Fireworks

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Fireworks report highlights enforcement challenges for Regional District of Nanaimo

Director: ‘I just think it’s wasting everybody’s time’

 

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Island livestock and pet owners want ban on unrestricted sale and use of fireworks

Ongoing Regional District of Nanaimo petition has more than 17,000 signatures

 

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Explosion of complaints prompts Tofino to consider fireworks ban

Tofino’s district office considering stricter restrictions.

 

Still from a video posted on social media of a man lighting fireworks next to a homeless person’s encampment in the parking lot at St. Mary’s on Mary Street in Chilliwack. The video was posted on April 21, 2021 but it’s unclear if the incident happened that day. (Facebook)

VIDEO: Man sets off fireworks next to homeless person’s cart in Fraser Valley

No police reports made into incident shared on social media

Still from a video posted on social media of a man lighting fireworks next to a homeless person’s encampment in the parking lot at St. Mary’s on Mary Street in Chilliwack. The video was posted on April 21, 2021 but it’s unclear if the incident happened that day. (Facebook)
Residents in the Regional District of Nanaimo have raised concerns about indiscriminate use of fireworks. (PQB News file photo)

Residents want random use of fireworks to stop in Regional District of Nanaimo

Petition signed by more than 2,000 people calls for new bylaw

Residents in the Regional District of Nanaimo have raised concerns about indiscriminate use of fireworks. (PQB News file photo)
Jack-o’-lanterns left at the ‘Shady Mile’ outside East Wellington Fire Hall on Jingle Pot Road on Sunday. (News Bulletin photo)

Halloween in Nanaimo howled with high call numbers for emergency services

Police seized fireworks and an Airsoft gun while firefighters responded to burning complaints

Jack-o’-lanterns left at the ‘Shady Mile’ outside East Wellington Fire Hall on Jingle Pot Road on Sunday. (News Bulletin photo)
The Town of Port McNeill has had to cancel its annual Halloween fireworks celebration due to COVID-19 precautions. (portmcneill.bc.ca photo)

Town of Port McNeill’s annual Halloween fireworks show cancelled

‘This has been a horrible year for having to cancel many things that are near and dear to us’

The Town of Port McNeill has had to cancel its annual Halloween fireworks celebration due to COVID-19 precautions. (portmcneill.bc.ca photo)
Fireworks were launched off the waters near the Oak Bay Beach Hotel on Wednesday night for a “private” birthday celebration. (Black Press Media file photo)

VIDEO: Fireworks light up Oak Bay skies for ‘private’ birthday celebration

Cold Water Divers Inc. launched the show from the waters near the Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Fireworks were launched off the waters near the Oak Bay Beach Hotel on Wednesday night for a “private” birthday celebration. (Black Press Media file photo)
Fireworks on Canada Day, Halloween, and New Year’s cause problems for some people, including veterans and dog owners, in Greater Victoria. (Contributed/ Lindsey Blane)

Sound, light, smell of fireworks trigger veteran’s PTSD

Veteran and pet owner both ‘not too keen’ fireworks

Fireworks on Canada Day, Halloween, and New Year’s cause problems for some people, including veterans and dog owners, in Greater Victoria. (Contributed/ Lindsey Blane)
Fireworks permits are distributed differently across Greater Victoria. (File photo)

Saanich leads the way with fireworks permits

Greater Victoria municipalities have varied approaches to fireworks as Halloween approaches

Fireworks permits are distributed differently across Greater Victoria. (File photo)