Provincial state of emergency declared

November 17, 2021

The B.C. government has declared a provincial state of emergency to help manage transportation challenges and improve the movement of essential goods and supplies, and to support the province-wide response and recovery from the widespread damage caused by severe flooding and landslides in British Columbia. Read the B.C. Government Nov. 17 news release for more information. 

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During these extreme weather events, please remember:

  • If you receive an evacuation alert: be ready to leave on short notice.
  • If you receive an evacuation order: you are at risk and need to leave the area immediately.
  • Check road conditions before you travel, and if you don't need to travel, stay at home.

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