Monthly Archives: April 2018

New Memorial Grant Program supports first responder families

April 16, 2018 – The Government of Canada has launched the Memorial Grant Program for First Responders, a new grant program that “recognizes the service and sacrifice of first responders who die as a direct result of carrying out their duties.” Through the Memorial Grant Program, families of first responders — police, firefighters and paramedics, […]

B.C. First Nation signs new agreement

April 16, 2018, Vancouver – The Tsilhqot’in Nation has signed a first-of-its-kind agreement with the federal and British Columbia governments that recognizes the First Nation as a full partner in wildfire response. Through the agreement, the three governments will work together to identify best practices and build the First Nation community’s capacity to manage emergencies. […]