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Jun 17, 2022

Unsettled weather increases flood potential in the Shuswap

The potential for significant rainfall in the Shuswap over the next week is causing continued concern for flooding in the region.

The unstable weather patterns are making it more difficult for forecasters to predict when peak...

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Jun 16, 2022

Transport Canada to tag non-compliant buoys

In an ongoing effort to clean up the spread of non-compliant buoys in the Shuswap, Transport Canada will be out on Shuswap Lake during the week of June 20 to tag those in violation of Transport Canada regulations.

These buoys may...

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Jun 14, 2022

Flooding risk rising in the Shuswap, prepare now

The Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP) is advising residents of the increasing risk of flooding in Shuswap-area lakes and rivers in the coming days.

The BC River Forecast Centre has upgraded to Flood Watch status for the Shuswap Region, including the Seymour River, Eagle River, Adams River, Shuswap River and surrounding tributaries. The level of the Salmon River in the Salmon Valley area...

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Jun 13, 2022

Whitetooth Legacy to live on through recreation projects for Golden and Electoral Area A

In unanimous votes, both Golden’s Town Council and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Board of Directors agreed to allocate the $1.7 million Whitetooth Ski Hill Legacy Fund towards two community recreation projects for Golden and Electoral Area A...

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Jun 13, 2022

Evacuation Alert: Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the District of Sicamous at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre. The threat of a landslide near Wiseman Creek in the District of Sicamous is increasing due to forecasted rainfall. Due to the potential danger to life, health or property, an Evacuation Alert is in effect for the following areas:...

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Jun 10, 2022

Flood risk rising, peak water levels to be later than usual

Cooler spring weather this season has delayed snow melts, but flooding risks are now beginning to increase in the Shuswap.

Current predictions are noting a peak in lake and...

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Jun 6, 2022

Evacuation Alert rescinded for Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park

The Evacuation Alert issued June 3, 2022 by the District of Sicamous through the Shuswap Emergency Program due to the potential danger to life, health and property caused by the threat of a landslide in the Wiseman Creek area of the District of Sicamous is hereby rescinded effective Monday, June 6, 2022 at 09:30 Hours.

All properties in the Evacuation...

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Jun 3, 2022

Evacuation Alert: Sicamous Creek Mobile Home Park

An Evacuation Alert has been issued by the District of Sicamous at the Shuswap Emergency Program’s Emergency Operations Centre. The threat of a landslide near Wiseman Creek in the District of Sicamous is increasing due to forecasted rainfall and may pose a risk. Due to the potential danger to life, health or property, an Evacuation Alert is in effect for the...

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Jun 1, 2022

Notice of Development Variance Permit No. 701-130

What is Development Variance Permit No. 701-130 (DVP701-130)?

The subject property is located at 2636 Mountview Drive in Blind Bay of Electoral Area C and is more particularly shown on the location map below:

The owners of the subject property...

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Jun 1, 2022

Notice of Bylaw Amendment and Waiving of Public Hearing: Electoral Area B Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 851-26

What is Electoral Area B Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 851-26 (BL851-26)?

The subject property is located at 1630 Mt. Begbie Road in the Begbie Bench area of Electoral Area B and is more particularly shown on the map below:

The owners have...

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