JIBC Community Public Safety Award

Supported by BC Hydro

Emergency Management Training

No community is immune from the threat of disaster. In this ever-changing world, we are experiencing an increasing number of natural and human-caused incidents that affect people, property and the environment.  


The JIBC Community Public Safety Award provides awards of up to $2,000 to eligible communities to receive specialized emergency management training provided by the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

BC Hydro, who supports programs for public safety and emergency preparedness, provides granting funding to increase the response capability of BC communities by supporting the training of first responders, employees, and volunteers.

Who Should Apply

Applicants must be a Municipality, Regional District, or First Nations community located in a BC Hydro service area in British Columbia. Please see the BC Hydro Service Area Map to confirm eligibility. Applicants must be in need of Incident Command System (ICS) or Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) training for their staff or volunteers and must be a legal entity; unincorporated communities/electoral areas must apply through their Regional District. 

Course Information

The training offered is provided in your community as locally hosted courses.

Four courses are available for funding under the JIBC Community Public Safety Award. Click the course titles below to view course details.

Application Deadline

  • September 20, 2019

Application Process

Please review and complete the JIBC Community Public Safety Award application form. Carefully review your application, ensure that you have provided all information requested, confirm the required endorsement/approval, and submit prior to the posted deadline. Forward completed applications to emergency@jibc.ca

Failure to complete all sections of the application form may result in disqualification of your submission. Any misrepresentation could result in ineligibility to be considered for future awards and/or forfeit of any outstanding awards.

Contact for Award Inquiries

For information on training courses, please contact:

Emergency Management Division 

Last updated September 10, 2019