FNESS newsletter - the quarterly responder - September 2021

October 6, 2021 — FNESS newsletter - the quarterly responder - September 2021

Fire Prevention Week 2021 - Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

October 5, 2021 — Fire Prevention Week 2021 runs from October 3-9 and the theme is "Learn the Sounds of Fire SafetyTM." Visit the National Fire Protection Association website for additional safety messages, education materials for kids and communities, games and more!   Click on the image to download the safety tip sheet.

FNESS-TEAMS Program Announcement

September 29, 2021 — The First Nations’ Emergency Services Society (FNESS) is announcing a critical “all hazards coordinated approach” for all First Nation community emergency management (EM) programs across British Columbia (BC). FNESS is developing a pilot Temporary Emergency Assignment Management System (TEAMS) in partnership with Emergency Management BC (EMBC) and BC Wildfire Service (BCWS). Please download FNESS-TEAMS poster for program and contact information. 

Fire Prevention Week 2021 Poster and Video Contest

August 30, 2021 — Fire Prevention Week™ 2021 Contest This year, Fire Prevention Week runs from October 3 to 9 and the theme is Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!™ Fire Prevention Week is a great time to discuss fire and burn prevention with the people in your community, and is an opportunity for students to win some fantastic prizes. Bringing the important message...

Funding Announcement - Community Wildfire Resiliency Funding

July 9, 2021 — Community Resiliency Initiative FireSmartTM Community Funding and Supports Program Submission deadline:  October 8, 2021 June 30, 2021  Applications are now being invited for the 2022 Community Resiliency Initiative FireSmart Community Funding and Supports program. Local governments and First Nations in BC are eligible to apply for funding to undertake community-based FireSmart planning and activities that reduce the community’s risk from...

Community Emergency First Aid Training

February 24, 2021 — Community Emergency First Aid Training FNESS is proud to announce a new community first aid training program! The FNESS Community Emergency First Aid Training Program will officially begin March 1st, 2021. To apply for this training opportunity, please complete the WUFOO form linked here: The intent of this course is to train community members in basic first aid, CPR...