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Emergency Program Coordinator – Stz’uminus First Nation

Stz’uminus First Nation – Emergency Program Coordinator career opportunity. The application deadline is Thursday November 1, 2018.  Applications can be sent to resumes@stzuminus.com

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Notice of AGM

NOTICE OF MEETING The 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Wall Centre in Vancouver, BC. NETWORKING RECEPTION BCAEM is pleased to host a networking reception prior to the business of the Annual General Meeting and will be offering complementary drink tickets to members in good standing. The reception will commence at 4:00 p.m. and will adjourn at the start of the Annual General Meeting. MEETING AGENDA & ANNUAL REPORT The […]

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EPBC Conference October 30 – November 1, 2018

The Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference is an excellent venue for networking and exchanging valuable information! Pre-Conference Workshops are also available on October 29th! Join us for great learning opportunities! Program Flyer EPBCC 2018 v9

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Membership benefits

Membership provides an opportunity to become more aware of the world of emergency management.

If you want to join an extensive network of emergency managers,
advance your understanding and education within the field of emergency management,
contribute to or benefit from information exchange and promote the advancement of emergency management efforts in British Columbia and Canada,

join the BCAEM!


Are part of a *network* of BC Emergency Management professionals
representing all levels of government, First Nations, academia, students,
and the private sector
Are part of a *network* of BC Emergency Management professionals representing all levels of government, First Nations, academia, students, and the private sector
Have opportunities to contribute to *advocacy* efforts to influence the profession and practice of Emergency Management in BC
Have opportunities to contribute to *advocacy* efforts to influence the profession and practice of Emergency Management in BC
Have access to, and contribute to, shared resources, member forums, and professional development opportunities
Have access to, and contribute to, shared resources, member forums, and professional development opportunities
Receive a *discounted group conference fee* for the BC Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference
Receive a *discounted group conference fee* for the BC Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference
Have the option to become a Canadian Risks and Hazards Network
member at a discounted Affiliate Member rate
Have the option to become a Canadian Risks and Hazards Network member at a discounted Affiliate Member rate
Utilize the BCAEM *deployment database *to access opportunities
to assist in emergency response activities across BC
Utilize the BCAEM *deployment database *to access opportunities to assist in emergency response activities across BC
Become a member

History of BCAEM

In February of 2006, a group of regional district emergency program managers met in Kamloops to explore the possibility of forming an association to facilitate the sharing of information, ideas and resources. At that historic meeting the decision was made to proceed with the formation of an association and open membership to everyone in BC in the emergency management field. The first meeting of the BCEMA (as we were originally called) was at the EP conference of 2006. 65 people

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History of BCAEM