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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:00 PM
New provincial government funding is supporting environmental stewardship projects being developed throughout northern B.C. with First Nations and the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:25 PM
Parts of southeast British Columbia have received varying amounts of rainfall over the past week, but the campfire ban that’s been in place since July 3 throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:55 AM
Crews from the BC Wildfire Service are responding to a wildfire near Skutz Falls Road about 10 kilometres east of Cowichan Lake.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:00 AM
Over the last year, significant progress has been made on environmental mitigation and remediation at the Mount Polley mine site which is outlined in the end of phase one progress report released today by Environment Minister Mary Polak.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 9:45 AM
Effective at noon on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, campfires will once again be permitted in the North Island-Central Coast Natural Resource District within the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:43 PM
An Area Restriction Order that was implemented for the Sitkum Creek wildfire on July 9, 2015, has been rescinded, effective immediately. This fire is now 90% contained.
Monday, July 27, 2015 2:00 PM
Responding to continuing dry conditions, the Government of B.C. has announced a Level 4 drought rating for the South Thompson, Similkameen, Kettle and Skagit areas due to ongoing low stream flows.
Monday, July 27, 2015 12:35 PM
Effective at noon on Monday, July 27, 2015, campfires will once again be allowed east of the Fraser River within the Cariboo Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:00 AM
Finance Minister Michael de Jong travels to Malaysia today to meet with government officials to review the significant progress toward making the first LNG project in B.C. a reality, and the project’s implications for enhanced bilateral trade between B.C. and Malaysia.
Friday, July 24, 2015 2:00 PM
Although campfires are currently allowed in some areas and municipalities in northern B.C., the BC Wildfire Service is reminding the public that campfires are still prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.