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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:00 AM
A training exercise focusing on wildland/urban interface fires will take place in the York Road area of Oyster River on Sunday, April 28. The event will provide cross-training opportunities for first-responder agencies.
Friday, March 15, 2013 11:15 AM
Wildlife habitat on central Vancouver Island is better protected following new additions to the Parksville-Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 3:30 PM
Abnormally dry weather will persist through the Thanksgiving Day long weekend, so the Coastal Fire Centre is urging the public to continue to be cautious with any forest activity that could start wildfires, including campfires and equipment use.
Friday, September 14, 2012 5:59 PM
Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, the existing Category 2 open fire and fireworks prohibition in the Coastal Fire Centre is being extended. It will now remain in place until Oct. 15, 2012 or until the prohibition order is rescinded.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 9:30 AM
Effective at noon on Friday, July 20, 2012, a Category 2 open fire and fireworks prohibition will be expanded to include all areas within the Coastal Fire Centre except Haida Gwaii.
Sunday, May 20, 2012 11:00 AM
From its hugely popular park passports to its new 'text-to-donate to kids programs,' BC Parks is big on families, Environment Minister Terry Lake announced today.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 8:00 AM
Effective at noon May 18, Category 2 open fires and fireworks will be prohibited across the Coastal Fire Centre, with the exception of Haida Gwaii and the Mount Waddington and Central Coast regional districts, to help prevent human-caused wildfires.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 3:47 PM
Effective at 12 noon on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, backyard burning will be permitted within parts of the Coastal Fire Centre due to a decreased risk of wildfire.
Friday, September 2, 2011 10:45 AM
With sunny and warm conditions predicted for the last long weekend of the summer, the Coastal Fire Centre is urging the public to be careful with their campfires and to ensure their campfire is completely out when they leave the area, as abandoned campfires pose considerable risk for fire escapes.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:38 AM
Effective at 12 noon on Monday, May 16, 2011, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited in parts of the Coastal Fire Centre's jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect the public.