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Air Quality Resources

Child enjoying clean air and the outdoors

Here are some helpful resources on air quality. Materials from the Kamloops Air Quality Roundtable will be posted here as they become available.

Kamloops Air Quality Roundtable Resources

Roundtable Terms of Reference

Meeting Summaries

Kamloops Airshed Management Plan

City of Kamloops Airshed Management Plan

Kamloops Community Climate Action Plan

City of Kamloops Community Climate Action Plan

Presentations to KAQR

Presentation from the January 26, 2022 meeting:

Presentations from the May 20, 2021 meeting:

Presentation from the May 11, 2020 meeting:

Presentation from the September 23, 2019 meeting:

Presentation from the February 28, 2019 meeting:

Material from the October 29, 2018 meeting:

Presentations and material from the July 18, 2018 meeting:

Presentations from the October 5, 2017 meeting:

Presentation from the April 7, 2017 meeting:

Presentations from September 23, 2016 meeting:

Presentations and handouts from the December 5 2016 meeting:

Other Resources

Air Quality and Health Impacts

FireSmoke Canada: forecasts hourly ground-level concentrations of smoke particles (PM 2.5) from wildfires

BC Lung Association webinars

City of Kamloops: Wood Burning Information

Health Link BC: Particulate matter and outdoor air pollution | Outdoor Air Quality (S02)Indoor Air Quality

Air Quality Health Index: This public information tool, available through Environment Canada, measures air quality in relation to health risk on a scale of 1 to 10. The higher the number, the greater the health risk associated with air quality. The tool is a way for Canadians, particularly at-risk populations, protect their health by planning the extent of their exposure to the outdoors.


Air Quality in Kamloops - compiled September 2019 - BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

BC Lung State of the Air Report

Webinar Series

UBC Occupational and Environmental Health webinar series


BC Air Quality

BC Lung Association

Natural Resources Canada: Idle-Free Zone

City of Kamloops: Air Quality

About the Fraser Basin Council

The Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit organization that brings people together to advance sustainability in British Columbia.

Where We Work

We are grateful to live and work on the unceded ancestral territories of the Indigenous Nations of British Columbia.

Our Vision

Social well-being supported by a vibrant economy and sustained by a healthy environment.

Strategic Priorities

At the Fraser Basin Council, our strategic priorities are to take action on climate change, support healthy watersheds and water resources, and build sustainable and resilient communities.

With our partners, we work on a range of collaborative, multi-sector initiatives, such as those focused on flood management, community wildfire planning, air quality improvement, energy-efficient buildings, green transportation (including the uptake of electric vehicles and expansion of charging infrastructure), watershed planning and youth-driven climate action projects.

FBC Program Sites

Plug in BC:


ReTooling for Climate Change:

FBC Youth:

Climate Action Toolkit: 

Salmon-Safe BC

Realizing UNDRIP Initiative

Contact Us

FBC staff work from our Vancouver, Kamloops, Williams Lake and Prince George offices, and from several other locations.

To reach us, see FBC Offices and FBC Staff or contact our administration office:

Fraser Basin Council
1st Floor, 470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5

T: 604 488-5350