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British Columbia

British Columbia is proud to be a part of the FireSmart Canada Neighbourhood Recognition Program since 2012.
As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.
Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart Neighbourhood?
Your Provincial Liaisons are Quentin Nelson and Amanda Reynolds

FireSmart Provincial Representative for British Columbia

Amanda Reynolds
Organization: BC Wildfire Service
Email: Amanda.reynolds@gov.bc.ca
Phone: 250-961-4176

Prior to entering into the BC Wildfire Service, I was a high school teacher in Vancouver, BC. My partner and I relocated to Prince George 4 years ago, which was when I applied to the BCWS. Initially hired as a dispatcher, I transitioned into the role of Communication Specialist for the Prince George Fire Zone. I’ve had 3 wild seasons in the Communication role, which has taught me a significant amount in terms of operations, logistics, communication and integration with stakeholders. Last Fall I was invited to the FireSmart conference in Fort McMurray, which was an incredible opportunity and my first big exposure to the world of prevention and FireSmart. Through these experiences and exposures, I’ve realized my passion is public education, prevention of wildfire and building resilient neighbourhoods. I am very excited to be in this role, as it ties in with what I am most passionate about: education and prevention.

Quentin Nelson
Organization:  First Nations Emergency Services (FNESS)
Email: qnelson@fness.bc.ca
Phone: 250-377-7600

Quentin Nelson is a Forester in Training (FIT) and a Forest Fuel Management Liaison with First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of BC (FNESS), where he has been since 2019. In 2018, he took the Local FireSmart Representative training and became a certified LFR. He has a Forestry Diploma and most recently in 2019, he completed his bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Science. He works and lives in Kamloops, BC.

In his current role with FNESS, one of his duties is to be an advocate for FireSmart, which is something he wholeheartedly believes in. What tends to work for him when engaging with First Nations communities on the road is to conduct a Neighbourhood Wildfire Hazard Assessment to help jump-start their FireSmart path. This creates opportunity for communities to apply to the Community Resiliency Investment (CRI) program to pursue funding to carry out an array of FireSmart activities so they can work towards achieving greater neighbourhood resilience in the event of a wildfire. As of January 2021, he became the FireSmart Canada Provincial Liaison for First Nations communities in BC. Long-term, he would love to see every single neighbourhood adopt FireSmart principles and work towards becoming FireSmart recognized.

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

  • Loki Lots, Kaslo- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Boothroyd Indian Band- 2018
  • Bonaparte Indian Band- 2018
  • The Middle Road, Nelson- 2018, 2019
  • Nadleh Whuten First Nation- 2018
  • Stellat’en First Nation- 2018
  • Sunrise, Whistler- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Eagle Ridge Strata- 2018, 2019
  • Ridgemont Crescent, Fernie- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Silverstar Mountain Resort- 2018, 2020
  • Kaleden- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Lower Post, Daylu Dena First Nation- 2019
  • Missezula Lake, 2019
  • Martin Park Drive, Black Creek- 2019, 2020
  • Williston Crescent, Mackenzie, 2019, 2020
  • Thunder Ridge, Fernie- 2019, 2020
  • Timberline Condos, Fernie- 2019, 2020
  • Sunset Properties, Vernon- 2019, 2020
  • Juniper Drive, Penticton- 2019, 2020
  • Spuzzum First Nation- 2019, 2020
  • Wasa Lake- 2019, 2020
  • 19 Mile Townhomes, Whistler- 2019, 2020
  • Fissile Lane (Strata Corp VR1338), Whistler- 2019
  • Pine Ridge, Kaslo- 2019, 2020
  • Smoketree Village (VR979), Delta- 2019, 2020
  • The Heights, Whistler- 2019
  • Kirkup McLeod, Rossland- 2019, 2020
  • Red Mountain, Rossland- 2019, 2020
  • Earl Davis, Rossland- 2019, 2020
  • Upper West Spokane (Rossland)- 2019, 2020
  • Upper Princeton South (Peachland)- 2019, 2020
  • Okanagan Centre, Lake Country- 2019
  • The Glades, Whistler- 2019
  • Spider Lake, Qualicum Beach- 2019, 2020
  • 100 Houses, Lake Cowichan- 2019
  • Brookside, Lake Cowichan- 2019
  • Johel Road, Lake Cowichan- 2019
  • Kanaka Bar Indian Band- 2019
  • Kingfisher, Enderby- 2019
  • West Arrow Park, Nelson- 2019, 2020
  • Carr’s Landing, Lake Country- 2019
  • Deer Ridge, Summerland- 2019, 2020
  • Sykes Crescent, Keremeos- 2019
  • Indian River Co-op, Duncan- 2019
  • Khowhemun, Cowichan- 2019
  • Somena, Cowichan- 2019
  • Quamichan, Cowichan- 2019
  • Koksilah, Cowichan- 2019
  • Indian Road, Cowichan- 2019
  • Mountainside Area North, Fairmont Hot Springs- 2019, 2020
  • Mountainside Area South, Fairmont Hot Springs- 2019, 2020
  • Meadows Strata, Fairmont Hot Springs- 2019, 2020
  • Riverview, Fairmont Hot Springs- 2019, 2020
  • Tall Pines, Kimberley- 2020
  • Larch Point, Invermere- 2020
  • South Canoe, Salmon Arm- 2020
  • Whitewater, Whistler- 2020
  • Adventure Bay, Vernon- 2020
  • Maracaibo Estates, Salt Spring Island- 2020
  • Castle Estates, Whistler- 2020
  • Cliffshores Strata, Vernon- 2020
  • Smethurst/Arawana, Naramata- 2020
  • Tamarisk, Whistler- 2020
  • The Woods, Whistler- 2020
  • Clearview, Apex Mountain Resort- 2020
  • Suncrest, Whistler- 2020
  • Bear Ridge, Whistler- 2020
  • Forest Hills/Thompson Drive, Peachland- 2020
  • Bulyea Avenue, Peachland- 2020
  • Stellar Place, Castlegar- 2020
  • Ashbury Place, Penticton- 2020
  • The Gables, Whistler- 2020
  • Sunshine Drive, Nelson- 2020
  • Rosebery, New Denver- 2020
  • Dieppe Road, Salmon Arm- 2020
  • Blewett-Catuka, Nelson- 2020
  • Protection Island, Nanaimo- 2020
  • The Villas, Blind Bay- 2020
  • Dog Creek, Nakusp- 2020
  • Kootenay Bay Properties, Pilot Bay- 2020
  • Johnsons Landing, Kaslo- 2020
  • Skuppah Indian Band- 2020
  • Homalco First Nation- 2020
  • Columere Park North, Fairmont- 2020
  • Columere Park South, Fairmont- 2020

