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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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Fire Services

The Fire Services Department assists BC First Nations communities to increase their overall level of fire protection. Statistics indicate that fire occurrence, incidents and deaths are substantial in First Nation communities. Adhering to our Vision to help develop-Safe and Healthy First Nation Communities, we strive to make an impact by reducing the negative statistics.

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Forest Fuel Management

The Forest Fuel Management (FFM) Department works with First Nations communities, and provincial and federal governments, and agencies, to assist with wildfire prevention activities. Many BC First Nations are impacted by the threat and risk of loss to community structures and assets because of wildfires. FFM supports access to funding to communities though planning, education and implementation of wildfire threat reduction activities.

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Emergency Management

The First Nations Emergency Services Society (FNESS) works closely with First Nations communities, Emergency Management BC (EMBC), Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and various other stakeholders, to support the successful implementation of Emergency Management for First Nations communities in the Province of BC.

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Blazing the Trail: Celebrating Indigenous Fire Stewardship

December 2, 2020

Blazing the Trail: Celebrating Indigenous Fire Stewardship from FireSmart Canada: FireSmart Canada is delighted to release Blazing the Trail: Celebrating Indigenous Fire Stewardship, a beautiful, bound publication that recognizes the contributions to wildfire prevention of Indigenous communities in Canada. To purchase copies of Blazing the Trail: Celebrating Indigenous Fire Stewardship for $10 (or less for bulk orders) visit www.firesmartcanada.ca and click...

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM ISC BC REGION UPDATE #67 / November 20, 2020

November 23, 2020

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM ISC BC REGION UPDATE #67 / November 20, 2020 Link:  COVID-19 Update #67

National Indigenous Fire Safety Council Project Fireside Information Session

November 20, 2020

National Indigenous Fire Safety Council Project Fireside Information Session For more information:  National Indigenous Fire Safety Council Project Fireside Information Session  

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM ISC BC REGION UPDATE #66 / November 16, 2020

November 19, 2020

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM ISC BC REGION UPDATE #66 / November 16, 2020 Link:  COVID-19 Update #66