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Sunday, May 1, 2016 2:00 PM
The Province and Emergency Management BC are planning an earthquake and tsunami response exercise for June 7-10, 2016, in Port Alberni called Exercise Coastal Response.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:30 AM
Once a year, British Columbia recognizes Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Award winners and their significant contributions to emergency and disaster response in this province.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 2:15 PM
Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto has issued the following statement to the volunteers of British Columbia:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 10:15 AM
As part of the public-safety funding announced in the 2016 provincial budget, the Province is committing $16.6 million toward a flood mitigation project in Richmond that will upgrade multiple pump stations.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 1:15 PM
The Capital Regional District (CRD) and the Province of British Columbia have supported the establishment of a new regional emergency management partnership that will enhance emergency management activity across the Capital Region.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 9:00 AM
Don’t wait for disaster to strike, talk to loved ones today about how you’ll communicate during an emergency.
Sunday, February 21, 2016 4:00 PM
“This weekend has brought more tragedy to our mountains because of avalanches. Our hearts break for the families of those who have lost loved ones to B.C.’s backcountry this season.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:14 PM
Somewhere in the province, almost every single evening, a volunteer leaves the comfort of bed or the dinner table, or gives up the opportunity to celebrate a birthday or to read their child a bedtime story, because they want to be a lifeline.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 12:06 PM
Premier Christy Clark announced $10,000 for the purchase of ten new digital radios for Coquitlam Search and Rescue volunteers, giving them more range and reliability to help even more people.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 2:45 PM
Ground search and rescue volunteers are known for providing an outstretched hand-of-help to the lost or injured in British Columbia. The provincial government is reaching out to them and will be providing $10 million in one-time funding to help bolster training, administrative support and equipment renewals.