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Want to learn more about Indigenous culture? Start with music and art.

Celebrated singer/songwriter and drummer Kym Gouchie and cedar weaver Shona Lee Sparrow teach us about traditional weaving and drumming.
June 10, 2021

BC’s outdoor spaces are putting smiles on people’s faces

Learn from some passionate non-profit groups on what we can do to enjoy local trails and other valuable outdoor areas safely and responsibly.
June 8, 2021

Ospreys are in the house and ready for their close-up

Our resident ospreys have returned to their nesting platform in Kelowna. Watch our live Osprey Cam now.
May 17, 2021

FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners: Meet Jay Starnino

Our Climate Action Partners program helps governments and organizations achieve their climate action goals. We caught up with Jay Starnino, senior energy specialist with Grand Forks, to learn about how his work helps the community.
March 29, 2021

FortisBC female executives: Leading the way to a lower-carbon future

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, we asked four of our vice-presidents to share more about their stories and thoughts on the future of energy in the province.
March 8, 2021

How Indigenous communities are finding unique ways to improve energy efficiency in their homes

Historical policies continue to impact Indigenous Peoples today as many homes on-reserve land are not energy efficient. However, housing departments are finding ways to improve housing conditions for their community members.
March 4, 2021

New scholarships help fill critical gap for trained tradespeople

FortisBC is working with Thompson Rivers University and Okanagan College to provide six new scholarships for women and Indigenous students pursuing careers in trades.
February 25, 2021

Protecting White sturgeon: a 175-million-year-old species at risk

We caught up with our aquatics biologist to learn more about White sturgeon in the Kootenays, a species listed as endangered, and understand how we’re working with our partners to protect this age-old species.
January 13, 2021

Want to learn more about Indigenous culture? Start with music and art.

Celebrated singer/songwriter and drummer Kym Gouchie and cedar weaver Shona Lee Sparrow teach us about traditional weaving and drumming.
June 10, 2021

BC’s outdoor spaces are putting smiles on people’s faces

Learn from some passionate non-profit groups on what we can do to enjoy local trails and other valuable outdoor areas safely and responsibly.
June 8, 2021

Ospreys are in the house and ready for their close-up

Our resident ospreys have returned to their nesting platform in Kelowna. Watch our live Osprey Cam now.
May 17, 2021

FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners: Meet Jay Starnino

Our Climate Action Partners program helps governments and organizations achieve their climate action goals. We caught up with Jay Starnino, senior energy specialist with Grand Forks, to learn about how his work helps the community.
March 29, 2021

FortisBC female executives: Leading the way to a lower-carbon future

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, we asked four of our vice-presidents to share more about their stories and thoughts on the future of energy in the province.
March 8, 2021

How Indigenous communities are finding unique ways to improve energy efficiency in their homes

Historical policies continue to impact Indigenous Peoples today as many homes on-reserve land are not energy efficient. However, housing departments are finding ways to improve housing conditions for their community members.
March 4, 2021

New scholarships help fill critical gap for trained tradespeople

FortisBC is working with Thompson Rivers University and Okanagan College to provide six new scholarships for women and Indigenous students pursuing careers in trades.
February 25, 2021

Protecting White sturgeon: a 175-million-year-old species at risk

We caught up with our aquatics biologist to learn more about White sturgeon in the Kootenays, a species listed as endangered, and understand how we’re working with our partners to protect this age-old species.
January 13, 2021