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Monte Lake, volunteers work with lumber outdoors.Monte Lake, volunteers work with lumber outdoors.

Disaster Date:07/13/2021

Monte Lake, B.C.


What Happened

In August 2021, the White Rock Lake fire destroyed 28 structures at Monte Lake, B.C. It was one of about 1,600 fires in the province during last year’s fire season.

Volunteer in Monte Lake, B.C.

What MDS Is Doing

In collaboration with the B.C. unit, we are rebuilding four new homes in the small community. Many volunteers of all skill levels will be needed for this project, which will run from May until fall. Contact MDS Canada for more information, or to sign up to serve.


Monte Lake is located about 50 kilometres from Kamloops in B.C.’s interior.

Weekly Reports

Monte Lake, B.C. – Oct. 9-15, 2022

Another week has passed. We continue to experience beautiful fall weather for which we are so thankful. This week as many have celebrated Thanksgiving here in Canada, we at the MDS Monte Lake, B.C. project experienced God’s goodness to us in so...

Monte Lake, B.C. – Oct. 2-8, 2022

As autumn moves into this area, nights are cooler and still the beautiful sun carries on, shining on the mountains across from the Westwold Hall where the crews are housed and meals are served.  The harvest moon, along with stars lights up the night...

Monte Lake, B.C. – Sept. 25 – Oct. 1, 2022

This week on the Monte Lake project, the Eager’s home main floor was completed and the deck door installed. The wood cook stove piping was installed so the attic space can then be insulated. In the basement, the drywall is installed, taping and...

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