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Burnaby DoorDash operations suspended ahead of snowfall

“The safety of our community is our top priority."
A Doordash worker delivering food.

If you were hoping for DoorDash to deliver dinner tonight, you'll need to make other plans. 

On Friday (Feb. 24), Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for Metro Vancouver, including Burnaby, that could see between 15 and 35 cm tonight (Feb. 25) with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. 

The company has activated its severe weather protocol and suspended operations in the following areas from Saturday evening (Feb. 25) until at least Sunday morning (Feb. 26):

  • Burnaby
  • North Vancouver
  • Vancouver
  • Coquitlam
  • Richmond
  • Surrey
  • Maple Ridge
  • Delta
  • White Rock
  • Langley City
  • Abbotsford
  • Mission
  • Squamish
  • Nanaimo
  • Lady Smith
  • Duncan 
  • Victoria
  • Port Alberni 
  • Courtenay
  • Powell River
  • Campbell River

"The safety of our community is our top priority," DoorDash spokesperson Julian Crowley said in a news release. 

"We want to thank the affected Dashers, merchants and customers for their understanding during these incredibly difficult conditions and will resume operations when it is safe to do so."

DoorDash says it will be closely monitoring conditions on the ground and guidance from local authorities before service begins again.