First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of British Columbia

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First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of British Columbia (FNESS) is incorporated under the Society Act of British Columbia. Our mission is to assist First Nations in developing and sustaining safer and healthier communities by providing the programs and services described in this website. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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What's New

  • Oct 23

    Support for Fire Departments

    UBCIC Chiefs-in-Assembly encourage all members to provide support for prevention and response programs with their Fire Chiefs, Emergency Managers and FNESS.

  • Oct 24

    First Nations’ Student Poster/Multimedia Contest

    The theme for First Nations' student posters this year is, "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!" The FNESS Fire Services Department is holding our annual BC Poster Contest for First Nations’ students. Find more information here!

  • Aug 26

    BeFireSafe Education Campaign

    The #BeFireSafe campaign has been developed in partnership with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and Aboriginal Fire Fighters Association of Canada. The campaign is focused on raising fire safety awareness in First Nations' communities.