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Jan 8, 2020

Shuswap Emergency Program gets new logo

A new year, and a new look for the Shuswap Emergency Program. 

The Shuswap Emergency Program's Executive Committee voted Tuesday to adopt a new logo for the program.

The logo provides the program with a more modern, streamlined look that is also more...

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Jan 6, 2020

Use caution on winter trails

Please be advised that in the wake of the recent snowstorms, users of any Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) trails should take extra caution.

The CSRD does not conduct any regular winter maintenance on any trails. Users of the trails are doing so at their own risk.

At this time, trail users should anticipate branches and trees will be down on every trail in the Shuswap....

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Jan 5, 2020

Power restored in North Shuswap, warming centre closed

Update: January 5, 2020 at 12:20 PM

BC Hydro is reporting that power has been restored to all those affected in the North Shuswap area.

As a result, the temporary warming centre at the Lakeview Community Centre has been closed. If anyone is still in need of assistance, contact the Shuswap Emergency Program at the after hours emergency line at 1.877.996.3344 or...

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Jan 3, 2020

Malakwa Transfer Station to re-open Saturday

Update: Friday, January 3, 2020

The road to the Malakwa Transfer Station has now been plowed for vehicle access. The transfer station will be open as regularly scheduled on Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 10 AM to 2 PM and again on Sunday, January 5 also from 10 AM to 2 PM.

We thank residents for their patience during this unforeseen temporary closure.

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Jan 3, 2020

Notice of Development Variance Permit No. 825-28 - Electoral Area F (Lee Creek) - REVISED

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What is Revised Development Variance Permit No. 825-28 (DVP825-28)?
The subject property is located at 2868 Squilax-Anglemont Road in Lee Creek. An accessory building is currently under construction on the subject property, which replaces an older...

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Jan 3, 2020

Notice of Development Variance Permit No. 800-35 - Electoral Area F (Magna Bay)

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What is Development Variance Permit No. 800-35 (DVP800-35)?
The subject property is located at 6514 Squilax-Anglemont Rd. in Magna Bay of Electoral Area F and is more particularly shown on the location map below:

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Jan 3, 2020

Notice of Development Variance Permit No. 800-34 - Electoral Area F (Magna Bay)

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What is Development Variance Permit No. 800-34 (DVP800-34)?
The subject property is located at 2356 Hillen Crescent in Magna Bay of Electoral Area F and is more particularly shown on the location map below: 

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Jan 2, 2020

Power restored in Silver Creek, plans for warming shelter cancelled

Update 4:45 PM, January 2, 2020

Power has now been restored to the Salmon Valley area, therefore the warming centre in Silver Creek will not be opening as planned. 

The Shuswap Emergency Program and the CSRD are aware there are other areas of the region which also continue to be without power. Should the need for additional warming centres be identified, the ...

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Dec 20, 2019

Shuswap Watershed Council and Okanagan Basin Water Board call for action on Invasive Mussels from the federal Fisheries Minister

The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) and Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB), two watershed organizations based in the Interior region of B.C., have sent a letter to the new federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Hon. Bernadette Jordan, to express their ongoing concern about the threat of aquatic invasive Zebra and Quagga mussels and call for more action from the federal government. See more...

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Dec 19, 2019

Testing finds problem with Sunnybrae Water System, Boil Water Notice in effect

A leak in the Sunnybrae Water System’s intake line has been identified as the source of recent water quality issues for users of the system. 

Pressure testing conducted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 confirmed the problem with the system, which...

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