July 2020

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July 2020

We're not out of the woods yet with COVID-19, but we are allowed to camp. As most campgrounds in this beautiful province reopen, we have 10 tips for safe and fun camping, plus a newly updated list of 150 great B.C. places to visit, including many that may be a short drive from where you live. Also this month, we look at a BC Hydro report on how the pandemic has changed our patterns of electricity use, some best bets for saving energy, starting with cooling, and a fun look at books, movies and music steeped in Indigenous culture.

10 tips for camping during COVID-19 and beyond

10 tips for camping during COVID-19 and beyond

We cover new rules around camping in B.C. in 2020 and offer tips on safer campfires, more efficient coolers, and how to keep the bugs away.

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150 great B.C. places to visit, updated for this summer

150 great B.C. places to visit, updated for this summer

We've revised our popular list to shift to more places that have reopened in the pandemic. Learn more


We're sleeping in more often, and our energy use has changed

We're sleeping in more often, and our energy use has changed

A BC Hydro report shows how COVID-19 has altered our days, and offers savings tips. Learn more


Starting with how to stay cool, best bets for saving energy

Starting with how to stay cool, best bets for saving energy

Where are your best savings opportunities? Start with efficient cooling. Learn more

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Book, music, and video picks with Indigenous themes

On the heels of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we share ideas for you to experience Indigenous culture. Learn more

Understand your bill

Understanding the various features of your bill can help you identify key information you need, as well as ways to better manage your energy usage.

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Join Team Power Smart, enter to win

Need some camping gear? Team Power Smart's prize this month is a $150 gift card from Canadian Tire.

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