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Tofino "closed down" this Labour Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4/06)

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Tofino "closed down" this Labour Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4/06)

You may want to check with your hotel if you are planning on heading to Tofino this weekend. It was just announced on the evening news tonight that they have a severe water shortage and have now moved to Level 5 water conservation (out of 6 levels). The mayor has apparently asked that all businesses (including hotels and restaurants) shut down for the weekend. I don't know if this will include RV parks, especially if you own a fully contained RV.

See this article for more information

www.news1130.com/news/national/article.jsp…

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1. Re: Tofino "closed down" this Labour Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4/06)

Just to confirm: Comoxbox is not joking! If you are planning to visit Tofino in the near future, you need to change your plans.

cbc.ca/canada/…tofino-water.html

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2. Re: Tofino "closed down" this Labour Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4/06)

Crazy but true!!In a land with so many resources and water,water,everywhere and not a drop to drink.

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3. Re: Tofino "closed down" this Labour Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4/06)

Actually, it's not just the weekend... it's until it rains significantly. See my post for an article from Canada.com about it.

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g154922-i80-k77069…

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4. Re: Tofino "closed down" this Labour Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4/06)

We are open for business! The beaches are empty and we are having the best weather of the summer! We are under extreme water conservation. Short showers, no hot tubs and bottled water only for drinking! All businesses are open and the whales are still jumping! Come on out!

5. Re: Tofino "closed down" this Labour Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4/06)

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