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Thursday, July 1, 2021 4:10 PM
Due to the ongoing threat of wildfires to communities and citizens, many communities around British Columbia have been put on evacuation order or evacuation alert, and the Province is asking people to be prepared.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 10:03 AM
The B.C. government has provided more than $4.5 million in grants to 31 local governments and First Nations in the Kamloops Fire Centre to support wildfire risk reduction initiatives and help keep communities safe.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 7:30 AM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has issued the following statement on the 10-year anniversary of the line-of-duty passing of Sheilah Sweatman, ground search-and-rescue volunteer:
Thursday, June 24, 2021 1:30 PM
With the 2021 wildfire season well underway, the B.C. government has stepped up with more than $20 million to reduce risks around communities and support new research into predicting wildfire activity.
Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:00 PM
With many British Columbians planning to spend Canada Day outdoors, the B.C. government is encouraging everyone to exercise caution with fire use and help prevent human-caused wildfires that could threaten communities.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 8:00 AM
Five public safety lifeline volunteers are being recognized for their exceptional contributions to emergency and disaster response throughout the province.
Thursday, May 20, 2021 2:17 PM
More than 300,000 young people between 12 and 17 years old (born in 2009 or earlier) can register and get vaccinated against COVID-19, as B.C. takes the next step to protect more people from the virus.
Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:00 AM
As the weather continues to warm up in many parts of the province, British Columbians are being urged to do their part to prevent human-caused wildfires and help keep communities safe.
Friday, May 14, 2021 8:00 AM
Thanks to a $7.5 million top up to the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF), seven more local governments and First Nations communities have had structural flood mitigation projects approved, helping them reduce the impacts of flooding.
Friday, April 30, 2021 10:00 AM
To help keep communities safe and protect British Columbia’s health-care system from COVID-19, the Province has authorized site-specific road checks on travel corridors between regions to help enforce the non-essential travel restrictions that were announced on April 23, 2021.