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Criminal Record Checks

Protecting vulnerable people.

Security Industry Licensing

Licensing for security workers and businesses.


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Public Safety

Learn about criminal record checks, the Coroners Service, policing, the Sex Offender Registry and more.

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Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery

Are you prepared for an emergency? Make sure you’re as ready as you can be for an accident, environmental emergency or natural disaster.

Wildfire Services

Our wild lands cover nearly a million square kilometres and have about 2,000 wildfires a year. Most are contained within 24 hours.

Crime Prevention

British Columbia is taking action to prevent crime and make communities safer. This includes conducting criminal record checks for people working with children and vulnerable adults, and helping to deter and track metal theft by regulating metal dealers and recyclers.

One Source, One Stop

One Source, One Stop

B.C.'s central resource for emergency preparedness information.

One Source, One Stop

Road Safety

Road Safety

Responsible for road safety in B.C.

Road Safety

Helpline for Children

Helpline for Children

Know a Child Who Needs Help?  Call 310-1234 (no area code needed).

Helpline for Children



In Focus

Highway 16 symposium gathers community partners to act on next steps for safe and sustainable transportation

The Highway 16 transportation symposium held in Smithers resulted in a successful and constructive discussion between over 90 community participants to address transportation challenges and explore opportunities to improve services.

Tuesday November 24, 2015