Wildfires 2021

Federal Response to Wildfires


Keep up-to-date about the Government of Canada’s response to Wildfires 2021.


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What we are doing

Government Operations Centre (GOC)

The GOC provides an all-hazards integrated federal emergency response to events of national interest.

Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Operation LENTUS

CAF response to floods, forest fires and natural disasters in Canada.

ISC Emergency Management

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) partners with First Nations communities during emergencies.

Contact the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program

If you have been evacuated from your community and need to refill or replace items that were covered by the NIHB Program, or you need to access other services covered under NIHB, we can help.

About the Temporary Confirmation of Registration Document

For First Nations evacuees who do not have their status card with them.

Emergency Management Assistance Program

Indigenous Services Canada's Emergency Management Assistance Program (EMAP) helps communities on reserve access emergency assistance services.

Canadian Wildland Fire Information System

The CWFIS creates daily fire weather and fire behavior maps year-round and hot spot maps throughout the forest fire season.


Get the latest weather and detailed forecasts for locations across Canada.


Download WeatherCAN, Environment and Climate Change Canada’s new mobile app.

Wildfire smoke and your health

Wildfire produces dense smoke that can be a major source of toxic air pollutants. Learn how to protect yourself.

Employment Insurance

Affected workers are encouraged to apply for benefits online.

Responding to Emergency Events

How municipal, provincial/territorial and the federal government responds to emergency events.

Get Prepared – Wildfires

Wildfires are a natural hazard in any forested and grassland region in Canada. Learn what do before and during a wildfire.

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