Emergency Resources

(updated) July 22, 2021

On July 20, BC declared a provincial state of emergency to support the province-wide response to the ongoing wildfire situation and ensure federal, provincial and local resources can be delivered in a coordinated and timely response. To get the most current and accurate information related to this changing situation we recommend the following resources:

 

EMERGENCY INFO BC

DRIVE BC

  • Information about road closures, major events, and transportation delays.
  • Twitter: @DriveBC
  • Website: www.drivebc.com/

TRANBC

BC WILDFIRE SERVICE

AIR QUALITY

  • Smoke conditions across the province can change hourly. Check the Air Quality Health Index for real-time updates from across BC.

 

COVID VISITOR RESOURCES

Entering B.C.

From another province or territory

If you travel to B.C. for essential reasons from another province or territory, you do not need to self-quarantine when entering B.C. You must follow the same province-wide restrictions as everyone in B.C.

From a United States border crossing

All non-essential travel at the Canada-U.S. border is restricted. Additional screening measures are in place at key points of entry. 

From an international destination

To limit the further spread of COVID-19, travel restrictions are in place across all ports of entry. The Canadian border is closed to most international travellers. You are allowed to enter Canada if you are a:

  • Canadian citizen
  • Permanent resident of Canada
  • Temporary resident of Canada
  • Protected person (refugee status)
  • Person registered under the Indian Act
  • Foreign national with a non-discretionary (non-optional) reason to travel to Canada

The Cranbrook Visitor Information Centre at 2279 Cranbrook Street North is currently servicing visitors. Reach them by phone (250-426-5914) or email.

• Regular updates are available from Destination British Columbia including travel advisories and supports for tourism businesses

• For real-time information on the COVID-19 Pandemic please find official information from the Government of Canada 

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Wildfire and smoke information Cranbrook, BC

--> BC Interactive Wildfire Map

--> Cranbrook Air Quality Index

--> FireSmoke Canada Interactive Map

 

 


 

Wildfire and smoke information Cranbrook, BC

--> BC Interactive Wildfire Map

--> Cranbrook Air Quality Index

--> FireSmoke Canada Interactive Map