Metro Vancouver Regional District

Lawn-watering restrictions come into effect across Metro Vancouver starting May 1. (Black Press Media files)

Metro Vancouver water restrictions take effect May 1, ahead of year’s driest months

Residents and businesses will be able to water their lawns two designated mornings each week


Robert Coates is a Maple Ridge resident and photographer who shared a photograph of Kanaka Creek taken on one of his visits to the Cliff Falls area of the regional park. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge firefighters rescue two in separate incidents over Easter long weekend

Both incidents took place at Cliff Falls area in Kanaka Creek Regional Park


Data was gathered from six weeks of waste sampling at five regional transfer stations before B.C.’s indoor mask mandate came into effect in public spaces. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Metro Vancouver residents tossed half a billion masks, gloves, wipes into landfills last year

This amounts to 109 million discarded masks, 48 million wipes and 371 million gloves, report says


Regional parks still open, but cautions advised

Regional parks still open, but cautions advised

Visitors to Metro Vancouver parks in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are asked to be diligent

  • May 8, 2020
Regional parks still open, but cautions advised