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Fire smoke prompts air quality advisory for Metro Vancouver

!View from White Rock of Ocean Park in South Surrey is partly obscured by particulate from wildfire smoke as of Sunday afternoon. Other areas usually visible from White Rock such as Tsawwassen, Point Roberts and the Southern Gulf Islands were entirely obscured.  - Jeff Nagel / Black Press
  • updated Jul 5, 2015 at 6:26 PM

High concentrations of fine particulate from smoke could mean degraded air quality until a change in the weather

Nelson Star

UPDATED: Duhamel fire reaches 300 hectares

  • updated Jul 5, 2015 at 10:42 PM

Wildfire centre says there will be lots of firefighters on the ground today, as well as planes and helicopters.

Surrey North Delta Leader

Finger pointing as Metro voters defeat sales tax for transit

  • updated Jul 3, 2015 at 3:03 PM

Referendum defeat with nearly 62 per cent opposed leaves mayors in search of plan B to expand transit system

Abbotsford News

Minor quake in Abbotsford early Sunday

  • posted Jul 5, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Local residents report feeling vibration and rumbling

Kelowna Capital News

Joe Rich fire evacuation order partially lifted

  • updated Jul 4, 2015 at 8:37 PM

Some 114 property owners will be allowed to return home; 28 others remain on evacuation order; fire now termed 100% contained.

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