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How the Trauma Pup Program cares for our communities

FortisBC is a proud sponsor of the Trauma Pup Program, supplying local fire departments with fire pups to gift to children in distress after their family experiences an emergency.
September 6, 2022

What it takes to keep your electricity flowing during a wildfire

The Nk’Mip Creek wildfire destroyed around 32 electricity structures in the area. Here’s how we kept electricity flowing for our customers.
May 8, 2022

Top common causes of gas line damage and how to avoid them

Learn the mistakes other people have made, so you can avoid safety hazards and costly repairs.
May 3, 2022

5 cautionary tales to ensure safe digging

Last year, there were more than 972 incidents of damaged natural gas lines. Find out what happens after a homeowner or contractor damages a line.
July 13, 2021

What it takes to restore power after a winter windstorm

A January windstorm brought with it some of the most extreme and challenging conditions our power line technicians face in the field.
February 11, 2021

Want to save money, maintain the life of gas appliances and stay cosy?

Regular maintenance keeps your furnace, fireplace and tankless water heater running safely and more efficiently. Plus we’ve got rebates.
September 14, 2020

Calling all gamers: how virtual reality is keeping us safe

The use for virtual reality extends beyond games and entertainment—it’s helping provide our staff with the skills they need to work safely on our equipment while they maintain and modify the system. Here’s how.
July 27, 2020

We make a big stink when it comes to investigating gas odour

This inside look at FortisBC’s emergency operations reveals how the safety of the public and our customers is our number one priority in the rare event of a natural gas leak.
July 6, 2020

How the Trauma Pup Program cares for our communities

FortisBC is a proud sponsor of the Trauma Pup Program, supplying local fire departments with fire pups to gift to children in distress after their family experiences an emergency.
September 6, 2022

What it takes to keep your electricity flowing during a wildfire

The Nk’Mip Creek wildfire destroyed around 32 electricity structures in the area. Here’s how we kept electricity flowing for our customers.
May 8, 2022

Top common causes of gas line damage and how to avoid them

Learn the mistakes other people have made, so you can avoid safety hazards and costly repairs.
May 3, 2022

5 cautionary tales to ensure safe digging

Last year, there were more than 972 incidents of damaged natural gas lines. Find out what happens after a homeowner or contractor damages a line.
July 13, 2021

What it takes to restore power after a winter windstorm

A January windstorm brought with it some of the most extreme and challenging conditions our power line technicians face in the field.
February 11, 2021

Want to save money, maintain the life of gas appliances and stay cosy?

Regular maintenance keeps your furnace, fireplace and tankless water heater running safely and more efficiently. Plus we’ve got rebates.
September 14, 2020

Calling all gamers: how virtual reality is keeping us safe

The use for virtual reality extends beyond games and entertainment—it’s helping provide our staff with the skills they need to work safely on our equipment while they maintain and modify the system. Here’s how.
July 27, 2020

We make a big stink when it comes to investigating gas odour

This inside look at FortisBC’s emergency operations reveals how the safety of the public and our customers is our number one priority in the rare event of a natural gas leak.
July 6, 2020