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2019 and 2020 Annual Reports
Posted on June 29, 2021

2019 and 2020 Annual Reports

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 99 of the Community Charter that the Village of Pemberton Council will be considering the 2019 and 2020 Annual Reports at the Regular Council Meeting…

Level 3 Water Restrictions now in effect
Posted on June 29, 2021

Level 3 Water Restrictions now in effect

The current heat wave and subsequent water usage is putting enormous stress on the municipal treated water supply. By disregarding these restrictions, critical infrastructure could be compromised, the…

Evacuation Order rescinded
Posted on June 29, 2021

Evacuation Order rescinded

Based on observed conditions and forecasts, the risk has decreased to the point that it is currently safe to re-occupy the following areas. The Evacuation Order, pursuant to the Village of Pemberton…

Campfires prohibited in British Columbia
Posted on June 29, 2021

Campfires prohibited in British Columbia

Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the province of British Columbia.   The following activities…

Evacuation Order recinded for some areas
Posted on June 28, 2021

Evacuation Order recinded for some areas

Emergency works conducted by the Village of Pemberton and the Pemberton Valley Dyking District (PVDD) has reduced the risk to Pioneer Junction, the Peaks and properties on Hwy 99. The Evacuation Order…

Message from Mayor Richman
Posted on June 27, 2021

Message from Mayor Richman

Who knew that living in such a beautiful place came with weather issues like extreme heat and river levels rising? I feel like a broken record here – I am again blown away about how this community comes…

Emergency Reception Centre Stood Down
Posted on June 27, 2021

Emergency Reception Centre Stood Down

The Reception Centre at the Pemberton and District Community Centre has been stood down. If you are under the Evacuation Order and require assistance please call the Emergency Support Services Registration…

Village of Pemberton Evacuation Order
Posted on June 26, 2021

Village of Pemberton Evacuation Order

Due to the imminent danger to life safety caused by flooding in the Pemberton Valley and with the authority granted by the BC Emergency Program Act, the Village of Pemberton has issued an Evacuation Order…

State of Local Emergency Declared
Posted on June 26, 2021

State of Local Emergency Declared

In response to the current flood hazard and risk to life and property, a State of Local Emergency has been declared for the Village of Pemberton. This order is effective immediately and will remain in…

Village of Pemberton Evacuation Alert
Posted on June 26, 2021

Village of Pemberton Evacuation Alert

Due to unusually high seasonal temperatures and consequent snowmelt, river levels in the Pemberton Valley have been rising at a rapid rate. The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a Flood Watch and groundwater…

Upgraded: Flood Watch Lillooet River
Posted on June 26, 2021

Upgraded: Flood Watch Lillooet River

As of 10am, Saturday, June 26, the River Forecast Centre is upgrading to a Flood Watch for the Lillooet River, including: • Pemberton• Lillooet Lake• Lillooet River and tributaries• Harrison Lake…

Sandbag Stations open at Mount Currie and the Village of Pemberton
Posted on June 25, 2021

Sandbag Stations open at Mount Currie and the Village of Pemberton

Sandbagging is available at these stations to all affected residents. Village of Pemberton Location 7400 Prospect Street (located across from the RCMP station). A self-serve sandbag station has been set…

Heat Warning for Pemberton
Posted on June 25, 2021

Heat Warning for Pemberton

Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for Pemberton and most of British Columbia from today until at least Wednesday. An exceptionally strong ridge of high pressure will develop over British Columbia…

High-Streamflow Advisory for Lillooet River near Pemberton
Posted on June 25, 2021

High-Streamflow Advisory for Lillooet River near Pemberton

The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for Lillooet River near Pemberton. Current weather forecasts from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) indicate the potential…

Level 2 Water Restrictions now in effect
Posted on June 23, 2021

Level 2 Water Restrictions now in effect

Level 2 water restrictions are now in effect.  When can I water? Even addresses water on Thursdays and Sundays. Odd addresses water on Wednesdays and Saturdays. 4am - 9am OR 7pm - 10pm. Remember, irrigation…

Message from Mayor Richman | National Indigenous Peoples Day
Posted on June 21, 2021

Message from Mayor Richman | National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis…

2020 Drinking Water System Annual Report
Posted on June 18, 2021

2020 Drinking Water System Annual Report

The Village of Pemberton's 2020 Drinking Water System Annual Report has been published. The report provides basic information on water quality and compliance with health standards. View the full report,…

Media Release | 61 New Affordable Homes on the way for Pemberton, B.C.
Posted on June 16, 2021

Media Release | 61 New Affordable Homes on the way for Pemberton, B.C.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE61 New Affordable Homes on the way for Pemberton, B.C. Pemberton, BC – BC Housing has approved an application to the Community Housing Fund (CHF) submitted by Sea to Sky Community…

Employment Opportunity | Join Our Team
Posted on June 15, 2021

Employment Opportunity | Join Our Team

Manager of Development Services Permanent, Full-Time Position The Manager of Development Services reports directly to the CAO and is responsible for the oversight of building, zoning and development administration…

Employment Opportunity | Join Our Team
Posted on June 08, 2021

Employment Opportunity | Join Our Team

FireSmart Coordinator and FireSmart Laborer 12 month Assignment, Full Time Pemberton Fire Rescue Services supports a safe community and enhances the quality of life for the citizens by responding to emergencies…