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May 15, 2017

Robinson Creek Landslide - Update

8:00 PM

The Evacuation Order issued on Saturday, May 6, 2017 for thirteen properties in the 5900 block of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road has been partially rescinded.  Eleven properties have been removed from the Evacuation Order area. The Evacuation Order will remain...

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May 15, 2017

Seymour Main Forest Service Road Open

6:00 PM

The Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) has advised that the Seymour Main Forest Service Road has been repaired and is now open to vehicle traffic.  Motorists are advised that there is no stopping permitted within the slide area and to obey all traffic control signage.

Further information on forest service road closures in the Okanagan...

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May 15, 2017

Partial Rescind of Evacuation Order - Robinson Creek Landslide

8:00 PM

The Evacuation Order issued by the Columbia Shuswap Regional District on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM has been partially rescinded for eleven properties located in the Robinson Creek area of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road.  

The occupants of 5866, 5874, 5882, 5890, 5900, 5922, 5933, 5940, 5941, 5947 and 5948 are now permitted to return to their property.  ...

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May 12, 2017

Robinson Creek Landslide Update

4:00 PM

Officials at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) advise that they continue to make progress on the road cleanup and repair at the 5900 block of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road in Tappen, BC. 

At this time access through the site will only be permitted to MoTI construction vehicles. Public access through the site will not be permitted until the route is...

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May 12, 2017

Robinson Creek Landslide - Road Open May 13

9:00 PM

Officials from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) advise that the 5900 block of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road at Robinson Creek will reopen to vehicle traffic on a limited basis beginning Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Traffic will be single lane alternating and limited to daylight hours with scheduled openings at 6:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 6:00...

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May 11, 2017

Seymour Main Forest Service Road Mudslide Update

12:30 PM

Seymour Main Forest Service Road remains closed as a result of mudslides which occured at 2 km and 3 km on Friday, May 5, 2017.  Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources (MFLNRO) are currently on site and will continue work to rebuild the route.   

MFLNRO has advised there is currently no definitive time for the road to be completed, however the route conditions...

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May 11, 2017

Evacuation Alert Issued - Robinson Creek Landslide

7:00 PM

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District has issued an Evacuation Alert for seven properties located at 5951, 5956, 5964, 5965, 5973, 5980 and 5990 Sunnybrae-Canoe Point Road.

Please see the Evacuation Alert and Map for further details.

Evacuation Alert

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May 11, 2017

Evacuation Alert - Robinson Creek Landslide

7:30 PM

An Evacuation Alert has been issued for seven properties located on Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road, Tappen, in Electoral Area C of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.

Based on geotechnical analysis of the May 6, 2017 Robinson Creek landslide event on the 5900 block of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road, it was recommended that addresses 5951 to 5990 be placed on an Evacuation...

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May 10, 2017

Robinson Creek Landslide Update

11:00 AM

Officials from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) advise that construction crews began work to clear the slide debris from the 5900 block of Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. 

The work being performed is under strict monitoring to ensure the safety of the workers as the slide area remains active. Water continues to impact the road...

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May 10, 2017

Area C Parks and Recreation Master Plan Summary and Survey

The Draft Priorities for Parks in Electoral Area C are now available for public review and comments.  Open Houses will be held at the Blind Bay Community Hall on Wednesday, May 10 from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Sunnybrae Community Hall on Thursday, May 11th from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.  You can also provide comments via the online survey (link below) which will be open until Friday, June 2nd.  

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