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Holiday Greetings

Holiday Greetings from BCAEM 2017 proved to be a busy and trying time for many communities and emergency management professionals across the province.  If you get the opportunity, please consider sharing your expertise and lending a hand as so many parts of the province and world need help recovering and rebuilding with the many disasters that occurred over the year. BCAEM celebrated a significant milestone in 2017 – our 10th Anniversary.  To celebrate, the Association held an anniversary reception at its Annual General Meeting on November […]

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Save the date – EPBCC 2018

The Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference will be held on October 30 – November 1, 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. The Call for Presentations is now live on the EPBCC Website. For more information visit the website or download the latest flyer Program Flyer EPBCC 2018 v1.

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2018 Membership Renewals

The BC Association of Emergency Managers (BCAEM) is now accepting membership renewals for the upcoming calendar year. To renew your membership for 2018 login to www.bcaem.ca with your username and password and follow the prompts. BCAEM accepts three methods of payment – PayPal, cheque and etransfers. If paying via cheque please ensure that payment is forwarded promptly to the address included on your invoice.  Etransfers can be sent to executive.director@bcaem.ca. When renewing please take the time to update your general […]

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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!


Join a working group of individuals who share the same interests as you
Join a working group of individuals who share the same interests as you
Participate in information seminars on current issues
Participate in information seminars on current issues
Develop professional contacts internationally through activities organized by the association
Develop professional contacts internationally through activities organized by the association
Access to the Association's website, including reports, files, links, training opportunities, employment opportunities, and other information posted by members, for members
Access to the Association's website, including reports, files, links, training opportunities, employment opportunities, and other information posted by members, for members
Contribute to the emergency management community by writing articles about your experiences for publication on our website
Contribute to the emergency management community by writing articles about your experiences for publication on our website
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