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Thursday, September 14, 2023 3:43 PM
Based on advice from emergency management and wildfire officials, British Columbia’s provincial state of emergency will expire at the end of the day on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023.
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 1:50 PM
Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available for local governments and First Nations in regions that have been adversely affected by wildfires this season.
Thursday, August 31, 2023 12:05 PM
With continued fire risk in many regions, and tens of thousands of people still under evacuation order and alert, the Province is extending the provincial state of emergency until Sept. 14, 2023, to ensure public safety and support the response to B.C.’s worst-ever wildfire season.
Saturday, August 26, 2023 5:25 PM
The Province has issued an evacuation order for a specified area of the unincorporated Stikine region due to the Little Blue River Fire.
Saturday, August 26, 2023 8:00 AM
Mental health supports are available for people who have been and continue to be adversely affected by historic wildfires throughout B.C. this summer.
Friday, August 25, 2023 10:30 AM
Work is underway to restore access on Highway 1 through the southern Interior, after wildfire activity forced closures of sections of the highway.
Thursday, August 24, 2023 6:20 PM
Bowinn Ma, Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, has released the following statement about travel restrictions for the purpose of staying in temporary accommodation in West Kelowna:
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 4:38 PM
Bowinn Ma, Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, has released the following statement about travel restrictions for the purpose of staying in temporary accommodation:
Sunday, August 20, 2023 2:55 PM
The Province is providing support to evacuees across B.C. who require assistance through Emergency Support Services (ESS), such as accommodation, food, clothing and other incidentals.
Saturday, August 19, 2023 2:40 PM
To help ensure accommodation is available for critical-response personnel and the tens of thousands of people evacuated due to wildfires, the Province is restricting travel for the purpose of staying in temporary accommodation in several communities in the Okanagan.