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

  • Sep 08

    Fire Prevention Week 2014 and the First Nations’ Student Poster/Multimedia Contest

    It's happening from October 5-11, 2014 and the theme is, "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!" During Fire Prevention Week 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.

  • Jul 09

    Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative (SWPI) Program

    As of July 9, 2014, applications are being accepted only for new or updated Community Wildfire Protection Plans for high and extreme risk communities. The next application deadline is October 3, 2014.