During periods of poor air quality, here are some tips from the Government of British Columbia:
• Stop or reduce your activity level if breathing becomes difficult or you feel unwell.
• Stay cool and drink plenty of fluids.
• Carry any rescue medications with you at all times.
• Make sure that children and others who cannot care for themselves follow the same advice.
Find out more about the latest air quality advisories and smoky skies bulletins in B.C. on the B.C. Air Quality website.
Here is the current air quality index for B.C. communities from Environment Canada.
Here are answers to frequently asked questions about air quality.