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Monday, September 13, 2021 4:30 PM
Based on advice from emergency management and wildfire officials, British Columbia’s provincial state of emergency, enacted to support provincial wildfire response, will expire at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14 (Pacific time).
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 4:00 PM
The Government of British Columbia has extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of the day on Sept. 14, 2021, to support the ongoing co-ordinated response to the wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 4:00 PM
The Government of British Columbia has extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of the day on Aug. 31, 2021, to support the ongoing co-ordinated response to the wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 11:15 AM
The Province is reaffirming to British Columbians that the health authorities, Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) remain geared up and ready to help people through another heat wave.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:17 PM
The B.C. government is declaring a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.
Monday, July 12, 2021 12:40 PM
To help people affected by the wildfires burning around B.C., the Province will match all donations to the Canadian Red Cross, up to $20 million.
Thursday, July 8, 2021 1:00 PM
Pubs and licensed restaurants are now allowed to provide piña coladas with pizzas and mojitos with main courses for takeout or delivery.
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.
Friday, June 25, 2021 8:00 AM
British Columbians are being asked to take precautions this weekend, as Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for most of the province, predicting a dangerous, long heat wave beginning Friday, June 25 and lasting until Tuesday, June 29.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:00 PM
The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.