The Vancouver Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to assist with issues arising from current and predicted levels of the Fraser River as the flooding issues in BC continue.
The southern interior of BC is flooding. Over 2 million sandbags deployed, over two thousand people evacuated and a total of 22 evacuation orders/alerts in place. In the northern part of the Province fire is the concern. Make sure you maintain contact with local media especially if you are travelling in these areas.
Multiple Emergency Operations Centres remain active in BC as flooding continues. Please ensure you listen to your local media as situations change. Check your local government website for updates. The site below may be of some assistance in finding those websites.
Today at roughly 1:55pm a test of the Emergency Notification System will be held. You may get an alert and a tone on your phone DO NOT PANIC IT IS ONLY A TEST.
The new National Emergency Alert system designed to send alerts to cell phones failed in Quebec and Ontario on May 7 2018. THE TEST FOR BC IS WEDNESDAY MAY 9 2018 at 1:55pm. To learn more about the failure go to
An Interesting story that appears to be true.
A piece of history closed down on April 26 2018 when the BC Chapter of the Morse Telegraph Club closed down. To read an interesting article and see clearly how the world has changed go to
If you are interested in radio detection finding on ham frequencies, also know as a fox hunt the site below may be of interest.
UPDATED APRIL 29 2018
The Central Okanagan Emergency Centre is urging property owners who have previously been flooded to prepare. Those near creeks and streams are vulnerable. Properties along Okanagan Lake are not a concern at this time.
The Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre is now active and evacuation orders have been issued. To learn more go to