Delays expected on the Malahat
Motorists should expect delays of approximately 20 minutes on Highway 1 between Shawnigan Lake Road and Aspen Road and are advised to allow for extra travel time during construction, especially on Friday and Sunday afternoons as well as long weekends.
Premier Christy Clark statement on passing of Grace McCarthy
Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement on the passing of Grace McCarthy:
Second aerial spray for gypsy moth in Saanich begins May 26
Saanich residents are advised that the second aerial spraying treatment to eradicate invasive gypsy moths from land around Elk Lake and Bear Hill Regional Park will occur Friday, May 26, between sunrise (5:10 a.m.) and 7:30 a.m., weather permitting.
Public urged to use caution with outdoor burning
The BC Wildfire Service is encouraging the public to exercise caution with any outdoor burning.
Southeast Fire Centre conducting prescribed burn
BC Wildfire Service personnel will be conducting a prescribed for BC Timber Sales in the North Creek area (40 kilometres north of Kaslo) this week, weather and site conditions permitting.
Okanagan Lake residents to prepare for flooding
Following recent flooding events earlier this month and with the potential for more seasonal flooding in communities surrounding the Okanagan Lake in the coming weeks due to increased snowmelt and forecasted warmer weather, Emergency Management BC asks that residents in the area take precautions to ensure personal safety.