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Holy Smoke!

Holy Smoke!

The Popham islands (in front of Bowen Island and UBC in the distance) taken before the Labour Day weekend when heavy smoke moved in from the US and snuffed out visibility. Out of control wildfires across Washington, Oregon and California have been responsible for giving southern BC some of the worst air-quality levels seen on the planet. Environment Canada advised people with underlying medical conditions, or acute infections such as COVID-19, to stay indoors until the advisory has been lifted. There is hope the air quality will improve by the weekend with some rain. Michelle MacNeill photos

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