Latest Updates

Residents begin returning to Valley of the Sun
September 2, 2021
News Release No. 56 Central Okanagan, B.C. — Residents are returning to Valley of the Sun after the evacuation order for the subdivision was downgraded to an evacuation alert yesterday. While orders remain in place for other affected properties in the area, it is expected that all evacuated...
Correction: Evacuation Order remains for Attenborough Road
September 1, 2021
News Release No. 55 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — White Rock Lake New news release no. 54 incorrectly included properties along Attenborough Road. These properties remain under Evacuation Order at this time. It is expected that all evacuated residents and property owners will be allowed back into the...
Evacuation Orders downgraded for Valley of Sun
September 1, 2021
News Release No. 54 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — In consultation with BC Wildfire and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations advises that Evacuation Orders for the Valley of the Sun subdivision have been rescinded and downgraded to Evacuation Alerts...
Returning Home Information Session
September 1, 2021
News Release No. 53 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — The Rapid Damage Assessment Team will complete their assessment of neighbourhoods directly impacted by the White Rock Lake Wildfire by Thursday. Risk assessments will determine when residents can safely return home and begin to recover and rebuild. Not...
White Rock Lake Wildfire update
August 31, 2021
News release No. 52 — Central Okanagan, B.C. — Multiple agencies continued their fire suppression and assessment work today within the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area neighbourhoods impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire, with the aim of returning residents to their homes as soon as safely...