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B.C. communities to benefit from disaster-mitigation funding

B.C. communities to benefit from disaster-mitigation funding The Government of British Columbia is improving the safety of British Columbians and protecting communities by investing $6.5 million in disaster-mitigation projects throughout the province. “Being prepared and planning ahead is paramount to …

Are you Prepared for a Tsunami?

If you live in coastal British Columbia, know your tsunami notification zone, then get prepared to manage on your own for a minimum of 72 hours. Start by developing a household plan, putting together your emergency kit and connecting with …

Wireless Alerts Coming to British Columbia

Wireless alerts will be publicly tested for the first time in B.C. on May 9, 2018, at 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time), alongside routine television and radio tests. Emergency Management BC (EMBC) is the sole agency responsible for issuing emergency notifications …

New Funding for First Nations Friendship Centres

In addition to a $50 million investment in Indigenous language preservation and revitalization, we’re investing $6 million in Friendship Centres like the Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert. Premier John Horgan and I visited the Friendship House on Monday, March …

New School Funding for the North and Central Coast

We’re still working with the School District to complete a plan for replacing Prince Rupert Middle School. Until everything is in place, the old school needs to fix its deficiencies in order to keep operating. MLA Rice welcomes school upgrades …

Premier John Horgan Visits Prince Rupert

Premier John Horgan visited Prince Rupert on March 26. We toured DP World, met with the Mayor and Council of Prince Rupert, met with young entrepreneurs as well a visited the Prince Rupert Friendship House. Premier John Horgan Visit No …