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Crews respond to wildfire southwest of Lac La Hache

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:40:00 -0700

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a new wildfire about 40 kilometres southwest of Lac La Hache.



Public reminded to be cautious with fire use this weekend

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:49:00 -0700

Hot and dry weather is in the forecast for the Kamloops Fire Centre over the next few days, so the BC Wildfire Service is preparing for increased wildfire activity and asking members of the public to report any smoke or fires that they see.



Throne speech strikes a balance between economic, social, and environmental principles

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:15:00 -0700

The speech from the throne is an important moment in history – it reflects both the priorities British Columbians articulated in the recent election, and the ability to invest in programs and services that British Columbians depend on, thanks to years of sound fiscal management and building Canada’s leading economy.


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Highway 1 overnight closure

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:00:00 -0700

Drivers are reminded that Highway 1 will be closed overnight between McKenzie Avenue/Admirals Road and the Helmcken interchange while crews install the temporary bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the highway.



Agreement funding allocations confirmed for school districts

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:00:00 -0700

Government has confirmed over $355 million in funding allocations for all 60 school districts to restore class size and composition language under the agreement with the British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF).



Lightning adds to wildfire risk in Cariboo Fire Centre

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:30:00 -0700

Lightning and hot, dry weather is forecasted for the Cariboo Fire Centre in the coming days, so the BC Wildfire Service is preparing for increased wildfire activity and asking the public to report any smoke or fires that they see.


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National Aboriginal Day: Reconciliation through renewal

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:00:00 -0700

Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad has issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day:


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Revised schedule for Highway 1 overnight closure

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:30:00 -0700

Drivers are advised that the closure scheduled for Highway 1 between McKenzie Avenue/Admirals Road and the Helmcken interchange has been rescheduled.



New allowable annual cut set for Quesnel Timber Supply Area

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:00:00 -0700

Effective immediately, the new allowable annual cut for the Quesnel Timber Supply Area is set at 2,607,000 cubic metres, chief forester Diane Nicholls announced.



Burning to be restricted throughout Cariboo Fire Centre

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:30:00 -0700

Effective at noon on Monday, June 19, 2017, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre’s jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.


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