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TRAVEL

BC Road Reports
Drive BC Northern Interior weather N.Interior weather map
Drive BC Southern Interior weather map S.Interior weather map
Gas prices in BC Gas prices in BC
BC distance calculator BC distance calculator
ICBC - find an office ICBC
Wildlife Collision Prevention Program Wildlife Collision Prevention
Winter Driving Winter Driving
Inland ferry schedules Inland ferry schedules
Greyhound - schedules, fares Greyhound: schedules, fares
Pacific Coastal Airlines Pacific Coastal Airlines
Via Rail: Jasper to Prince Rupert Via Rail: Rockies and Pacific


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WEATHER
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Public weather warnings for BC Public weather warnings
BC Weather by Region/City BC Weather by Region/City
BC Air quality BC Air quality
River Forecast Centre River Forecast Centre
Western Canada satellite weather view Western Canada satellite view
Sunrise / Sunset Calculator Sunrise/Sunset Calculator

Webcams for interior British ColumbiaWEBCAMS
Drive BC Highway cameras
108 Mile Ranch
Kamloops
Nelson
Prince George (UNBC)
Tatla Lake

Satellite tracker

BC Interior phone directoryDIRECTORY
Public Avalanche Bulletin Avalanche Bulletin: 1 800 667 1105
Report a BC forest fire Report forest fire: 1 800 663-5555 - *5555 on most cell-phones
Wildlife help Wildlife help: 1 800 663-9453
Enquiry BC Service BC: 1 800 663-7867
Health services information and health/medical advice BC HealthLink BC: 811
ICBC - report a claim ICBC - Report a claim: 1 800 910-4222
BC road conditions BC Road Conditions: 1-800-550-4997
BC Recycling Hotline Recycling Hotline: 1-800-667-4321

BC interior web directory DIRECTORY - WEB
Canadian Avalanche Association Avalanche forecast
British Columbia (First) Nations British Columbia (First) Nations
Canada 411 - people, businesses Canada 411 People, businesses
British Columbia post codes Postcodes BC
Service BC Service BC Access to services
Interior Health Authority Interior Health Authority
NH Connections: Low-cost transportation to out-of-town medical appointments NH Connections Med. transport
BC MLA Finder MLA Finder
Ombudsman BC Ombudsman
BC Open Fire Regulations Open Fire Regulations
Provincial Emergency Program Provincial Emergency Program
BC Interior radio stations Radio Stations
Recycling Council of BC Recycling Council of BC
Recycling: ReturnIt depots Recycling: ReturnIt depots
Recycle cellphones Recycle cellphones
Wildfire advice and information Wildfire advice and information


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SOME BC INTERIOR NEWS

BC Forest Fire Info., - April 12
A new wildfire near Inkaneep is causing smoke that is visible from Osoyoos and Oliver. Crews are on site responding now. The fire is estimated at 20 hectares in size. This fire is not related to the prescribed burning that has been taking place on the Osoyoos Indian Reserve over the last few weeks.

Avalanche warning for B.C. backcountry - April 11
According to the CAC, there will be a sharp rise in avalanche danger in mountain ranges across the northern half of B.C., including the North Rockies, Cariboos, and throughout coastal and interior areas.

Ottawa challenges tribunal’s ruling on B.C. land compensation
April 8, 2014
Chiefs of both the Kitselas and Williams Lake bands, members of council and elders packed the federal courtroom to hear the government’s objection over the tribunal they had believed had final say in the matter.
Full Story

Cliff Rescue Takes Hours After Truck Drives Off Road
April 8, 2014

Search and rescue teams from Kamloops and 100 Mile House had to climb down the slope and carefully pull the 30-year-old female driver to safety. It took another two hours to rescue the 38-year-old male passenger.
Full Story

Local producer critical of agriculture land changes
April 2, 2014

'There was inadequate consultation,' said Dave Zehnder, a co-owner of the Zehnder Ranch west of Invermere, a director of the BC Cattlemen’s Association and the BCCA’s ALR committee chair. 'It’s missing half the equation — the support for the producers.'
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Harcourt bombshell spurs B.C. NDP to address urban-rural rift
April 1, 2014

New Democrats are largely taking former premier Mike Harcourt’s decision to quit the provincial party as an urgent signal that they have to act on his parting suggestions that the NDP bridge rural and urban B.C. and do better to win government.
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Kamloops rally
March 31, 2014

The Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) is joining with other health care advocates at rallies at the offices of six BC Conservative MPs today, as part of a national day of action highlighting major reductions in federal health care transfers.
Full Story

Timber companies can’t see the consequences for the trees
March 30, 2014

British Columbia is in the midst of an unprecedented and unsustainable salvage operation in its interior forests because of the attack of the mountain pine beetle.
Full Story


IN DEPTH

New case launch: Fracking, drilling and water use in B.C.
Today we filed a lawsuit with the B.C. Supreme Court, challenging a B.C. Oil and Gas Commission practice that allows the gas industry to exploit fresh water for fracking operations (among other things). This case is a crucial step forward in curtailing an industry whose practices increasingly threaten B.C.’s water resources and the ecosystems and people that depend on them.



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BC ONLINE NEWS
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BC politics web site The Tyee
BC online newspapers BC online newspapers

BROADCAST MEDIA
CBC BC Schedules CBC Schedules for BC
CBC British Columbia CBC British Columbia
Knowledge Network Schedule Knowledge Network

BC MUSIC FESTIVALS
Salmon Arn Roots & Blues
Kimberley Oldtime Accordion Championships
Arts on the Fly - Horsefly
Cottonwood - Fort St. James
Desert Daze - Spences Bridge
Hootstock - Forest Grove
Starbelly Jam - Crawford Bay
Nakusp
Kispiox
Bonfire Music Festival - Birken
Artswells Barkerville

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BC REFERENCES
Atlas of BC plants Atlas of BC plants
BC Farmers Markets BC Farmers Markets
BC Government BC Government
British Columbia Interior books BC Interior Books
BC School Holidays BC School Calendar
BC Treaty Commission BC Treaty Commission
Bear Aware BC Bear Aware BC
Birding in BC Birding in BC
BC blogs BC Blogs
Cariboo birds Cariboo birds
Serving BC's northern communities e Northern BC
Farmers Markets in BC Farmers Markets in BC
Freecycling Canada Freecycling BC - give, receive locally.
Grasslands in BC Grasslands in BC
Invasive plants Invasive plants
Mountain Pine Beetle Mountain Pine Beetle
Mosquito Deterrents and Repellants Mosquito Deterrents/Repellants
West Nile Virus West Nile Virus

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