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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:40 PM
As emergency officials from neighbouring Alberta prepare to remove the evacuation order and permit families to return to Fort McMurray, B.C. is lending a hand, including deployment of mental health workers to support those facing the uncertain realities of returning home to their evacuated town.
Monday, May 30, 2016 1:15 PM
To better understand and mitigate the impacts of flooding along the Fraser River and southern coast as identified in Phase One of the Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy, the Province of British Columbia is working collaboratively with all partners in the strategy and with the Fraser Basin Council by committing $1 million in funding to assist with implementation of Phase Two.
Friday, May 20, 2016 8:30 AM
With more cars on B.C. roads over the May long weekend, Mike Morris, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General joined Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, along with Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness in an online video to remind drivers to stay safe: https://youtu.be/CrtjEDBFc58
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:15 PM
The Province of British Columbia is providing a one-time, $100,000 community gaming grant to the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue station in Oak Bay to help bolster training, administrative support and equipment renewals for this dedicated group of public safety volunteers.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:00 PM
Three weeks ahead of British Columbia’s first full-scale major earthquake exercise in Port Alberni, MLAs are getting an opportunity to experience what “The Big One” might feel like.
Friday, May 13, 2016 3:04 PM
Premier Christy Clark announced $33,350 in funding to the Princeton Ground Search and Rescue Society as part of the Province’s $10-million in one-time funding commitments to the BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) to help bolster training, administrative support and equipment renewals for these critical public safety lifeline volunteers.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 2:05 PM
As the full scope and scale of impacts from the severe wildfire in Fort McMurray becomes clearer and Alberta transitions from response to resilience efforts, the British Columbia government continues to extend its hand of help with resources to aid the neighbouring province.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:00 AM
To better prepare British Columbians in the event of an emergency and ensure the basic needs of citizens are met, the Province is funding a series of collaborative projects to increase British Columbia’s capacity and capabilities to mitigate and manage emergencies.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:15 AM
Emergency Management BC and the Office of the Fire Commissioner of BC are pleased to announce that they have joined jurisdictions across Canada in signing a three-year licence agreement with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to facilitate the delivery of Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicle Safety Training Programs for first responders.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 2:10 PM
British Columbia continues to marshal emergency management resources and support to assist neighbouring Albertans who have fled the devastating wildfires.