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Winter Home Fire Safety – National Campaign

FNESS is proud to have partnered with Indigenous Services Canada to deliver a National Winter Home Fire Safety Campaign to First Nation communities across Canada. The intent of the campaign is to create community-based awareness of home fire hazards encountered during the winter months and learn how to mitigate hazards to keep your families safe.

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Exciting New Pilot

Applications will be received starting December 9, 2022 until March 31, 2023 on a first come, first serve basis until funding is exhausted.

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FNESS is Offering FREE On-line ESS Training Sessions

FNESS is pleased to announce that we are offering FREE on-line Emergency Support Services (ESS) training sessions every Thursday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm starting November 2022. Download poster for details. If you are interested in attending or require more information, please contact FNESS Training Team at training@www.fness.bc.ca

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Call for Applications Open: ISC EM Non-Structural Mitigation & Preparedness Program

Call for applications now open. NO DEADLINE TO APPLY. Indigenous Services Canada: Emergency Management Non-Structural Mitigation and Preparedness program call for applications: 2022 to 2023 The Emergency Management Assistance Program (EMAP) provides funding to First Nations communities so they can build resiliency, prepare for natural hazards and respond using the 4 pillars of emergency management: mitigation preparedness response recovery EMAP supports non-structural…

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FNESS Wildland Firefighter Training Available

Wildland Firefighter Training Now Available! Download application form here. Any questions, please contact Quentin Nelson at qnelson@www.fness.bc.ca Send completed applications to ffminfo@www.fness.bc.ca

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EMBC – 2022 Helpful Links and Resources

Emergency Management BC has provided a Helpful Links and Resources document which includes: Emergency and Preparedness Resources Heat Response Resources WIldfire Resources Emergency Management Support to First Nations Travel Information Resources for Evacuees Other Useful Contact Numbers Download the document here.

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2023 FireSmart Webinar – Register via UBCM website

July 14, 2022 — 2023 FireSmart Webinar – register via UBCM website The link has caused some issues for a few folks. Please register for the webinar via our website: https://www.ubcm.ca/cri/firesmart-community-funding-supports In case you haven’t registered yet – https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MteNxm8aQoSfbR2tov-1JQ Feel free to share the invite with any potential applicants. Union of BC Municipalities will run a second one in early October.

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