Fireworks

CVRD grants permit for the use of fireworks at movie set. (File photo)

CVRD gives green light for fireworks at movie set

Some directors find board inconsistent on issue

 

Fireworks from team China blast over the waters of English Bay during the 21st annual Celebration of Light in Vancouver in 2011. Vancouver’s 30th annual fireworks competition will feature the skills of teams from Japan, Canada and Spain. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver’s Celebration of Light to return in July with traditional flare

Fireworks competition to feature pyrotechnic teams from Canada, Spain and Japan

 

The CVRD has decided not to ban fireworks at this time, but will consult with municipalities and First Nations in the region to develop a regional approach to the controversial issue. (File photo)

CVRD won’t ban fireworks; at least not yet

District will invite municipalities and First Nations to participate in discussions

 

CVRD to discuss a number of options on the controversial use of fireworks in the district at a meeting this week. (File photo)
CVRD to discuss a number of options on the controversial use of fireworks in the district at a meeting this week. (File photo)
CVRD denies a fireworks permit to Brentwood College. (File photo)

CVRD denies Brentwood College fireworks permit for regatta celebrations

50th annual regatta to be held April 29 to May 1

CVRD denies a fireworks permit to Brentwood College. (File photo)
CVRD is considering what to do about fireworks, and may consider banning them. (File photo)
CVRD is considering what to do about fireworks, and may consider banning them. (File photo)
RCMP say issues related to fireworks should be dealt with. (File photo)

Police say fireworks issues in the Valley need to be addressed

“We see lots of injuries,” RCMP Insp. Chris Bear says

RCMP say issues related to fireworks should be dealt with. (File photo)
The CVRD is looking at its fireworks bylaw again. (File photo)
The CVRD is looking at its fireworks bylaw again. (File photo)
(PQB News file photo)

Firework bans don’t work, says Canadian group pushing for more education on contentious issue

Concerns raised in Regional District of Nanaimo regarding negative impact on animals

(PQB News file photo)
FILE - Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks (80) is shown during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, in this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, file photo. The Columbus Blue Jackets and Latvian Hockey Federation said Monday, July 5, 2021, that 24-year-old goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks has died. The team said in a statement Kivlenieks died from an apparent head injury in a fall after medical personnel arrived. It was not immediately clear what caused the fall or where he was at the time of the incident, and multiple messages were left with team and national federation personnel that were not immediately returned.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NHL goalie dead from chest trauma in July 4 fireworks blast

Autopsy finds Columbus player Matiss Kivlenieks died after firework tilted and fired toward people

FILE - Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks (80) is shown during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, in this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, file photo. The Columbus Blue Jackets and Latvian Hockey Federation said Monday, July 5, 2021, that 24-year-old goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks has died. The team said in a statement Kivlenieks died from an apparent head injury in a fall after medical personnel arrived. It was not immediately clear what caused the fall or where he was at the time of the incident, and multiple messages were left with team and national federation personnel that were not immediately returned.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
RCMP looking for information regarding fireworks incident involving a nine-year-old girl at City Park on Canada Day (Black Press Media stock photo)

VIDEO: Girl, 9, injured by firework in Kelowna Canada Day shenanigans

The girl sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries

RCMP looking for information regarding fireworks incident involving a nine-year-old girl at City Park on Canada Day (Black Press Media stock photo)
Skies over Fort St. John were ignited by a municipal display of fireworks this Canada Day, despite a province-wide fire ban and 119 wildfires that have recently sparked across B.C. (Instagram/Yvett Michna)

B.C. city defends Canada Day fireworks as province sees moderate-extreme fire danger

‘Towns are burning down and here we are, trying to light ours up,’ says Fort St. John resident

Skies over Fort St. John were ignited by a municipal display of fireworks this Canada Day, despite a province-wide fire ban and 119 wildfires that have recently sparked across B.C. (Instagram/Yvett Michna)
North Cowichan’s committee of the whole have rejected staff’s recommendation to limit the use of fireworks to Halloween. (File photo)

North Cowichan rejects limiting fireworks to Halloween

Municipality decides staff recommendation would be unpopular

North Cowichan’s committee of the whole have rejected staff’s recommendation to limit the use of fireworks to Halloween. (File photo)
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)
Fireworks are against bylaws in most of the Cowichan Valley Regional District, unless you have a permit. Check with your local government before you plan your display. (Citizen file)

Halloween fireworks displays in Cowichan require a permit

The CVRD’s fireworks safety page makes recommendations

Fireworks are against bylaws in most of the Cowichan Valley Regional District, unless you have a permit. Check with your local government before you plan your display. (Citizen file)