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, 2019
  • Village of Lumby- 2016
  • Skeetchestn Band and Area- 2017
  • Neighbourhood of Robson- 2017
  • Town of Lake Cowichan- 2017
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler- 2018
  • Village of Harrison Hot Springs – 2019
  • District of Mackenzie – 2019
  • District of West Vancouver – 2019
  • Village of Slocan Valley – 2020
  • Village of Silverton – 2020
  • Village of New Denver – 2020
  • Whispering Pines First Nation – 2013, 2014
  • Coldwater First Nation- 2014, 2016, 2018
  • Nooaitch First Nation- 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Esk’etmc First Nation- 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • T’it’q’et First Nation- 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Shacken First Nation- 2013, 2014, 2017
  • Sekw’el’was First Nation- 2014
  • Xwisten First Nation- 2013, 2014, 2019, 2020
  • Ts’kw’aylaxw- 2014, renewal 2016
  • Anarchist Mountain- 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Quail Ridge- 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
  • Queens Bay- 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Rushmere- 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Skeetchestn First Nation- 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Cayoose Creek Band First Nation- 2015, 2017
  • Little Shuswap Lake First Nation- 2016
  • Tsal’alh First Nation- 2016
  • Nazko First Nation-  2016
  • Xaxli’p First Nation- 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • SXFN Canoe Creek Band First Nation- 2016, 2017
  • Gallagher’s Canyon- 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Predator Ridge- 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Akisqnuk First Nation- 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Steelhead- 2016
  • Penticton Indian Band First Nation- 2016
  • Piers Island- 2016, renewals 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Village of Lytton- 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • Lytton First Nation- 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • Sendero Canyon, Penticton- 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Eastgate- 2017, renewals 2018, 2019
  • Mountain Street, Robson-2017
  • Post Creek- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Spiller Drive, Penticton- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Riddle Road, Penticton- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Woodbury Village, Kaslo- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Kaslo Back Road- 2017, 2018
  • Black Bear, Rossland- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Shuswap Band First Nation- 2017
  • Iron Colt, Rossland- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • McLeod East, Rossland- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Woodland Shores- 2017, 2019
  • Brookside Village- 2017
  • Lambs Hill- 2017
  • The Slopes- 2017
  • Sunny Beach Estates- 2017
  • CastleRock Estates- 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Castle Mountain- 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Splatsin First Nation- 2018
  • Polar Peak, Fernie- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Upper Alpine Trail, Fernie- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Canyon Trail, Fernie- 2018, 2019
  • Husula Highlands- 2018
  • Ashcroft Indian Band- 2018, 2020
  • Parkland Terrace- 2018, 2019
  • Huntsfield- 2018
  • Chu Chua-Simpcw First Nation- 2018, 2019

Alberta

We are happy to be part of the FireSmart Neighbourhood Recognition Program. As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Would you like your neighbourhood to become a recognized FireSmart neighbourhood? Find out more about the program.

