It is recognized that there has been a steady stream of information and direction provided to accommodation providers in efforts to support the continually evolving wildfire response in B.C. including supports for evacuees via Emergency Support Services (ESS).
As accommodation providers – your efforts are far beyond what normally would be expected and your continued support to manage through this very difficult time is extremely appreciated. Please pass along our shared appreciation to your front-line staff as well.
The following update provides important information, on behalf of the Provincial Emergency Social Services teams regarding:
The BCHA’s advocacy efforts are going and is continuing to work alongside the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) to ensure that concerns and challenges experienced by operators are effectively communicated to government.
To ensure we can effectively advocate for the best interests of our members, we encourage you to share your insights and feedback on how the wildfires and travel restrictions have impacted your business through TOTA’s Voice Your Concerns form.