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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.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:00 AM
The Province is teaming with the Canadian Red Cross to provide additional financial assistance to help people meet the immediate needs associated with being evacuated due to wildfires.
Friday, August 20, 2021 12:30 PM
Another 38 communities throughout B.C. have been awarded funding for flood planning through a program that has provided more than $75 million to First Nations and local governments for projects to better prepare for, mitigate and respond to emergencies.
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.
Friday, August 13, 2021 4:16 PM
Given the current wildfire situation in B.C., which is expected to worsen over the weekend, the Province is asking people to not travel to parts of the Interior region until further notice.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 10:50 AM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has issued the following statement on the current wildfire situation in British Columbia:
Friday, July 9, 2021 1:00 PM
Guide dog and service dog users requiring a dog to assist them with the tasks of daily living will now have enhanced public access rights and protections in place.
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.