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Laura Stewart.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Alberta

Laura Stewart, BA

Position: FireSmart Specialist
Organization: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Email: laura.a.stewart@gov.ab.ca
Phone: 587-985-2095
Office: 780-644-8780

Laura Stewart has worked with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry for the last five years as a FireSmart Specialist. Prior to joining the Alberta team, Laura spent four years with a municipal fire department as the Neighbourhood Safety Education Coordinator. In this role, Laura was responsible for coordinating all home fire safety, emergency preparedness, and injury prevention programming. In 2012, FireSmart planning and education were added to Laura’s portfolio and she led a neighbourhood FireSmart program.

Laura oversees the FireSmart Neighbourhoods program for the province and is eager to partner with Alberta neighbourhoods and work towards receiving FireSmart Neighbourhood Recognition!

Congratulations to the following Alberta neighbourhoods for becoming FireSmart Recognized Neighbourhoods

  • Lake Edith- 2014, renewals 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Summer Village of Waiparous- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Marten Beach- 2015, renewals 2016, 2017, 2020
  • Midway Estates- 2015, renewal 2016
  • Lower Kananaskis Lake Cottage Subdivision- 2015, renewal 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Summerwood Estates- 2017, 2018
  • Marie Lake- 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Middle Springs 100/200, Banff- 2018, 2019
  • Middle Springs 300, Banff- 2018, 2019
  • Valleyview, Banff- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Sulphur Court, Banff- 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Sundance, Banff- 2019, 2020

Congratulations to the following Alberta local government recipients of the FireSmart Community Protection Achievement Award

  • Kananaskis Improvement District- 2014
  • Strathcona County- 2015
  • Town of Edson- 2015
  • MD of Lesser Slave River #124- 2015
  • Town of Whitecourt- 2015
  • Town of Banff – 2018
  • Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo – 2018
  • Town of Canmore – 2019
  • Lac La Biche County – 2019

Manitoba

We are happy to be part of the FireSmart Neighbourhood Recognition Program in 2012. As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Jeff Erwin.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Manitoba

Jeff Erwin
Position: Wildland Urban Interface Specialist
Organization: Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner
Email:  jeff.erwin@gov.mb.ca
Phone: 204-391-1063

Jeff brings a wide variety of experience from  training Wildland and Urban Interface Firefighting to Structural Firefighters to working with neighbourhoods on how to implement FireSmart.  Jeff is looking forward to working with your neighbourhood in the future.

Become the first neighbourhood in the Manitoba to become a FireSmart Recognized Neighbourhood!

Saskatchewan

We are happy to be part of the FireSmart Neighbourhood Recognition Program in 2012. As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Camille Harris

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Saskatchewan

Camille Harris

Position: Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation Specialist
Organization: Logistics and Support
Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA)
Email: Camille.Harris@gov.sk.ca
Phone: 306-953-3543

Congratulations to the following Saskatchewan neighbourhoods for becoming FireSmart Recognized Neighbourhoods:

  • Wadin Bay- 2015, Renewals 2016, 2018
  • Napatak- 2016
  • Eastview Beach- 2018

Ontario

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia

Ontario

We are happy to be part of the FireSmart Neighbourhood Recognition Program in 2012. As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Jaime Seeley.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Ontario

Jaime Seeley

Position: Fire Advisor
Organization: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry
Email: jaime.seeley@ontario.ca
Phone: 807-937-7341

Jaime brings years of experience in wildland urban interface firefighting and actively contributes to assisting communities with the development of their FireSmart plans. He’s also a structural firefighter and takes great pride in building strong partnerships. He is excited to help promote the FireSmart program within Ontario.

Congratulations to the following Ontario neighbourhoods for becoming FireSmart Recognized Neighbourhoods:

  • Dunlop Lake- 2016
  • Quirke and Popeye Lake- 2016

Quebec

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Stephane Caron.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Quebec

Newfoundland and Labrador

We are proud to be a part of the FireSmart Canada Neighbourhood Recognition Program since 2013. As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart Neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Stephanie Pinksen.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia

We are happy to be part of the FireSmart Neighbourhood Recognition Program in 2012. As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Kara McCurdy.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Nova Scotia

New Brunswick

Nunavut

Northwest Territories

New Brunswick

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Roger Collet.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for New Brunswick

Roger Collet

Nunavut

Not available at this time. Please contact FireSmart Canada.

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Northwest Territories

We are happy to be part of the FireSmart Neighbourhood Recognition Program in 2012. As neighbourhoods receive recognition awards we will be posting them here.

Want to speak with your Northwest Territories Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Territories Liaison is Amber Simpson

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Northwest Territories

Congratulations to the following Northwest Territories neighbourhoods for becoming FireSmart Recognized Neighbourhoods:

  • Enterprise- 2017, Renewal 2019

Yukon

Want to speak with your Provincial Liaison about becoming a FireSmart neighbourhood? Your Provincial Liaison is Luc Bibeau.

FireSmart Provincial Representative for Yukon