Drive BC has issued a notice of avalanche control work on the Duffey Lake Road, between Lil'wat Place and Seton Lake Road, for 0.2 kilometres (40 kilometres south of Lillooet) from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2019.
Expect delays during this time.
UPDATE: August 12, 2018 - The Special Air Quality Statement below has ended.
Note from SLRD:
The following Special Air Quality Statement was issued by Environment Canada at 2:18 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018:
Special air quality statement issued for:
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for: Fraser Canyon - north inlcluding Lillooet
Note from SLRD: The following notice was issued by Environment Canada at 4:02 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018:
Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms beginning early this afternoon. These storms may be capable of producing heavy downpours, large hail and strong wind gusts.
Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!
Special Air Quality Statement issued for Howe Sound, Whistler and Fraser Canyon (including Lillooet)
Note from SLRD: The following Air Quality alert was issued by Environment Canada at 3 a.m. August 1, 2018
Wildfire smoke is continuing to impact the province.
During a wildfire, smoke conditions can change quickly over short distances and can vary considerably hour-by-hour.
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) is an initiative of the District of Squamish, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton, District of Lillooet, and SLRD Electoral Areas B, C and D. The RGS establishes long-term settlement boundaries and supports collaboration across jurisdictions.
The RGS was first adopted in 2010, and a review and update is currently underway. Learn more about the RGS Review.
The SLRD is hosting community open houses in each member municipality to share information and seek input on the RGS Review draft bylaw - RGS Amendment Bylaw No. 1562-2018. Come out to learn and share your ideas!
Whistler RGS Review Open House
Monday June 11, 2018 from 6:30pm-8:00pm (presentation at 7pm)
Delta Hotels Whistler Village Suites, 4308 Main Street, Whistler BC
Lillooet BC / Northern St’át’imc Territory – Officials from the District of Lillooet, P’egp’íg’lha Council (T’ít’q’et) and the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) signed a Protocol Agreement for Communication and Cooperation on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The Protocol Agreement provides a framework to establish stronger relationships between the parties through improved communication and enhanced collaboration.