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Air Quality Advisory Continuedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/550/Air Quality Advisory Continued550Air Quality Advisory ContinuedGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass28F5C2B5F24A4A93AEDEED2FFD4C9029"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to smoke from wildfires burning in British Columbia and the western United States. Elevated levels of fine particulate matter are expected to persist until there is a change in weather and/or fire conditions.</p> </div>2018-08-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Continued Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/549/Continued Air Quality Advisory549Continued Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass99BEF75637B14092BDDDC4D1024C8270"><div><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to smoke from wildfires burning in the Pacific Northwest.</p></div></div>2018-08-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisory Continuedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/548/Air Quality Advisory Continued548Air Quality Advisory ContinuedGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4C3905D6D96744169ED32B8A044A389C"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to smoke from wildfires burning in British Columbia. Elevated levels of fine particulate matter are expected to persist until there is a change in weather and/or fire conditions.</p></div>2018-08-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisory Issuedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/547/Air Quality Advisory Issued547Air Quality Advisory IssuedGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass6D844FE8EE874702A91A21D0B438B18F"><p>Metro Vancouver is now issuing an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to wildfire smoke from fires burning throughout the Pacific Northwest. </p> </div>2018-08-13T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisory Cancellationhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/546/Air Quality Advisory Cancellation546Air Quality Advisory CancellationGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassC4FC57617E9E4A74A99D922CDBFE53D8">Metro Vancouver has ended the fine particulate matter Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. The fine particulate matter advisory has been in effect since August 9, 2018 in the Fraser Valley and August 10, 2018 in Metro Vancouver. Air quality has improved due to clean marine air pushing smoke out of the region. Significant smoke production from the Surrey barge fire has ended.</div>2018-08-11T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisory Issuedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/545/Air Quality Advisory Issued545Air Quality Advisory IssuedGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1747A66C084A48168D1AA6F73406BA58"><p> An Air Quality Advisory has been issued for Metro Vancouver because of intermittent high concentrations of fine particulate matter resulting from a barge fire in Surrey. Metro Vancouver has been closely monitoring air quality throughout the region and sporadic elevated levels of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) were measured at air quality monitoring stations in Metro Vancouver starting this morning.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p></div>2018-08-10T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisory Continuedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/544/Air Quality Advisory Continued544Air Quality Advisory ContinuedGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassB2B0337DB426422A98A6D4A4EBB8EA08"><p>Metro Vancouver is continuing an Air Quality Advisory for eastern Metro Vancouver (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Surrey, Langley, Maple Ridge, and Pitt Meadows) and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of ground-level ozone that are expected to persist until at least tomorrow.</p></div>2018-08-09T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisory Issuedhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/543/Air Quality Advisory Issued543Air Quality Advisory IssuedGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassAD05208B26B44F41AC8616B1D8867FAB"><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 a change in weather. </p></div>2018-08-08T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Metro Vancouver Awards 2018 Regional Culture Grantshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/regional-planning/542/Metro Vancouver Awards 2018 Regional Culture Grants542Metro Vancouver Awards 2018 Regional Culture GrantsGP0|#334f565c-cc9c-4085-8556-59c8c2516bce;L0|#0334f565c-cc9c-4085-8556-59c8c2516bce|Regional Planning;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass07F47A7FCB594DB495BF70AF76C9814A"><p>​Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the award of $120,000 in Regional Project Grants this year to over thirty arts and culture organizations across the region. </p></div>2018-08-03T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Cancellation of Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/541/Cancellation of Air Quality Advisory541Cancellation 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="ExternalClassBF28C66228814B4A853AB9CC873D8E33"><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 July 28, 2018. Air quality has improved due to cooler temperatures and smoke not currently being transported into the region.