test the BC Earthquake Immediate Response Plan and promote interagency co-operation among both internal and external agencies that support emergency response.
Friday, June 3, 2016 3:35 PM
Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour Shirley Bond and Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone posted the following open letter to the residents of Golden:
Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:30 AM
A special decal to allow electric vehicles to travel in high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes in B.C. has already been issued to 1,000 electric vehicles owners in the province.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:40 PM
As emergency officials from neighbouring Alberta prepare to remove the evacuation order and permit families to return to Fort McMurray, B.C. is lending a hand, including deployment of mental health workers to support those facing the uncertain realities of returning home to their evacuated town.
Monday, May 30, 2016 1:15 PM
To better understand and mitigate the impacts of flooding along the Fraser River and southern coast as identified in Phase One of the Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy, the Province of British Columbia is working collaboratively with all partners in the strategy and with the Fraser Basin Council by committing $1 million in funding to assist with implementation of Phase Two.