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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 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

Why advanced meters are the next step forward for BC’s energy system

The origins of our energy system can be traced to 1862, when the first streetlight was lit by Victoria Gas Company. At the time, local neighbourhoods were not illuminated by lightbulbs and electricity. Instead these streetlights were powered by manufactured gas.
January 14, 2020

Climate change is a big challenge. So how do we overcome it?

We know what we need to do – we need to work together to reduce emissions immediately in a realistic and affordable way, but how? Pollution Probe has some ideas…
December 30, 2019

7 of the best holiday movies and sweet treat combos

With the chilly weather outside, it’s time to stay in, get cosy and watch holiday movies while snacking on seasonal treats. Get our recommendations for the merriest film and treat pairings.
December 4, 2019

Upgrading insulation isn’t a DIY job. Here’s why.

A former weekend warrior tells you why you shouldn’t do what she did when it comes to insulating your home.
November 21, 2019

4 things you need to know to save money on home heating

Excited to be hibernating for the winter? Staying cosy at home—that’s #AdultingDoneRight. Make sure your home is as cosy as possible, while keeping your energy bills as low as possible.
October 24, 2019

It’s time to upgrade our natural gas meters

We’re planning to upgrade our natural gas meters to new advanced meters. Learn why we’re doing this and how we’re engaging with communities about the project.
October 15, 2019

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 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

Why advanced meters are the next step forward for BC’s energy system

The origins of our energy system can be traced to 1862, when the first streetlight was lit by Victoria Gas Company. At the time, local neighbourhoods were not illuminated by lightbulbs and electricity. Instead these streetlights were powered by manufactured gas.
January 14, 2020

Climate change is a big challenge. So how do we overcome it?

We know what we need to do – we need to work together to reduce emissions immediately in a realistic and affordable way, but how? Pollution Probe has some ideas…
December 30, 2019

7 of the best holiday movies and sweet treat combos

With the chilly weather outside, it’s time to stay in, get cosy and watch holiday movies while snacking on seasonal treats. Get our recommendations for the merriest film and treat pairings.
December 4, 2019

Upgrading insulation isn’t a DIY job. Here’s why.

A former weekend warrior tells you why you shouldn’t do what she did when it comes to insulating your home.
November 21, 2019

4 things you need to know to save money on home heating

Excited to be hibernating for the winter? Staying cosy at home—that’s #AdultingDoneRight. Make sure your home is as cosy as possible, while keeping your energy bills as low as possible.
October 24, 2019

It’s time to upgrade our natural gas meters

We’re planning to upgrade our natural gas meters to new advanced meters. Learn why we’re doing this and how we’re engaging with communities about the project.
October 15, 2019

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