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Public safety is about creating a secure, just and resilient British Columbia.
British Columbia is taking action to prevent crime and make communities safer. This includes doing criminal record checks for people working with children and vulnerable adults, deterring metal theft by regulating metal dealers and recyclers, and creating the Protection Order Registry.
Are you prepared for an emergency? Make sure you’re as ready as you can be for an accident, environmental emergency or natural disaster.
Our forests and wildlands cover over 94 million hectares (nearly a million square kilometres) with approximately 2,000 wildfires occurring each year. Thanks to the efforts of the BC Wildfire Service the majority of these fires are contained within 24 hours.
One Source, One Stop
B.C.'s central resource for emergency preparedness information.
Helpline for Children
Know a Child Who Needs Help? Call 310-1234 (no area code needed).