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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 2:45 PM
Ground search and rescue (GSAR) groups in central B.C. are preparing for the busy summer months by bolstering their operations with more than $640,000 in provincial funding.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 10:45 AM
A death review panel examining the deaths of people who died during or within 24 hours following contact with police in B.C. says police are a de facto part of the mental health system and that the role of policing should be incorporated into the provincial mental health strategy, highlighting that more assessment and training opportunities exist.
Friday, May 24, 2019 10:15 AM
To support community resiliency in the face of wildfires, floods and other emergencies, the Province is giving a $31 million boost to the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for local governments and First Nations.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:00 AM
The BC Coroners Service has released two updated reports on illicit drug deaths and fentanyl-detected deaths to the end of March 2019.
Friday, May 10, 2019 12:00 PM
British Columbians now have more resources for creating an emergency kit. The Partners in Preparedness program has expanded to include outdoor recreation retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC).
Friday, May 10, 2019 10:25 AM
Volunteer and composite fire departments throughout B.C. will receive a $5-million boost for equipment and training through the Province’s Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF), distributed through the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM).
Saturday, March 2, 2019 5:15 PM
The British Columbia government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Central Coast Regional District (CCRD) and the Nuxalk Nation to better co-ordinate efforts to prepare for, mitigate, respond to and recover from emergencies in the Bella Coola valley.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:52 PM
Budget 2019 is creating opportunities for all British Columbians by delivering a new B.C. Child Opportunity Benefit for kids up to the age of 18, removing interest from B.C. student loans, reducing taxes for businesses and investing in clean energy and climate solutions.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:00 AM
Another six communities have been approved to receive a share of approximately $3 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to support emergency social services.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 9:00 AM
With the start of a new year, make a resolution to be better prepared for potential emergencies.