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‘Call before you dig’ didn’t work in Quesnel, company says

July 31, 2013
‘Call before you dig’ didn’t work in Quesnel, company says

FortisBC said that inaccurate maps are to blame for the major gas leak that was triggered by a contractor’s digging in the Cariboo District city of Quesnel, B.C. on Monday afternoon. . CBC | British Columbia News

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B.C. rescuers’ association warns hikers: ‘Your smartphone can turn stupid’

June 19, 2013

Government releases backcountry maps for mobile devices, but hikers warned technology might not be enough to get them home globeandmail – British Columbia

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B.C. backcountry mobile maps cause concern

June 19, 2013
B.C. backcountry mobile maps cause concern

The BC Search and Rescue Association is raising concerns about a set of free, high-resolution topographical backcountry maps released by the provincial government on Tuesday. CBC | British Columbia News

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Explore B.C.’s wilderness on the move with new electronic maps

June 19, 2013

If you’re out exploring British Columbia’s wilderness for fun or for work, GeoBC has just added a useful tool to add to your mobile mapping kit. GeoBC’s topographical maps are now available in a high-resolution electronic format, making it easy to view on mobile devices. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Premier Christy Clark maps out ambitious early agenda

May 18, 2013

Priorities include jobs plan, trade mission to Asia, talks with labour leaders; MLAs willing to step aside so she can run, Premier says globeandmail – British Columbia

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