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Cancellation of Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/636/Cancellation of Air Quality Advisory636Cancellation of Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass40EFF1D810974092B2CE9F4C3E1EC661"><p>​Metro Vancouver has ended the fine particulate matter Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District that has been in effect since September 8, 2020. Air quality has improved due to cleaner marine air flowing into the region.<br></p></div>2020-09-19T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/634/Air Quality Advisory634Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass9C5D313252DB42028ED2C430507E3D25"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing the <strong>fine particulate matter </strong>advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region. Wildfire smoke from fires in Washington, Oregon and California continues to persist in the region.</p></div>2020-09-18T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/633/Air Quality Advisory633Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass242A30C26A0B4C229C6BF3A80C6165E4"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing the <strong>fine particulate matter</strong> advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region. Wildfire smoke from fires in Washington, Oregon and California continues to persist in the region.</p></div>2020-09-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/631/Air Quality Advisory631Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass89042AEE9AB54BB9BD7F0532C6E93AA5"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing the <strong>fine particulate matter</strong> advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region. Wildfire smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon continues to persist in the region.</p></div>2020-09-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/630/Air Quality Advisory630Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassF187136E6F4C41738A2D0FDD3602225E"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing the fine particulate matter advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region. Wildfire smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon continues to persist in the region.</p></div>2020-09-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
COVID-19 Driving Some Canadians to Waste Less Food - Surveyhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/solid-waste/632/COVID-19 Driving Some Canadians to Waste Less Food - Survey632COVID-19 Driving Some Canadians to Waste Less Food - SurveyGP0|#8fb49f9f-995b-4599-996f-83d874daad35;L0|#08fb49f9f-995b-4599-996f-83d874daad35|Solid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEE98625C8F4D461E8DED34DC97EFD9B2"><p>A new nation-wide survey shows that some Canadians are wasting less food while COVID-19 public health measures have been in place. Love Food Hate Waste Canada, delivered by the National Zero Waste Council in conjunction with its campaign partners, worked with the Mustel Group to understand how food purchasing, storage, consumption and waste behaviours have changed since the introduction of quarantine and physical distancing measures.</p></div>2020-09-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/629/Air Quality Advisory629Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass8CA87EE4DD804F30AB024D84EE7ABBD8"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing the fine particulate matter advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region. </p></div>2020-09-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/628/Air Quality Advisory628Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass014C6A8195B34BABBF9D93F9372316B5"><p>​Metro Vancouver is continuing the fine particulate matter advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region. Wildfire smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon continues to pass through the region, and is expected to continue to impact air quality today. The dense smoke is forecast to begin clearing late this evening and into tomorrow.</p></div>2020-09-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/627/Air Quality Advisory627Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass899DE9221D684B75974234DD69DA6A1B">Metro Vancouver is continuing the fine particulate matter advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region. Wildfire smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon continues to pass through the region, and is forecast to impact air quality today and Sunday. <br> </div>2020-09-12T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/626/Air Quality Advisory626Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass018BAFFE42BA495FAC85D3D980C20F98"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing the fine particulate matter advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region.</p></div>2020-09-11T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/625/Air Quality Advisory625Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3795B52951AE465BA3B3AE76E1D48853"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing the fine particulate matter advisory that has been in effect since September 8 for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District due to wildfire smoke from outside the region, but cancelling the ground-level ozone advisory. <br> </p></div>2020-09-10T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/624/Air Quality Advisory624Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassA50F713FC9A84BDFB63CC917F170045D">Metro Vancouver is continuing an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter and is issuing an additional advisory for ground-level ozone. Conditions are expected to persist through at least tomorrow. Wildfire smoke from fires in Washington and Oregon continues to impact the region's fine particulate matter concentrations.</div>2020-09-09T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/623/Air Quality Advisory623Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassE61A5E59275E4DA6901FBEBB819AA5D7"><p>Metro Vancouver is now issuing an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter that are expected to persist through at least tonight. Smoke from wildfires burning in Washington, Oregon and California moved over our region this morning and is now impacting ground-level fine particulate matter concentrations. <br> </p></div>2020-09-08T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Cancellation of Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/622/Cancellation of Air Quality Advisory622Cancellation of Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass5E9B93004501474882AE93952BD9B671"><p>Metro Vancouver has ended the ground-level ozone Air Quality Advisory for eastern parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley that has been in effect since August 16, 2020. Air quality has improved due to a change in weather.</p></div>2020-08-17T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/621/Air Quality Advisory621Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass9953F3A8212D4DA39F2AEA2540ACE7E5"><p>Metro Vancouver is now issuing an Air Quality Advisory for eastern parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of ground-level ozone that are expected to persist until Monday and potentially longer as hot sunny weather continues. </p></div>2020-08-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Court Orders $110,000 in Fines for Unlicensed Solid Waste Operationshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/regulation-enforcement/619/Court Orders $110,000 in Fines for Unlicensed Solid Waste Operations619Court Orders $110,000 in Fines for Unlicensed Solid Waste OperationsGP0|#3cb28993-5f1a-4f3a-ae73-cc35bbce8f52;L0|#03cb28993-5f1a-4f3a-ae73-cc35bbce8f52|Regulation & Enforcement;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass24028E11D8F34298ADEC892EDBF44F4F"><p>​The B.C. Provincial Court has ordered Mill & Timber Products Ltd. and Smallwood Sawmill Ltd. to pay fines totaling $40,000 and $70,000 respectively for operating an unlicensed solid waste facility.<br></p></div>2020-08-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Cancellation of Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/618/Cancellation of Air Quality Advisory618Cancellation of Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass55977D681E5749A8AA7AAB627CD6EB2D"><p>Metro Vancouver has ended the ground-level ozone Air Quality Advisory for Eastern Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley that has been in effect since July 30, 2020. Air quality has improved due to a change in weather.​​</p></div>2020-07-31T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Air Quality Advisory: Ground-Level Ozonehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/616/Air Quality Advisory: Ground-Level Ozone616Air Quality Advisory: Ground-Level OzoneGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassF38B75E2FEB941E8920D64432F158444"><p>​Metro Vancouver is now issuing an Air Quality Advisory for eastern Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of ground-level ozone that are expected to persist until tomorrow. Hot and sunny weather today is causing increased levels of ground-level ozone.<br></p></div>2020-07-30T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Meeting Drinking Water Needs for the Next 100 Yearshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/water/615/Meeting Drinking Water Needs for the Next 100 Years615Meeting Drinking Water Needs for the Next 100 YearsGP0|#9dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8;L0|#09dea762f-7043-4074-a868-1ed64ca7d1d8|Water;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassF06FB745133341F78A00A2D6FC514DBC"><p>​Metro Vancouver’s long-term water supply strategy puts the region in a strong position to meet drinking water needs well into the future, according to a recent study. <br></p><p>The Water Supply Outlook 2120 presents key findings and actions to ensure the continued delivery of clean, safe drinking water for the region over the next hundred years. <br></p></div>2020-07-29T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Help Keep Parks Open – Maintain Physical Distance and Reduce Crowdinghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/614/Help Keep Parks Open – Maintain Physical Distance and Reduce Crowding614Help Keep Parks Open – Maintain Physical Distance and Reduce CrowdingGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass28C7BA7C8F3C469AB32CE335755CCDA1"><p>​With another sunny weekend in the forecast, Metro Vancouver is reminding the public to enjoy the outdoors responsibly during the COVID-19 pandemic.<br></p></div>2020-07-24T07:00:00Zstring;#2020

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