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Monday, May 22, 2017 6:07 PM
Following recent flooding events earlier this month and with the potential for more seasonal flooding in communities surrounding the Okanagan Lake in the coming weeks due to increased snowmelt and forecasted warmer weather, Emergency Management BC asks that residents in the area take precautions to ensure personal safety.
Friday, March 31, 2017 2:30 PM
As part of the Province’s over $80-million investment in emergency preparedness and public safety, MLA for Chilliwack-Hope Laurie Throness has announced a number of flood prevention projects for the region on behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:30 AM
Residents of Port Renfrew and the Pacheedaht First Nation will receive increased capability for tsunami warnings and the potential to provide earthquake early warnings, thanks to a $550,000 contribution from the BC Disaster Mitigation Program to the Capital Regional District (CRD).
Monday, March 27, 2017 11:35 AM
As part of the Province’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, MLA for Fraser-Nicola Jackie Tegart has announced support for flood prevention projects on behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto.
Monday, March 27, 2017 10:24 AM
Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness, announced $5 million in one-time funding to provide essential supports and equipment renewals for the B.C. Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA).
Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:47 AM
Each year, the Province recognizes Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Award winners and their significant contributions to emergency and disaster response throughout British Columbia.
Friday, January 20, 2017 6:30 PM
A peak in the North Shore Mountains is being named in honour of a long-time leader of British Columbia’s search and rescue community and commemorates his work as an advocate for backcountry safety.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:15 AM
As a result of ongoing fiscal discipline and strong economic growth in B.C., the Province of British Columbia is able to support and fund projects that make a real difference to better protect the lives of the citizens of British Columbia.
Saturday, December 17, 2016 10:30 AM
British Columbia is full of opportunities and unforgettable recreational experiences. But to safely enjoy this province, everyone venturing out into the wilderness has the responsibility of adequately preparing for the trip.
Friday, December 9, 2016 11:30 AM
VICTORIA – Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi Yamamoto announced Emergency Management BC’s (EMBC) endorsement of a one-year pilot project for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles – “UAVs” or drones – by search and rescue crews in Coquitlam and Kamloops.