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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 4:00 PM
While over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water, the next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 12:45 PM
Co-operative agreements and interjurisdictional partnerships have ensured resources and technical expertise to assist in emergency response efforts to flooding said Shirley Bond, Minister of Justice and Attorney General.
Monday, June 25, 2012 10:55 AM
The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the man who died when a bridge on which he was standing was swept away by flood waters on June 23, 2012.
Saturday, June 23, 2012 7:00 PM
The province continues to urge residents to evacuate when emergency officials request it.
Saturday, June 23, 2012 1:55 PM
High water levels have prompted Kamloops RCMP to close the North and South Thompson rivers to boaters.
Friday, June 22, 2012 1:03 PM
Minister of Justice and Attorney General Shirley Bond released the following statement on emergency preparedness to deal with current flood conditions facing several regions of B.C.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 5:35 PM
In emergency flood situations, residents near any body of water are advised to be particularly careful around high water.
Friday, June 8, 2012 3:45 PM
People are urged to take precautionary measures during the current threat from flooding as a result of snowpack melting and wet weather in regions throughout the province.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 11:00 AM
Today marks a major milestone in mutual aid deployments as the Pacific Northwest Emergency Management Arrangement (PNEMA) launches the first cross-border collaboration in emergency response exercises between Washington State and British Columbia.
Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:00 AM
While freshet flooding is the current focus in some parts of the province, increasing temperatures are making wildfires an emerging threat in other regions.