Updated: Sept 3, 2019 -
This page will be updated regularly. It is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.
If you are visiting the province or planning a trip, please check the following resources for the latest information.
- Check DriveBC.ca for major road events such as delays, closures and suggested detours:
- Check BC Wildfire Service for wildfires of note, fire bans and restrictions.
- For general information updates, evacuation alerts and orders:
Regional District of East Kootenay
News Release Aug 6 - RDEK Launches New Evacuation Notification System
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Regional District of Columbia Shuswap
- Emergencies in BC, including evacuation alerts and orders:
- Interactive Maps and News Releases:
BC Government Wildfire Status
BC Government News
BC Provincial Parks 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.
- Air Quality Health Index - What is the air like today?
BC Ministry of Environment
We recommend that you:
- Call your airline to ensure they are operating within your chosen destination.
- Check DriveBC.ca to plan your route and adapt your itinerary as needed.
- Check with Community Visitor Centres to help with trip planning, alternative route and reservation changes.
- Call the businesses that you have made reservations with - operators can give you up-to-date information about the conditions around their property.