US wildfire smoke: Environment Canada issues air quality statements for nearly all of BC


U.S. wildfire smoke: Environment Canada issues air quality
With wildfires scorching thousands of hectares in California, Oregon and Washington state, Environment Canada issued air quality statements on Saturday morning blanketing nearly all of B.C.


Murky skies, poor air quality in B.C. as more smoke from U
The advisory said forecast models over the next 24 to 72 hours show the potential for long-range transport of smoke from dozens of wildfires in the northwestern United States. Environment Canada’s


Update: Smoke from United States wildfires prompts air
UPDATE: 11:45 a.m. The Ministry of Environment has issued a special air quality statement for the Central, North and South Okanagan regions. Smoke from wildfires in the United States has impacted air quality levels throughout most of the south B.C., they explained in a release Tuesday (Sept. 8) including Vancouver Island, coastal mainland, the Okanagan, as well as the Kootenays and boundary …


Murky skies forecast as more smoke from U.S. wildfires
The advisory says forecast models over the next 24 to 48 hours show the potential for long-range transport of smoke from dozens of wildfires in the northwestern United States. Environment Canada’s air quality health index lists air quality at moderate to high risk for many parts of southern B.C., meaning those with health issues should reduce …


Environment Canada issues a air quality warning for …
Saturday, Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement for the Slocan Lake, East Kootenay and West Kootenay regions due to wildfire smoke in the area.


Smoke from distant fires in U.S. pose ‘very high risk’ for …
VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon.The agency is . . .


Most of B.C. now warned of smoky skies and lower air
VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has expanded air quality statements to almost all of British Columbia because of wildfire smoke wafting up from the United States.The smoky skies bulletin says all


Victoria air quality ‘very high risk’ due to wildfire smoke
Greater Victoria residents woke up under smoky skies for the second time this week on Friday as wildfires in B.C. and the western United States raised air quality health alerts for the capital region.


Thick wildfire smoke blanket spikes Nanaimo, Oceanside air
Environment Canada’s air quality health index rated Nanaimo’s air at a 10+ rating on Saturday morning as wildfire smoke extensively covered the region. A 10+ rating is the highest on Environment Canada’s scale and indicates increased risk of irritation or respiatory issues.


UPDATE: Air quality statement remains in effect as …
“The fire is located in the United States, approximately 12 kilometres southeast of the community of Midway and is estimated to be 16 hectares in size,” BCWS explained. Environment Canada has warned people near the Doctor Creek and Talbott Creek wildfires that the air could be affected over the next two days. “During a wildfire, smoke
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