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, renewals 2016, 2018
  • Nooaitch (First Nation)- 2014, renewals 2016, 2017
  • Esk’etmc (First Nation)- 2013, renewals 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • 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, 2018
  • Quail Ridge- 2015, renewals 2016, 2018
  • Queens Bay- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Rushmere- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Skeetchestn (First Nation)- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017, 2018
  • 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, renewals 2017, 2018
  • SXFN Canoe Creek Band (First Nation)- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Gallagher’s Canyon- 2016, renewals 2017, 2018
  • Predator Ridge- 2016, renewals 2017, 2018
  • Akisqnuk First Nation- 2016, renewals 2017, 2018
  • Steelhead- 2016
  • Penticton Indian Band (First Nation)- 2016
  • Piers Island- 2016, renewals 2017, 2018
  • Loring Way/Ponderosa Heights Community-Lytton- 2016, renewal 2017
  • Lytton First Nation- 2016, 2017
  • Sendero Canyon, Penticton- 2016, renewals 2017, 2018
  • Eastgate- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Mountain Street, Robson-2017
  • Post Creek- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Spiller Drive, Penticton- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Riddle Road, Penticton- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Woodbury Village- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Kaslo Back Road- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Black Bear- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Shuswap Band (First Nation)- 2017
  • Iron Colt- 2017, renewal 2018
  • McLeod East- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Woodland Shores- 2017
  • Brookside Village- 2017
  • Lambs Hill- 2017
  • The Slopes- 2017
  • Sunny Beach Estates- 2017
  • CastleRock Estates- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Castle Mountain- 2017, renewal 2018
  • Splatsin First Nation- 2018
  • Polar Peak, Fernie- 2018
  • Alpine Trail, Fernie- 2018
  • Canyon Trail, Fernie- 2018
  • Husula Highlands- 2018
  • Ashcroft Indian Band- 2018
  • Parkland Terrace- 2018
  • Huntsfield- 2018
  • Chu Chua-Simpcw First Nation- 2018
  • Loki Lots- 2018
  • Boothroyd Indian Band- 2018
  • Bonaparte Indian Band- 2018
  • The Middle Road- 2018
  • Nadleh Whuten First Nation- 2018
  • Stellat’en First Nation- 2018
  • Sunrise, Whistler- 2018
  • Eagle Ridge Strata- 2018
  • Ridgemont Crescent, 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
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler- 2018
Jeff Eustache, RFT

Jeff Eustache, RFT

Provincial Liaison

jeustache@fness.bc.ca
250-377-7600

Kelsey Winter

Kelsey Winter

Provincial Liaison

BCWS.PreventionComms@gov.bc.ca
250-896-7484

Erin Catherall

Erin Catherall

Provincial Liaison

BCWS.PreventionComms@gov.bc.ca
250-319-2480