Extreme Cold & Warming Centres: Multiple Communities in BC. Feb 28, 2023.

As of February 28 there are no Extreme Cold, Winter Storm or Arctic Outflow Warnings in BC. Learn more at Environment and Climate Change Canada Public Weather Alerts.

Warming Centres

In response to this weather event, Warming Centres may be opened for the public at the discretion of local governments and First Nations in affected areas.

Temporary Winter Shelters and Extreme Weather Response Shelters are operated by BC Housing and their partners for anyone who is homeless or at risk of homelessness:

Communities that opened additional Warming Centres in response to this event, as of Feb 26, include:

Connect with your local government or First Nation for more information about extreme cold resources and supports available in your community.

Extreme cold safety and preparedness

Contact a healthcare provider, or call HealthLinkBC at 8-1-1, if you are experiencing mild, cold-related illness. Call 9-1-1 in case of medical emergency.