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KnowBC Online

**While this is typically available only in-library from our public computers, Harbour Publishing has made KnowBC available for free to all, from any device, during COVID-19—no need for a library card.

  • Includes the following resources:
    • Encyclopedia of British ColumbiaWith more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables, as well as sound and video clips.
    • Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes.
    • The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia
    • Far West The Story of British Columbia
    • Raincoast Chronicles 20 Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women of British Columbia.
    • Where Mountains Meet the Sea A History of Coastal BC

Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online

  • Current vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation.