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Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions

Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions

Fire crews responded to more than 20 fires in 2023 set by people trying to keep warm at encampments
BC Wildfire states numerous crews are actioning Princeton area fires

BC Wildfire states numerous crews are actioning Princeton area fires

Areas remain under an evacuation alert
2 killed in crash: Highway 1 closed near Chase

2 killed in crash: Highway 1 closed near Chase

Alternative routes are available via Hwy 97, Hwy 97A and Hwy 97B as Hwy 1 remains closed
34 heat warnings blanket most of B.C.

34 heat warnings blanket most of B.C.

South Peace River, Kootenays also under smoky skies bulletins
Wildfire in Seymour Arm under control, while Sicamous blazes continue to burn

Wildfire in Seymour Arm under control, while Sicamous blazes continue to burn

There are multiple lightning-caused fires in the Shuswap region
BC Wildfire asks public to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire asks public to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire Service is warning members of the public of the risks to fire suppression efforts and safety if they interfere with aircraft fighting fires.
B.C. pauses bill that set standards for injunctions against homeless camps

B.C. pauses bill that set standards for injunctions against homeless camps

The provincial government has announced that it won't bring into force changes designed to create standards for municipalities seeking legal injunctions against homeless camps.
Shetland Creek wildfire near Ashcroft now at 13,236 hectares

Shetland Creek wildfire near Ashcroft now at 13,236 hectares

Fast-moving and aggressive wildfire has caused multiple evacuation orders and alerts along Highway near Ashcroft
322 wildfires burning in B.C., nearly two-thirds out of control

322 wildfires burning in B.C., nearly two-thirds out of control

There are 3 wildfires of note; 1 near Ashcroft and 2 in the Kootenays
Alberta Premier says ministers, staff accepting playoff hockey tickets onside

Alberta Premier says ministers, staff accepting playoff hockey tickets onside

Smith declined to say how many of her ministers attended playoff games as guests of Mraiche