METRO Vancouver has ended the fine particulate matter air quality advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District that has been in effect since August 1.
Air quality has improved due to a change in the weather that is bringing onshore winds to help clear smoke from wildfires burning in the interior of B.C. and Washington. Smoke above ground-level is continuing to cause hazy skies throughout the region.
Metro Vancouver works in cooperation with Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fraser Valley Regional District and B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy to look after air quality.
Information about real-time air quality readings for Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley communities and potential health impacts can be found at www.airmap.ca and www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/