Stories and news from FortisBC

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

Giving back: how two charities in the Comox Valley are helping their communities

As we head into a new fall season, we were able to catch up with two charities in the Comox Valley and see how our donation in 2019 was spent to use helping others.
August 24, 2020

A little less conversation, a little more (climate) action

There’s been a lot of conversation over the years about effective climate action. Anyone can talk the talk, but we’re helping advance a lower carbon BC in a practical and economic manner. Here’s one of the things we’re doing.
August 10, 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

5 organizations making a difference: helping BC get through COVID-19

We want to thank British Columbians, and all the nonprofits who’ve been helping BC get through COVID-19. These five organizations in particular have helped us make meaningful contributions and we’re grateful for their work.
July 13, 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 much energy do you need to stay home during a pandemic?

COVID-19 restrictions led the changes in how people were using energy in their homes. Many people reported an increase in high-energy use activities, with a few noteworthy exceptions. Some also used the time to save energy.
June 29, 2020

How we overcame an emergency to keep energy flowing to the Sunshine Coast

With no idea how much time we had, it took a team effort to keep natural gas flowing to the Sunshine Coast.
June 22, 2020

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

Giving back: how two charities in the Comox Valley are helping their communities

As we head into a new fall season, we were able to catch up with two charities in the Comox Valley and see how our donation in 2019 was spent to use helping others.
August 24, 2020

A little less conversation, a little more (climate) action

There’s been a lot of conversation over the years about effective climate action. Anyone can talk the talk, but we’re helping advance a lower carbon BC in a practical and economic manner. Here’s one of the things we’re doing.
August 10, 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

5 organizations making a difference: helping BC get through COVID-19

We want to thank British Columbians, and all the nonprofits who’ve been helping BC get through COVID-19. These five organizations in particular have helped us make meaningful contributions and we’re grateful for their work.
July 13, 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 much energy do you need to stay home during a pandemic?

COVID-19 restrictions led the changes in how people were using energy in their homes. Many people reported an increase in high-energy use activities, with a few noteworthy exceptions. Some also used the time to save energy.
June 29, 2020

How we overcame an emergency to keep energy flowing to the Sunshine Coast

With no idea how much time we had, it took a team effort to keep natural gas flowing to the Sunshine Coast.
June 22, 2020

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