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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. Both the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day take place on September 30. Orange Shirt Day is an Indigenous-led grassroots...

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Campfire Ban Lifted for Township of Spallumcheen

Campfire Ban Lifted

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Press Release 72 - Emergency Operation Centre for the Township of Spallumcheen standing down

The Emergency Operations Center for the Township of Spallumcheen is standing down as of 16:00 hrs on Tuesday September 7, 2021. Mayor and Council on behalf of the residents of the Township of Spallumcheen would like to extend a huge thank you to BC Wildfire, all of our regional partners, volunteers and organizations that assisted us during this incredibly challenging time. Residents can continue to follow the Township of Spallumcheen website for information related to emergency planning and...

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Press Release 71 - Wildfire Update for September 4, 2021 at 16:00 hrs

Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality on September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs.  BC Wildfire is reporting that due to significant effort from the BC Wildfire service and provincial, First Nation, national and international partner agencies, the White Rock Lake wildfire is now considered as a status of “Being Held”.  The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township...

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Splatsin Walking Their Children's Spirits Home

The Splatsin community will be Walking Their Children's Spirits Home from September 6-10. This event involves a 3 day walk from the former Kamloops Indian Residential School back to Splatsin.  Splatsin community members participating will be escorted by the RCMP to ensure walker safety and will be reaching the Heyward-Armstrong Road on Friday September 10. Traffic may be impacted along Salmon River Road, Knob Hill Road, Hullcar Road, and Canyon Road.  If you find yourself on these...

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Press Release 70 - Wildfire update for September 3, 2021 at 12:00 hrs

BC Wildfire is reporting that due to significant effort from the BC Wildfire service and provincial, First Nation, national and international partner agencies, the White Rock Lake wildfire is now considered as a status of “Being Held”.

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Press Release 69 - Wildfire Update for September 2, 2021 at 16:00 hrs

Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality on September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains operational from 08:30-16:30 and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department to assess the situation. BC Wildfire is reporting that no further growth was observed on the fire yesterday. Crews on the NE flank of the fire are...

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Press Release 68 - Wildfire update for September 2, 2021 at 12:00 hrs

Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality on September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains operational from 08:30-16:30 and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department to assess the situation. BC Wildfire is reporting that no further growth was observed on the fire yesterday. Crews on the NE flank of the fire are...

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Evacuation Alert for the Township of Spallumcheen LIFTED

The evacuation alert previously in effect for the Township of Spallumcheen was lifted September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains in effect and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department.  Press Release 67 detailing the Evacuation Alert Lifted information can be seen here.  The next scheduled update from the Township of Spallumcheen will be Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 12:00 hrs.

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Press Release 67 - Evacuation Alert Lifted September 1, 2021 at 15:15 hrs

EVACUATION ALERT LIFTED Based on the recommendations of BC Wildfire the Township of Spallumcheen has lifted the evacuation alert that was previously in place within the municipality. The Emergency Operation Centre for the Township remains operational from 08:30-16:30 and continues to work with BC Wildfire and our local fire department. The best location to find updated information for Spallumcheen residents is the Township of Spallumcheen website www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca as well as...

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