A heat warning has been issued by Environment Canada. This means that two or more consecutive days of daytime maximum temperatures are expected to reach 33°C or warmer and night time minimum temperatures are expected to stay at 17°C or warmer.
As a precaution, the City of Maple Ridge is opening the Greg Moore Youth Centre (11925 Haney Place) as a cooling centre from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm from Tuesday to Friday. People will be able to bring their pets as long as they remain on a leash and in control of the owner.
The City of Maple Ridge will be operating a shuttle bus to and from the Greg Moore Youth Centre cooling centre. Please see the attached map and download a copy of the schedule.
Also a reminder that Maple Ridge Public Library (22470 Dewdney Trunk Road) is open for citizens who are escaping the heat. The Library is open from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm Tuesday to Thursday and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday. They have water fountains on location.