Stories and news from FortisBC

Why it's important to support local organizations this winter season

We’ve learned more about how the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre is helping vulnerable women in the community and what support they need in order to continue to provide these services.
December 13, 2021

How working with Indigenous contractors helps us grow

Indigenous consultants are showing us how to create more inclusive communications and build stronger relationships with communities.
October 4, 2021

How Phyllis Webstad inspired a movement towards Reconciliation

Learn what it’s meant to Phyllis Webstad to have her story grow into a movement for Reconciliation and her advice to people wanting to show support.
September 30, 2021

New scholarship commemorates a remarkable life and encourages Indigenous pursuits in geoscience

Learn more about the new Brian Nadjiwon Memorial Scholarship for Indigenous students pursuing geoscience at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
July 20, 2021

Want to learn more about Indigenous culture? Start with music and art.

Celebrated singer/songwriter and drummer Kym Gouchie and cedar weaver Shona Lee Sparrow teach us about traditional weaving and drumming.
June 10, 2021

How our principles help grow better relationships with Indigenous People

Adopting a Statement of Indigenous Principles has helped FortisBC develop and maintain progressive relationships with Indigenous Peoples.
May 4, 2021

How Indigenous communities are finding unique ways to improve energy efficiency in their homes

Historical policies continue to impact Indigenous Peoples today as many homes on-reserve land are not energy efficient. However, housing departments are finding ways to improve housing conditions for their community members.
March 4, 2021

New scholarships help fill critical gap for trained tradespeople

FortisBC is working with Thompson Rivers University and Okanagan College to provide six new scholarships for women and Indigenous students pursuing careers in trades.
February 25, 2021

Why it's important to support local organizations this winter season

We’ve learned more about how the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre is helping vulnerable women in the community and what support they need in order to continue to provide these services.
December 13, 2021

How working with Indigenous contractors helps us grow

Indigenous consultants are showing us how to create more inclusive communications and build stronger relationships with communities.
October 4, 2021

How Phyllis Webstad inspired a movement towards Reconciliation

Learn what it’s meant to Phyllis Webstad to have her story grow into a movement for Reconciliation and her advice to people wanting to show support.
September 30, 2021

New scholarship commemorates a remarkable life and encourages Indigenous pursuits in geoscience

Learn more about the new Brian Nadjiwon Memorial Scholarship for Indigenous students pursuing geoscience at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
July 20, 2021

Want to learn more about Indigenous culture? Start with music and art.

Celebrated singer/songwriter and drummer Kym Gouchie and cedar weaver Shona Lee Sparrow teach us about traditional weaving and drumming.
June 10, 2021

How our principles help grow better relationships with Indigenous People

Adopting a Statement of Indigenous Principles has helped FortisBC develop and maintain progressive relationships with Indigenous Peoples.
May 4, 2021

How Indigenous communities are finding unique ways to improve energy efficiency in their homes

Historical policies continue to impact Indigenous Peoples today as many homes on-reserve land are not energy efficient. However, housing departments are finding ways to improve housing conditions for their community members.
March 4, 2021

New scholarships help fill critical gap for trained tradespeople

FortisBC is working with Thompson Rivers University and Okanagan College to provide six new scholarships for women and Indigenous students pursuing careers in trades.
February 25, 2021