The ARES program in the US enjoys the support on their government. Some interesting quotes are found at http://nyc-arecs.org/quotes.html
Environment Canada has issued weather warnings for the BC Coast. Winds up up to 60 knots are predicted for some parts of the coast. Ensure you pay attention to your local forecast To see the entire warning go to
A series of intense storms will arrive in southern BC this weekend. Low freezing levels and potentially damaging winds are expected. Ensure you check your local forecast. More information will be posted as received.
The late Tim Jones ( VA7ALS) was mentioned in the federal budget. The budget provides tax relief for certain volunteers. For more information go to
The url below will take you an interesting article on a disaster scenario. This scenario is well within the realm of possibility and shows what is expected to happen
As of 1557pst 2014 Feb 09 Environment Canada has issued updated weather statements for portions of British Columbia. Ensure you listen to your local forecast. To see the latest statements/alerts for BC go to
There was an earthquake at approximately 0730 UTC this morning , Feb 9th 2014 in the Pacific off the Haidi Gwaii ( the Queen Charlotte Islands) No tsunami warning issued, but yet another reminder we need to be prepared. For more information go to
There are several areas in BC where we do not have an ARES unit. If you are interested in starting a new unit the url noted below will provide you with some information. Fred Orsetti, the BC Section Emergency Coordinator is also available to assist you.
Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Alert for this week. Ensure you listen to you local forecast. For a Provincial listing of alerts go to
Environment Canada has issued warnings of bad weather this coming long weekend. For more information go to