Emergency Response Activation Levels

Activation Level Description
Level 1Small event – one site, minimum staffing, two or more agencies involved, potential threat.
Level 2 Moderate event – several sites, large number of staff, time sensitive tasks, partial evacuation.
Level 3Major event – multiple sites, 24-7 agency-wide effort, multiple agencies involved, extensive evacuations, all resources and support required.

Information Bulletins

April 28, 2021 – Flood warning issued as rising afternoon temperatures are expected to cause snowmelt

April 27, 2021 – Xeni Gwet’in Declares State of Local Emergency due to Nemiah (Taseko) Road washout

April 16, 2021 – Emergency Services Notice: Safety Tips for Controlled Burns

Emergency Numbers & Resources

Contact Us

  • TNG Emergency Services (Hanceville Office): Phone: 250-394-4043
  • TNG Emergency Public Information (Emergency Operations Centre): Phone: (250) 305-6151
  • Media Contact: Phone: 778-799-2145

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) is being conscientious of the health and safety of our staff, our members and the communities that we serve. It is important to TNG that we play a part in keeping our communities safe.

TNG wants to share information to ensure that everyone is taking steps to decrease the spread of the COVID-19 at work, school and at home.

If community members have any questions or concerns they can speak to their community health directors and nurses.

What You Can Do To Stop the Spread

  • Practice good hygiene
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water
  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue and dispose of immediately
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, and mouth
  • Stop handshaking
  • Avoid unnecessary travel
  • Wear a mask when social distancing is not possible
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick
  • Monitor the situation and stay informed


Below are some public resources that you can visit to stay informed about the COVID-19 virus.

To Reach Us

As a precaution for the health and safety of our staff, members and the Tŝilhqot’in communities, TNG has closed its offices to the public until further notice.  

TNG will continue to serve the Tŝilhqot’in communities and will still be able to assist you by email or telephone.

  • TNG Emergency Services (Hanceville Office) – Phone: (250) 394-4043
  • TNG Downtown Office – Phone: (250) 392-3918to contact TNG staff on regular TNG business.
  • TNG Lakeside Office – Phone: (778) 799-2145
  • TNG Health Office – Phone: (250) 398-8575 if you have questions or concerns related to COVID-19 or other health matters.
  • TNG Mental Health Services – Phone: 1-236-317-8633 -if you require mental support during these challenging times.