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Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:00 PM
As of Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 79.3% (3,674,169) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 47.3% (2,191,315) received their second dose.
Friday, July 9, 2021 7:45 AM
Local governments and First Nations in 54 communities have been approved to receive their share of more than $1.8 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to support the work of emergency operations centres.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 2:10 PM
Wildfires around B.C. are causing poor air quality in many areas of the province and are expected to worsen.
Sunday, July 4, 2021 9:31 AM
British Columbians who have been evacuated from their communities due to ongoing wildfires are urged to register with Emergency Support Services, whether or not you need support, so loved ones and communities know where you are and that you are safe.
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.