FireSmart Canada

FireSmart Communities: British Columbia

British Columbia is proud to be a part of the FireSmart Canada Community Recognition Program since 2012.

As communities receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Would you like your community to become a recognized FireSmart community?

Find out more about the program.

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart Community?

Your Provincial Liaisons are Jeff Eustache and Kelsey Winter. 

Congratulations to the following British Columbia neighbourhoods for becoming FireSmart Recognized Communities:

  • Whispering Pines (First Nation) - 2013, 2014 new community& renewal
  • Coldwater (First Nation)- 2014, renewal 2016 
  • Nooaitch (First Nation)- 2014, renewals 2016, 2017 
  • Esk'etmc (First Nation)- 2013, renewals 2014, 2016, 2017
  • T'it'q'et (First Nation)- 2013, renewals 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Shacken (First Nation)- 2013, renewals 2014, 2017
  • Sekw'el'was (First Nation)- 2014
  • Xwisten (First Nation)- 2013, renewal 2014
  • Ts'kw'aylaxw- 2014, renewal 2016
  • Anarchist Mountain- 2013, renewals 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Quail Ridge- 2015, renewal 2016
  • Queens Bay- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017
  • Rushmere- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017
  • Skeetchestn (First Nation)- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017
  • Cayoose Creek Band (First Nation)- 2015, renewal 2017
  • Little Shuswap Lake (First Nation)- 2016
  • Tsal'alh (First Nation)- 2016
  • Nazko (First Nation)-  2016
  • Xaxli’p (First Nation)- 2016, renewal 2017
  • SXFN Canoe Creek Band (First Nation)- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Gallagher's Canyon- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Predator Ridge- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Akisqnuk First Nation- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Steelhead- 2016
  • Penticton Indian Band (First Nation)- 2016
  • Piers Island- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Loring Way/Ponderosa Heights Community-Lytton- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Lytton First Nation- 2016, 2017
  • Sendero Canyon, Penticton- 2016, renewals 2017, 2018
  • Eastgate- 2017
  • Mountain Street, Robson-2017
  • Post Creek- 2017
  • Spiller Drive, Penticton- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Riddle Road, Penticton- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Woodbury Village- 2017
  • Kaslo Back Road- 2017
  • Black Bear- 2017
  • Shuswap Band (First Nation)- 2017
  • Iron Colt- 2017
  • McLeod East- 2017
  • Woodland Shores- 2017
  • Brookside Village- 2017
  • Lambs Hill- 2017
  • The Slopes- 2017
  • Sunny Beach Estates- 2017
  • CastleRock Estates- 2017
  • Splatsin First Nation- 2018
  • Polar Peak, Fernie- 2018
  • Alpine Trail, Fernie- 2018
  • Canyon Trail, Fernie- 2018

Congratulations to the following British Columbia local government recipients of the FireSmart Community Protection Achievement Award:

  • District of Logan Lake- 2013
  • Village of Salmo- 2015
  • City of Namaimo- 2015
  • City of Kamloops- 2016
  • District of Peachland- 2016
  • City of Pentiction- 2016
  • Village of Burns Lake- 2016
  • Village of Lumby- 2016
  • Skeetchestn Band and Area- 2017
  • Community of Robson- 2017
  • Town of Lake Cowichan- 2017

Provincial Liaison

Jeff Eustache, RFT

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Kelsey Winter

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Erin Catherall

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