In response to the pollution caused by the fired in the western United States Canada Post will not be delivering mail today in the Metro Vancouver area, South Vancouver Island (Duncan, Sidney and Victoria), North Vancouver Island (Campbell River and Powell River), West Vancouver Island (Courtenay, Nanaimo and Port Alberni), Okanagan Valley and Similkameen regions (Kelowna and Penticton), Kootenay regions (Cranbrook, Castlegar, Nelson and Trail) and Thompson, Nicola and Fraser regions (Vernon and Kamloops).

They will be resuming delivery “once it is deemed safe to do so”.