bc wildfires

VIDEO: More properties on alert as Eagle Bluff wildfire grows to 1,260 hectares

Properties now under an evacuation notice include an area in the Senkulmen Business Park in Oliver

 

B.C. wildfire prevention budget bulked up as dry spring unfolds

Night vision goggles tested for early detection effort

 

B.C. fire chief learns from California fires

Chief Travis Whiting and Kelowna Fire Department learn from the devasting U.S. fires

  • Nov 19, 2018

 

B.C. communities call for wildfire prevention help

Tax, insurance cuts proposed for private land ‘fire smart’ efforts

B.C. wildfire prevention fund begins taking applications

Forest fuel program no longer requires local cost-sharing

Coastal Community Credit Union steps up for fire relief

Langford credit union accepting Red Cross donations

  • Aug 29, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

Forest fuel work needed to slow wildfires, B.C. premier says

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan joins John Horgan for tour

Ottawa agrees to send B.C. help in wildfire battle

Canadian Forces to join foreign crews as B.C. reaches 600 fires

Recovery from 2017 B.C. wildfires will ‘take years’

Nearly a year later, the Canadian Red Cross and BC Government reflect on the 2017 wildfires

Update: Allie Lake wildfire northwest of Kamloops estimated at 2,100 hectares

‘It is now considered to be an interface fire’

Update: Wildfire northwest of Kamloops jumps from 60 to 800 hectares

Ground crews and aircraft are responding to an estimated 50 hectare wildfire approximately 55 kilometers northwest of Kamloops, near the Deadman Vidette Road.

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

B.C. braces for another year of floods and fires

First Nations partnerships, fuel management need work, report says

BC BUDGET: More for wildfire recovery, campsites

NDP government to hire 20 more Conservation Officers this year

Climate adaptation needed, B.C. auditor general says

Flooding, wildfire risks need local, provincial action

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan on forests and fires

Premier to tackle log shortages, exports and Interior ‘super-mills’

Ottawa adds ‘kick in guts’ to wildfire disaster for B.C. couple

Pensioners gets no assistance, threat of tax on salvage logging

B.C. Red Cross offers more wildfire assistance to business

Local MLAs say the program is too slow, not suitable for remote people

Surplus decreased as B.C. wildfire, ICBC costs rise

Finance Minister Carole James promises balanced budget