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Drivers should expect traffic delays during IRONMAN Triathlon

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:00
The IRONMAN Whistler/Pemberton Triathlon will take place on Sunday, July 30, 2017.

Going home: safety tips for your return post-evacuation

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:42
When your local or First Nations government has declared it safe for you to return home, there are steps you can take to make the transition easier and safer.

Important information about aid for wildfire evacuees

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 16:12
With many people being displaced due to wildfires in British Columbia, there are two main methods of obtaining aid.

How to donate to British Columbia wildfire recovery efforts

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:05
The B.C. government recognizes the overwhelming generosity of British Columbians and the various organizations who are pulling together to help those affected by the wildfires burning in various areas throughout the province.

Province thanks patient evacuees, generous communities

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 19:40
The Province asks wildfire evacuees to continue to heed evacuation orders and alerts, and thanks communities outside fire zones that are hosting affected individuals, pets and livestock.

Preparing your household for an evacuation order

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 22:10
Residents of areas currently experiencing wildfires are urged to prepare ahead in case of an evacuation alert or order.

Red Cross supports people impacted by B.C. wildfires

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 01:04
As part of the Province’s 2012 agreement, the Canadian Red Cross is providing registration services to those displaced by wildfires in the province.

Provincial state of emergency declared

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 04:30
Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Minister responsible for Emergency Management BC, this evening announced a provincial state of emergency to ensure a co-ordinated response to the current wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.

Highway 1 closed overnight July 6-7

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 22:00
Drivers are advised that Highway 1 will be closed overnight between McKenzie Avenue/Admirals Road and Six Mile Road to ensure the safety of drivers and construction crews while the old pedestrian-cyclist bridge is removed.

Expect delays on Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt over long weekend

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 21:00
With the Canada Day long weekend approaching, motorists are reminded to expect delays on Highway 5 (Coquihalla) between Hope and Merritt due to two major road and bridge construction projects.