What Smithers looked like last week with the smoky haze. (Josh Casey photo)

What Smithers looked like last week with the smoky haze. (Josh Casey photo)

Environment Canada lifts air quality statement for the Bulkley Valley

The statement was issued last week due to bad air quality and poor visibility.

The air quality statement issued last week for the Bulkley Valley has now ended.

Environment Canada lifted the notice Monday afternoon. It had been put in place last Wednesday after smoke from the wildfires burning across the province lofted into the BV and Smithers causing poor air quality and reduced visibility