*Guest entry by Cheekwan Ho, Communications Manager, BC

The Canadian Red Cross and BC government formalize a partnership for disaster responses

The B.C. government and the Canadian Red Cross formalized a partnership this week to ensure a quick and effective response to major catastrophic events or natural disasters in the province, such as earthquakes. It would allow for the deployment of resources, equipment and personnel, including Emergency Response Units, as needed. From left to right: Red Cross representatives John Byrne and Kimberley Nemrava, and Minister of Justice and Attorney General Shirley Bond.