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Office of the Fire Commissioner – The Office of the Fire Commissioner is the senior fire authority in the province with respect to fire safety and prevention.
BC Fire Services Act – As published by Queen’s Printer.
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs – The national public service association dedicated to reducing the loss of life and property from fire, and advancing the science and technology of the Fire and Emergency Service in Canada.
Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC -Provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and educational information relative to the Fire Service of British Columbia.
Fire Prevention Officers’ Association of BC – Promotes and develops ways and means for improving all matters concerning the preservation of life and the protection of property from fire.
BC Fire Training Officers Association – This organization provides fire departments with the most current, up-to-date course information and training requirements.
Justice Institute of BC – A world leader in justice, public safety and human services education and training.
BC Wildfire Management Branch – Protects, manages and improves the Province’s forest and range resources.
BC Ministry of Environment – Home page.
BC Parks – Park locations, recreation information, campsite reservations and Provincial Park burning bans.
Fraser Valley Regional District – Provides government services to the unorganized rural areas of Mission.
Emergency Management BC – An essential part of the public safety network of BC and is the leader in emergency management, helping people to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters.
Fortis BC – Provides information about natural gas and safety.
BC Safety Authority – An independent, not-for-profit corporation. An accountable framework ensures that they fulfill their mandate and that public interests in safety are not compromised.
Canadian Standards Association – A non-profit membership based association serving business, industry, government and consumers in Canada and the global marketplace.
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. – A not-for-profit membership-based association serving business, industry, government and consumers in Canada and the global marketplace. The UL has developed more than 800 Standards for Safety. These standards are essential to helping insure public safety.
Electrical Safety Authority – Provides safety alerts and recalls.
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network – Provides information on mesothelioma cancer which is caused by asbestos exposure. Around 3,000 people are diagnosed every year; most of were exposed to asbestos on the job.
Educational Sites for Children & Families
Learn Not to Burn – Cool activities for children and lesson resources for teachers.
NFPA Sparky the Fire Dog – Learn fire safety with Sparky and the world’s leading advocate of fire prevention and is an authoritative source on public safety.
Smokey the Bear – Learn about wildfires and how to prevent them through activities and games.
BIC Play Safe! Be Safe! – An award-winning fire safety education program created especially for children ages three to five.