New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada

BC Wildfire Update

Cooler weather and rain across much of British Columbia have calmed wildfires that had forced hundreds from their homes, allowing officials to lift or downgrade many evacuation orders.

We advise New Zealanders currently residing in or visiting Western Canada to view the following local government & news websites for the latest information:

Government of British Columbia -
BC Air Quality -
BC Forest Fire Info -
Government of Alberta Air Quality -


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