Communities Benefit from Emergency Operations Center Funding

Local governments and First Nations in British Columbia will receive $3,205,823.95 in provincial community emergency preparedness funds as follows.

Adams Lake Indian Band – EOC Capacity Building Initiative

Total funding approved: $24,902.32

Regional District of Alberni-Clayquot, Tofino, Ucluelet, Regional – strengthening Alberni-Clayquot EOCs through regional readiness

Total funding approved: $65,115

Ashcroft Indian Band – EOC Project

Total funding approved: $23,500

Municipality of Bowen Island – EOC 2.0 Capacity Building

Total funding approved: $25,000

Bulkley-Nechako Regional District – Development of EOC exercise equipment and programs

Total funding approved: $24,855

Capital Regional District – EOC Upgrade

Total funding approved: $24,665

Regional District of Cariboo – EOC training and equipment upgrades

Total funding approved: $10,663.29

Central Kootenay Regional District – EOC Equipment

Total funding approved: $25,000

Central Okanagan Regional District – wide format printer and equipment

Total funding approved: $24,959

Central Saanich – training and equipment upgrades

Total funding approved: $25,000

Comox Valley Regional District – Hosting with Humility: adapting EOC structure to increase host community capacity

Total funding approved: $24,700

Cowichan Tribes – Cowichan Tribes EOC Capacity Building

Total funding approved: $25,000

Cowichan Valley Regional District, Lake Cowichan, Duncan, Ladysmith, North Cowichan – EOC Mobile Project

Total funding approved: $125,000

Dawson Creek – building emergency response capacity

Total funding approved: $14,589.60

Daylu Dena Council – EOC VHF Communication Project

Total funding approved: $25,000

Ditidaht First Nation – Establishment of the EOC

Total funding approved: $25,000

Doig River First Nation – EOC Equipment and Training

Total funding approved: $25,000

Esquimalt – EOC IT equipment

Total funding approved: $22,490

Lake Fraser – equipment upgrade

Total funding approved: $14,885.80

Fraser Valley Regional District – Disaster and Emergency Dashboard

Total funding approved: $25,000

Regional District of Fraser-Fort George – communications and training improvements

Total funding approved: $25,000

Gitanyow Band – EOC Communications

Total funding approved: $10,581

Granisle – improving EOC capacity through situational response training

Total funding approved: $25,000

Heiltsuk Nation – Caring for Our Community

Total funding approved: $25,000

Highlands – Eastern Fire Station Standby Generator

Total funding approved: $25,000

Hope – emergency power supply

Total funding approved: $25,000

Hupačasath First Nation – emergency preparedness generator

Total funding approved: $25,000

K’ómoks First Nation – KFN EOC Trailer and Training

Total funding approved: $24,327.19

Kent – ​​EOC Technology Upgrades

Total funding approved: $25,000

Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation – EOC Capacity Building

Total funding approved: $17,288

Regional District of Kootenay-Boundary – emergency operations and training

Total funding approved: $20,910

Kwakiutl Band Council – EOC Development

Total funding approved: $25,000

Kwantlen First Nation – KFN EOC Training Development

Total funding approved: $25,000

Langford – creation of a room dedicated to the EOC

Total funding approved: $20,950

Lillooet – EOC Capacity Building

Total funding approved: $25,000

Mackenzie – EOC Communications Upgrades

Total funding approved: $25,000

McBride – EOC equipment and training

Total funding approved: $12,263

Merritt – EOC 2022

Total funding approved: $24,959.01

Metchosine – EOC support

Total funding approved: $25,000

Midway – EOC 2022 Project

Total funding approved: $24,860

Mount Waddington Regional District – EOC Equipment and Supply Upgrade

Total funding approved: $25,000

Nelson – NEOC improvement (continued)

Total funding approved: $25,000

North Okanagan Regional District – EOC Standby Generator

Total funding approved: $25,000

North Saanich – EOC Staff Training

Total funding approved: $24,038

Nuxalk First Nation – EOC Generator

Total funding approved: $25,000

Okanagan Indian Band – EOC Improvements

Total funding approved: $24,984.40

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, Summerland, Keremeos, Oliver, Regional – Joint EOC Training and Technology 2022

Total funding approved: $99,130

Osoyoos – EOC Computer Network Upgrade

Total funding approved: $25,000

Pauquachin First Nation, Tseycum First Nation, Tsawout First Nation, Tsartlip First Nation, Regional – EOC staff training and equipment

Total funding approved: $97,400

Peace River Regional District – West Peace EOC Upgrade

Total funding approved: $25,000

Pemberton – EOC Computing and Equipment Upgrade

Total funding approved: $18,000

Penticton – staff training

Total funding approved: $25,000

Penticton Indian Band – EOC improvement

Total funding approved: $25,000

Pitt Meadows – EOC Workstation Chairs

Total funding approved: $25,000

Port Moody – Capstone of Learning Project

Total funding approved: $23,802

Pouce Coupe – radios for EOC

Total funding approved: $24,840

Princeton – generator backup power for EOC

Total funding approved: $25,000

Qathet Regional District (Powell River) – EOC Training Exercises (July 2022-May 2023)

Total funding approved: $25,000

Qualicum Beach – Civic Center Standby Generator

Total funding approved: $25,000

Revelstoke – Communications and EOC Training

Total funding approved: $25,000

Saulteaux First Nations – Establishment of the EOC and emergency public communications

Total funding approved: $24,758.13

Sidney – EOC training and exercise

Total funding approved: $18,788

Simpcw First Nation – EOC virtually

Total funding approved: $25,000

Skuppah Indian Band – emergency preparedness, capacity building and training

Total funding approved: $24,640

Smithers, Telkwa, regional – resilience and mobile operations

Total funding approved: $50,000

Spuzzum First Nation – EOC Development

Total funding approved: $25,000

Squamish – Squamish NECK

Total funding approved: $24,321

Squamish Nation – Improved EOC Communications

Total funding approved: $18,210.28

Stewart – Preparation for the 2022 EOC

Total funding approved: $18,000

Strathcona Regional District, Campbell River, Ehattesaht First Nation, Nuchatlaht First Nation,

Gold River, Sayward, Tahsis, Zeballos, regional – building public warning capacity

Total funding approved: $180,200

Stz’uminus First Nation – EOC Capacity Development

Total funding approved: $25,000

Sunshine Coast Regional District – EOC Communications Modernization

Total funding approved: $25,000

Surrey – public emergency notifications and training for city staff

Total funding approved: $23,595.49

Tk’emlups te Secwepemc – EOC Training and Equipment

Total funding approved: $24,130.91

Tla’amin Nation – emergency services radio network

Total funding approved: $25,000

Tsawwassen First Nation – EOC Formation 2022

Total funding approved: $9,720

Tumbler Ridge – EOC IT Improvements

Total funding approved: $25,000

Vanderhoof – EOC EMP Development

Total funding approved: $25,000

Vernon – 2022 EOC Training and Equipment

Total funding approved: $25,000

Victoria – smoke and heat preparation

Total funding approved: $12,800

View Royal – equipment and installation, supplies and training

Total funding approved: $25,000

We Wai Kai Nation – EOC Development

Total funding approved: $25,000

West Moberly First Nations – WMFN EOC Communications

Total funding approved: $25,000

Whistler – EOC Training and Exercise 2022

Total funding approved: $25,000

Wuikinuxv Nation – EOC Improvements

Total funding approved: $25,000

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