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B.C. Reg. 21/2017
Treasury Board
Deposited February 1, 2017
This consolidation is current to April 11, 2017.

Balanced Budget and Ministerial Accountability Act

Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness
Expected Results for the 2017/2018
Fiscal Year Regulation

Application of this regulation

1  This regulation applies to the Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness for the 2017/2018 fiscal year.

Definition

2  In this regulation, "Act" means the Balanced Budget and Ministerial Accountability Act.

Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness

3  The expected results that the Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness is to achieve for the purposes of section 5 (3) of the Act are as follows:

(a) continue to promote emergency preparedness within British Columbia;

(b) continue working with Emergency Management BC to support the implementation of initiatives that contribute to the delivery of Emergency Management BC's mandate;

(c) enhance the success of PreparedBC, British Columbia's disaster readiness information website and "Master of Disaster" educational materials for grade 6 students;

(d) support engagement with First Nations' leadership and seek input from aboriginal communities on the implementation of an agreement to provide emergency management support services to First Nations on reserve provided that the agreement is signed with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada;

(e) work with Emergency Management BC to develop a multi-year training and exercise strategy building on the success of Exercise Coastal Response, the full-scale major earthquake and tsunami response exercise that took place in the Port Alberni region in June, 2016;

(f) support the creation of the BC Earthquake Integrated Asset Management Plan that will guide continued seismic investments in Provincial assets across a number of Provincial ministry portfolios;

(g) work with the seismic community, including academic and research institutions, private sector partners and government agencies, to seek input on the development of a seismic monitoring and earthquake early warning program for British Columbia;

(h) submit to Cabinet a report on the results referred to in paragraphs (a) to (g) on or before March 31, 2018.

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Balanced Budget and Ministerial Accountability Act, S.B.C. 2001, c. 28, section 9]