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TRAVEL, WEATHER, DIRECTORY

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
Via Rail Via Rail
Wildsafe BC wildlife reports Wildsafe BC wildlife reports
Wildlife Collision Prevention 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
Winter through the Window. Click to see large image
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 directoryDIRECTORY - 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
BC Forest Fire Information Home Owner Firesmart
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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BC FOREST FIRE INFO:
Effective at noon PDT on July 2, 2014, open fires will be prohibited within the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. This prohibition will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.
More info.


SOME BC INTERIOR NEWS

Power outage crashes Interior Health system
July 21, 2014

Power surges have disabled computers across the Interior Health Authority (IHA), including electronic patient records at all hospitals from Kamloops to Kelowna and Cranbrook.
Full Story

Maka-Murray Wildfire
July 15, 2014

The Maka-Murray wildfire is currently burning in the Juliet Creek area, 5km west of the Coquihalla Highway. For more info, check Wildfires of Note. The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has put in an Evacuation Alert. Info on Emergency Management BC website.
Full Story

B.C. calls Ontario for forest fire support
July 11, 2014

Euchiniko Lakes fire, west of Quesnel
The Cariboo Regional District has declared a State of Emergency as a result of the Euchiniko Lake fire. The Euchiniko Lake Ranch Lodge (Lodge only) is under Evacuation Order. Please share this information. Updates will be posted as they become available.
Full Story

Foreign LNG push opposed by a northern B.C. community
July 3, 2014

The Kispiox Valley Declaration is signed by 160 residents who opposed the LNG push backed by multinational corporations from all corners of Asia Pacific
Full Story

Tsilhqot'in First Nation granted B.C. title claim in Supreme Court ruling
June 26, 2014

Top court's decision resolves legal questions following 2012 B.C. Court of Appeal ruling
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IN DEPTH

Historic victory for Tsilhqot'in Nation

B.C. government must stop unsustainable logging before forest-dependent communities collapse
Recently, we had the opportunity to tour the Interior to talk about the sorry state of British Columbia’s forest management and lack of regulation. We listened to the concerns of forest workers and residents in the heart of the mountain pine beetle zone.

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Fish Lake - Teztan Biny in the Chilcotin area of British Columbia
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BC ONLINE NEWS
BC News from Google from Google
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 Arm 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


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
Farmers Markets in BC Farmers Markets in BC
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

For further BC Interior information, we recommend:
Wikipedia: British Columbia Interior


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