What is this engagement about?
The Province of British Columbia is gathering feedback through an Intentions Paper on a proposed Flood Strategy that will manage flood safety risks in B.C.
The purpose of this work is to:
• Re-engage First Nations, Indigenous organizations, and local governments on the Intentions Paper, and identify policy direction for actions related to implementation planning
• Engage new audiences – the public, industry, business, non-governmental organizations, professional associations, and academia – on the Intentions Paper.
How to participate
Everyone is invited to provide feedback through our online survey or by written submission.
Fill out the online B.C. Flood Strategy Intentions Paper survey
Your feedback will help inform the B.C. Flood Strategy
Send written submissions on the B.C. Flood Strategy and Flood Strategy Intentions Paper
Feedback gathered will inform comprehensive provincial BC Flood Strategy will help to reduce flood risks while enhancing our resilience to more frequent extreme flood events in the future.
The vision of the Intentions paper states “Together, we are leaders in innovative, holistic flood risk management, enhancing B.C.’s flood resilience for the 21st century.” The core themes of the new Strategy include understanding flood risk, strengthening flood risk governance, enhancing flood preparedness, response, and recovery, and investing in flood resilience.