Health & Safety: What are your options?

Brock CampbellOccupational Health and Safety OnlineLeave a Comment

health and safety careers

Who doesn’t like options? For Occupational Health & Safety professionals, career options exist in all types of sectors. Most of all in sectors such as manufacturing, mining, forestry, construction, and government. These sectors depend on certified occupational health and safety (OHS) workers to specialize as  consultants, coordinators, managers, or inspectors, to assure workplace safety compliance. Health and safety inspectors, for example, … Read More

Kitsault in the News!

Rob BryceGhost Towns of Northwest BCLeave a Comment

One of the stops on the Ghost Town Tour is Kitsault The town of Kitsault was established in 1979 as the home community to a molybdenum mine run by the Phelps Dodge corporation of the United States. The community was designed for 1,200 residents and included a shopping mall, restaurant, hospital, swimming pool, bank, movie theatre and bowling alley.[1] In … Read More

Kitselas Canyon Historic Site

Rob BryceGhost Towns of Northwest BC, Jet Boat Photography, UNBC Experiential Tourism ProgramLeave a Comment

We mentioned the Kitselas historic site in a previous blog entry but it deserves another post as the canyon ans site is an amazing place.  Not many people have the opportunity to visit the canyon by jet boat and visit Ringbolt island.  By viewing the canyon by boat it provides a unique perspective when we are toured around by Kitselas … Read More

Fraser River White Sturgeon Experiential Tour

Rob BryceFraser River White Sturgeon Tour, UNBC Experiential Tourism ProgramLeave a Comment

Just Announced! Don’t miss this chance to be part of the exclusive Experiential “White Sturgeon” Biology Tour! Two full days of Jet Boating on the Upper Fraser River as we take part in a hands-on White Sturgeon capture and release program. Limited to 6 persons per tour! Registration Link http://bit.ly/1alnSqU We are pleased to announce that we are working in … Read More

Estuary Rice Roots

Rob BryceJet Boat Photography, UNBC Experiential Tourism ProgramLeave a Comment

Northern Rice-Root or Fritillaria camschatcensis is a small lily that grows in the coastal estuaries of northwest BC. The plant is nutritionally similar to the potato, which displaced traditional root vegetables in Aboriginal diets after being introduced by European settlers. Grizzly bears find them tasty and will dig them where possible.  The small rice kernels that make up the bulb … Read More