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Thursday, June 30, 2022 8:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, have released the following statement marking one year since the Lytton wildfire:
Thursday, June 23, 2022 1:30 PM
The Province is committing $21 million to help re-establish essential infrastructure and services, and sustain ongoing municipal and community-led recovery efforts.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 5:28 PM
British Columbians should take precautions this weekend, as Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the first hot stretch of the summer for most regions in B.C.
Friday, June 10, 2022 2:45 PM
From Public Safety Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/intergovernmental-affairs/news/2022/06/minister-blair-announces-over-200-million-to-support-disaster-recovery-and-climate-resilience-in-british-columbia.html
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 9:25 AM
The Province has partnered with Statistics Canada to create a Community Fire Risk Reduction Dashboard to help B.C. fire services prevent fires, reduce injuries and save lives.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 1:20 PM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have released the following statement regarding the BC Coroners Service’s Review of Heat-Related Deaths in B.C. in Summer 2021 report:
Monday, June 6, 2022 1:28 PM
The Province is launching the BC Heat Alert and Response System (BC HARS) to help ensure people, First Nations communities and local governments have the tools they need to stay safe during heat events.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 5:25 PM
British Columbians are urged to take steps to prepare for spring floods to protect their families and property.
Friday, May 6, 2022 9:00 AM
More than 50 First Nations and local governments are receiving their share of more than $1.9 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to help improve emergency support services (ESS) in their communities.
Thursday, May 5, 2022 1:10 PM
To help reduce flood risk, the Province is providing the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) with $100,000 to create an updated flood risk and hazard assessment.