Stories and news from FortisBC

Grand Forks Search & Rescue uses new gear during emergency flood response

FortisBC provided funding to the Grand Forks Search and Rescue organization for two full sets of specialized personal protective equipment, used during the recent flooding in the community.
May 31, 2018

This day is for the birds

Nine-year-old nature lover Chevy Matthews had some questions about osprey, and joined us for a morning of observing a pair near Lake Country.
May 23, 2018

Special equipment helps researchers discover secrets in the snowpack

The North Kootenay Lake Water Monitoring Program will use a new snow tube to collect core samples from snowpacks in the North Kootenay watershed, which will help researchers understand how water flows in a changing climate can affect downstream communities and infrastructure.
March 9, 2018

A low carbon future runs through existing infrastructure

​FortisBC hosted its first Energy Leadership Forum to discuss the future of the energy sector and the implications to British Columbia.
September 19, 2017

Live, from an osprey nest near you

Ospreys have arrived in Kelowna and FortisBC is streaming their activities live, through an osprey nest camera.
June 28, 2017

Earth Day starts at home

Earth Day on April 22 is a good reminder that helping the planet can start at home with small energy-saving upgrades and bigger renovations to make a home more energy efficient. You may also save some money on your utility costs along the way.
April 20, 2017

Grand Forks Search & Rescue uses new gear during emergency flood response

FortisBC provided funding to the Grand Forks Search and Rescue organization for two full sets of specialized personal protective equipment, used during the recent flooding in the community.
May 31, 2018

This day is for the birds

Nine-year-old nature lover Chevy Matthews had some questions about osprey, and joined us for a morning of observing a pair near Lake Country.
May 23, 2018

Special equipment helps researchers discover secrets in the snowpack

The North Kootenay Lake Water Monitoring Program will use a new snow tube to collect core samples from snowpacks in the North Kootenay watershed, which will help researchers understand how water flows in a changing climate can affect downstream communities and infrastructure.
March 9, 2018

A low carbon future runs through existing infrastructure

​FortisBC hosted its first Energy Leadership Forum to discuss the future of the energy sector and the implications to British Columbia.
September 19, 2017

Live, from an osprey nest near you

Ospreys have arrived in Kelowna and FortisBC is streaming their activities live, through an osprey nest camera.
June 28, 2017

Earth Day starts at home

Earth Day on April 22 is a good reminder that helping the planet can start at home with small energy-saving upgrades and bigger renovations to make a home more energy efficient. You may also save some money on your utility costs along the way.
April 20, 2017