Stories and news from FortisBC

A safe, efficient heating system is as easy as TLC

​Help your natural gas or electric heating systems run safely, efficiently and for years to come. Plus, receive up to $50 on a quality service for your appliances.
September 20, 2017

Powering up in a fire zone

Teams tackled dangerous trees and fresh flare ups to bring power back online to homes after a forest fire in Princeton.
August 9, 2017

7 things to know about service restoration after forest fires

Your evacuation order has been lifted and you’re going home. Here are seven things you need to know about our restoration activities – and what may be expected of you once you get home.
July 21, 2017

Awarding safe dig practices in our communities

As safety is our top priority, we wanted to recognize companies who share that value and consistently work safely around our underground infrastructure, by practicing safe digging and excavating.
June 20, 2017

Safety tips this National Electricity Month

As June is National Electricity Month, Michelle and Amy celebrate by sharing tips to stay safe around electricity.
June 13, 2017

Emergency exercises – training and experience go hand in hand

To recognize Emergency Preparedness Week, we felt a little behind-the-scenes was in order as we walk you through an emergency exercise we conducted earlier this year.
May 24, 2017

When to pitch the potato salad

Has the power been out for a while? Food scientist, Karine Lawrence, shares what to do before, during and after a long outage to keep food safe and avoid waste.
March 13, 2017

You are ready for an earthquake, but are your appliances?

According to recent reports, BC may be facing higher chances of a large earthquake. FortisBC wants to make sure our customers and B.C. residents know how to prepare their home before an earthquake hits and what to do after.
March 1, 2017

A safe, efficient heating system is as easy as TLC

​Help your natural gas or electric heating systems run safely, efficiently and for years to come. Plus, receive up to $50 on a quality service for your appliances.
September 20, 2017

Powering up in a fire zone

Teams tackled dangerous trees and fresh flare ups to bring power back online to homes after a forest fire in Princeton.
August 9, 2017

7 things to know about service restoration after forest fires

Your evacuation order has been lifted and you’re going home. Here are seven things you need to know about our restoration activities – and what may be expected of you once you get home.
July 21, 2017

Awarding safe dig practices in our communities

As safety is our top priority, we wanted to recognize companies who share that value and consistently work safely around our underground infrastructure, by practicing safe digging and excavating.
June 20, 2017

Safety tips this National Electricity Month

As June is National Electricity Month, Michelle and Amy celebrate by sharing tips to stay safe around electricity.
June 13, 2017

Emergency exercises – training and experience go hand in hand

To recognize Emergency Preparedness Week, we felt a little behind-the-scenes was in order as we walk you through an emergency exercise we conducted earlier this year.
May 24, 2017

When to pitch the potato salad

Has the power been out for a while? Food scientist, Karine Lawrence, shares what to do before, during and after a long outage to keep food safe and avoid waste.
March 13, 2017

You are ready for an earthquake, but are your appliances?

According to recent reports, BC may be facing higher chances of a large earthquake. FortisBC wants to make sure our customers and B.C. residents know how to prepare their home before an earthquake hits and what to do after.
March 1, 2017

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