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Power to Essential Services during Extended Power Outages

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 01:11 PM

As you can see (or hardly see) our skies are filled with smoke again. 🔥 From recent events we learned that smoke can affect our current power system due to clogging of filters. In the occasion of an extended power outage of more than 8 hours, BC Hydro has installed a temporary mobile generator that can provide power to some essential facilities and services. (Hospital, Grocery Stores, Emergency Services). Things to note: - Mobile generation is intended to provide power to essential services – not...

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RFQ-2023-19 - Concrete Replacement Contract 1

Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 08:38 AM

 Removal and replacement of concrete sidewalk, curb, and gutter in various locations within Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. 

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Concrete Replacement Contract 1 June 15, 2023 2:00 p.m. Bids&Tenders online system!

Northern Rockies bid opportunities will be posted online using our Bids&Tenders platform, and only electronic bids will be accepted. If you’d like to learn more, check out our webpage:

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State of Local Emergency Order Rescinded for the Klua Lakes Area

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 03:12 PM

Declaration of State of Local Emergency: CANCELLED

Wednesday May 31st, 2023 at 1500 hrs

WHEREAS there is a wildfire in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality:

AND WHEREAS this wildfire emergency no longer requires prompt coordination of action or special regulation of persons or property to protect the health, safety or welfare of people or to limit damage to the property:


IT IS HEREBY ORDERED pursuant to Section 14 (2)(ii) of the Emergency Program Act (RS, 1996, Chap 111) that a state...

Media Release: Lessons Learned in First 2023 Emergency Operations Activation

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 02:07 PM

May 29th, 2023



Lessons Learned in First 2023 Emergency Operations Activation for Fort Nelson, B.C.

FORT NELSON, B.C. – On May 18 & 19, 2023, a series of extended power outages occurred due to active wildfires across Alberta and British Columbia. A wildfire in the nearby Klua Lakes area not only posed a threat to surrounding forests and land but also had an unforeseen impact on local natural gas power generation due to the deteriorating air quality.  The redundant...

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National AccessAbility Week

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 10:15 AM

It’s National AccessAbility Week!

A perfect time to put the spotlight on accessibility and inclusion in Canada. Join the conversation and consider how you can be an ally to persons with disabilities. The NRRM is striving to be a more accessible and inclusive region and is actively seeking to reduce barriers! Consider joining the Northern Rockies Accessibility and Inclusion Committee to find out how you can contribute to the conversation by emailing!

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Evacuation order Rescinds, Alerts Remains for the Klua Lakes Area

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 02:45 PM


The Evacuation Order, pursuant to Section 12 (1) of the BC Emergency Program Act issued on May 29, 2023 to the area generally bounded on the south by the NRRM/PRRD boundary, has been rescinded.

An Evacuation Alert remains in effect for the area, please see map for the impacted area still under evacuation alert. An Evacuation Order may need to be reissued; however, if that is deemed necessary,...