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Check ahead: Not all BC Parks reopen May 14

Check ahead: Not all BC Parks reopen May 14

More than 250 of B.C.'s provincial parks will remain closed for the time being
Metro Vancouver urges park-goers to take physical distancing seriously

Metro Vancouver urges park-goers to take physical distancing seriously

Only days after Premier John Horgan announced his government’s phased-in plan to reopen the province, Metro staff continue to reassess the status of each regional park on an ongoing basis
Tubing banned on popular B.C. river this summer due to COVID-19

Tubing banned on popular B.C. river this summer due to COVID-19

In past summers, several hundred people a day rent tubes, making the area very congested
Whistler Blackcomb owners offer credit towards next season for 2019/20 passholders

Whistler Blackcomb owners offer credit towards next season for 2019/20 passholders

Some relief is on the way for ski pass-holders who saw the season cut short by COVID-19
B.C. great outdoors closed until June

B.C. great outdoors closed until June

Right now Canada's and B.C.'s parks are set to re-open June 1, but that could change in a heartbeat due to COVID-19
Parks Canada suspends camping, activities, and events until at least May 31

Parks Canada suspends camping, activities, and events until at least May 31

Parks Canada is calling on Canadians to stay home
Metro Vancouver reminds visitors about social distancing in regional parks, announce some closures

Metro Vancouver reminds visitors about social distancing in regional parks, announce some closures

We can continue to enjoy our beautiful local regional parks - if we do so safely
Access to the Stawamus Chief closed after hundreds failed to practice social distancing

Access to the Stawamus Chief closed after hundreds failed to practice social distancing

Authorities called the crowded parking lots, trails, and forest service roads 'unsettling'
B.C.'s search and rescue groups urge safety as people use the outdoors for social distancing

B.C.'s search and rescue groups urge safety as people use the outdoors for social distancing

A reminder to plan ahead and stay safe while adventuring
Grouse and Seymour ski hills to close

Grouse and Seymour ski hills to close

The two North Shore mountains are following Cypress and Whistler's decisions to cease operations due to COVID-19 concerns