</p></div>2018-08-01T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Continued Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/540/Continued Air Quality Advisory540Continued Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4CD95DECF3EB4BA1B4F366052A013A2D"><p>​​Metro Vancouver is continuing an Air Quality Advisory for eastern parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Air quality conditions have improved compared to yesterday and are expected to continue to improve as the weather changes.</p></div>2018-07-31T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Continued Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/539/Continued Air Quality Advisory539Continued Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2CC1AD872097400D88C4958C85D60888"><p>​<span lang="EN-US">M</span><span lang="EN-US">etro Vancouver is continuing 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 at least tomorrow.</span></p></div>2018-07-30T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisory is continuinghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/538/Air Quality Advisory is continuing538Air Quality Advisory is continuingGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass563E1E2AC85B4603A8B9FDC98BC37EF7"><p>​Metro Vancouver is continuing 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 for a few days.</p></div>2018-07-29T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Air Quality Advisoryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/537/Air Quality Advisory537Air Quality AdvisoryGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass204C84A4CB8D49F48BE9EFA432126D19"><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 for a few days.</p></div>2018-07-28T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
National Launch of Love Food Hate Waste in Canadahttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/solid-waste/536/National Launch of Love Food Hate Waste in Canada536National Launch of Love Food Hate Waste in CanadaGP0|#8fb49f9f-995b-4599-996f-83d874daad35;L0|#08fb49f9f-995b-4599-996f-83d874daad35|Solid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassFC6786FF9B65413FB814FE44094C56EE"><p>​Two of Canada’s largest food retailers have joined with local and provincial governments and agencies to launch a national <a href="file:///C:/Users/Slusk/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/W9FR133U/LoveFoodHateWaste.ca">Love Food Hate Waste</a> campaign today</p></div>2018-07-18T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Household Laundry A Suspected Source of Microplastic Particles In The Region's Wastewaterhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/liquid-waste/535/Household Laundry A Suspected Source of Microplastic Particles In The Region's Wastewater535Household Laundry A Suspected Source of Microplastic Particles In The Region's WastewaterGP0|#c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106;L0|#0c66b9e70-597c-49de-9124-87f86a653106|Liquid Waste;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassD6512CE570364594B7837D34A54EB5F6"><p>​A study jointly conducted by Ocean Wise and Metro Vancouver, and published in the scientific journal Marine Pollution Bulletin, indicates Canadian households may have a laundry problem. <br></p></div>2018-07-05T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
UBC Alumnus Donation Enables Salmon Creek Restoration in Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/534/UBC Alumnus Donation Enables Salmon Creek Restoration in Pacific Spirit Regional Park534UBC Alumnus Donation Enables Salmon Creek Restoration in Pacific Spirit Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4ADCEA57D7B64A1FA09B377B391C2921"><p>One of the last remaining urban creeks on the Burrard Peninsula has been restored to a more fish-friendly habitat, thanks to a donation from a UBC alumnus and a collaborative effort between Metro Vancouver, Musqueam Indian Band, UBC, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and community organizations.</p></div>2018-06-19T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Grouse Grind Trail Anticipated to Reopen June 21http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/533/Grouse Grind Trail Anticipated to Reopen June 21533Grouse Grind Trail Anticipated to Reopen June 21GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1A99ED8DF2134FAAAA97BF14EC4C53B0"><p>​The Grouse Grind Trail in Grouse Mountain Regional Park is anticipated to reopen on Thursday, June 21, barring any unforeseen circumstances.</p></div>2018-06-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
2018 Caring For The Air Reporthttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/air-quality/532/2018 Caring For The Air Report5322018 Caring For The Air ReportGP0|#a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213;L0|#0a13888d6-e3fb-4505-b958-3b345e340213|Air Quality;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass24C150CED08A4C46BD9F6955B4EFB35E"><p>​​Heavy smoke from B.C.’s wildfires took a toll on Metro Vancouver’s air quality last year, but average trends show improvements continue to be made against most smog-forming pollutants across the region, according to the latest Caring for the Air report for 2018.</p></div>2018-06-05T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Evacuation Alert Rescinded for Barnston Islandhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/electoral-area/531/Evacuation Alert Rescinded for Barnston Island531Evacuation Alert Rescinded for Barnston IslandGP0|#3cfe63ea-75c4-411d-a8ed-88a8c286ecf4;L0|#03cfe63ea-75c4-411d-a8ed-88a8c286ecf4|Electoral Area;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass20A5B02609844B6CA33477126C9A61E6"><p>​Metro Vancouver has rescinded the Evacuation Alert for Barnston Island, located in Electoral Area A, effective immediately.</p></div>2018-05-25T07:00:00Zstring;#2018

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