News & Notices

Invitation to Tender - Three-Year Paving Program


News Release - Category 2 Open Fire Ban


Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Monday, July 29, 2019, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction. A category 3 prohibition is currently in place. These prohibitions are in effect to help prevent human-caused wildfires and to protect public safety.

A map of the effected areas is displayed below, and can also be downloaded here.

These two fire prohibitions specifically include:


Media Release - Statement from Victoria, Tofino, Squamish and Rossland Mayors on BC’s Plastics Engagement

Media Advisory

Statement from Victoria, Tofino, Squamish and Rossland Mayors on BC’s Plastics Engagement
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019
For Immediate Release

VICTORIA, BC — Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps, Tofino Mayor Josie Osborne, Squamish Mayor Karen Elliott and Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore issued the following joint statement today about BC’s engagement on banning, reducing and recycling more plastics:
“As mayors of communities that are taking a leadership role to reduce single-use plastics, we are delighted to see the Province launch a consultation period to hear from British Columbians on this important issue. We’re encouraged that the Province will also take a leadership role to reduce needless waste across the Province.


Water Smart Newsletter - July 2019

Draw Prizes for Being Water Smart!

The City's Water Smart Ambassador is booking free lawn and garden assessments for Rossland residents.  She will be happy to suggest specific landscaping needs or plants that encourage outdoor water conservation.  If you book an assessment, you will be entered to win 1 of 3 drip irrigation kits!  Call Kai (250) 521-2231 or email her at

Calculate your water footprint, identify where water conservation is needed most in your household and be entered to win a rain barrel!  For more information see the Water Smart Newsletter.


Council Connects Newsletter - June 2019

For the June 2019 Council Connects Newsletter click here.