This page is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.
CURRENT ROAD ADVISORIES & INFO:
TransCanada Highway construction:
Highway #1, just east of Golden –
The Highway is open with some stoppages – Please check the Construction Calendar below before you travel for specifics.
Multi-day extended closures are scheduled beginning noon September 26 to noon October 7, 2022.
Construction information line: 1-844-815-6111
COVID-19 NEWS, ANNOUNCEMENTS & INFO LINKS –
Provincial Proof of Vaccination requirement is lifted (Aug 10/22)
Travel and COVID-19 (Aug 10/22)
Province Wide Restrictions
HelloBC.com – Know Before You Go and Travelling Responsibly
Before You Travel Video
Returning to Canada
Travel & Tourism
MORE RESOURCES FOR INFORMATION BEFORE YOU TRAVEL –
- Check DriveBC.ca for major road events such as delays, closures and suggested detours:
Current Travel Advisories
Destination BC – Know Before You Go
First Nations Emergency Event updates for your communities
Prepare for Emergencies
Resource Road User Safety Guide
Avalanche Control & Safety / Avalanche Canada
Winter Driving – Province of BC
- For general information updates, evacuation alerts and orders:
Regional District of East Kootenay
RDEK Evacuation Emergency Info
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Regional District of Columbia Shuswap
- Emergencies in BC, including evacuation alerts and orders:
- Check BC Wildfire Service for wildfires of note, fire bans and restrictions.
- Interactive Maps and News Releases:
BC Government Wildfire Status
- Air Quality Health Index
- Wildfire Preparedness Guide
- The River Forecast Centre analyses snow pack, assesses seasonal water supply and flood risk, and predicts flows in British Columbia’s rivers and streams:
Flood Warnings and Advisories
Flood Preparedness Guide
BC Provincial Parks – wildfire notices
BC Provincial Parks – COVID-19 notices
National Parks bulletins
- Recreation Sites and Trails BC offers alerts, closures, warnings regarding BC’s rustic campsites and recreation trails, including campfire bans and forest use restrictions.
Recreation Sites & Trails closures
- AdventureSmart – Get Informed & go outdoors. AdventureSmart combines online and on-site awareness with targeted outreach in order to reduce the number and severity of Search and Rescue Incidents.