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Southeast Fire Centre urges caution with open burning

For Immediate Release 2016FLNR0042-000480 March 29, 2016 Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations BC Wildfire Service INFORMATION BULLETIN Southeast Fire Centre urges caution with open burning CASTLEGAR – The Southeast Fire Centre is asking the public to exercise caution while conducting any outdoor burning activities this spring, due […]

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Special Public Avalanche Warning

Significant warm weather will destabilize snowpack across Western Canada March 29, 2016, Revelstoke, BC: As Western Canada prepares for record high temperatures this week, Avalanche Canada warns recreational backcountry users to be ready for increased avalanche hazard. This warning applies to all Avalanche Canada forecast regions, from the Yukon to […]

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Avalanche Warning in effect from March 25 to March 28.

Parks Canada, Kananaskis Country and Avalanche Canada will be coordinating efforts to issue a Special Public Avalanche Warning (SPAW) through the Easter long weekend for the following regions: Banff Kootenay Jasper Kananaskis Country Purcells North Rockies The warning is anticipated to be in effect from March 25 to March 28. […]

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