Stories and news from FortisBC

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

BC’s outdoor spaces are putting smiles on people’s faces

Learn from some passionate non-profit groups on what we can do to enjoy local trails and other valuable outdoor areas safely and responsibly.
June 8, 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

The costly truth about your old furnace

Some homes are still heated with old, inefficient furnaces & homeowners are unaware. With winter almost here & double rebates available for a limited time, how does yours stack up?
October 9, 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

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 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

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

BC’s outdoor spaces are putting smiles on people’s faces

Learn from some passionate non-profit groups on what we can do to enjoy local trails and other valuable outdoor areas safely and responsibly.
June 8, 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

The costly truth about your old furnace

Some homes are still heated with old, inefficient furnaces & homeowners are unaware. With winter almost here & double rebates available for a limited time, how does yours stack up?
October 9, 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

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 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