Air quality advisory issued for West Vancouver

Sep 18, 2020

Wildfires in Washington and Oregon are causing smoky skies in West Vancouver. An air quality advisory is in effect.

Different people respond differently to smoke, and some people are at higher risk of experiencing health effects.

Persons with chronic underlying medical conditions should postpone or reduce outdoor physical activity until the advisory is lifted, especially if breathing feels uncomfortable.

Learn more about the health effects of wildfire smoke from the BC Centre for Disease Control:

BC Centre for Disease Control

other helpful links

Environment Canada - Special Weather Statement

BC Air Quality Readings

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