Electoral Area "I" (Blue Sky Country)

Electoral Area “I” (Blue Sky Country) is the third-largest TNRD Electoral Area in size. The Thompson River winds through this area, surrounded by sprawling desert, towering mountains, and rural communities and farmland that dot the landscape. A portion of the historic Fraser Canyon also is in this area.

Population: 1,038* (including First Nations reserves: 2,369)
Land Area: 5,736 km2*
Main Communities: 16 Mile, Botanie Valley, Spences Bridge, Thompson River Estates, Venables Valley, Walhachin
Main Transportation Routes: Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), Highway 97, Highway 8, Highway 12
*= 2021 Census data

Your Representative

Tricia Thorpe

Electoral Area "I" Director
Tel.: 250-256-8045

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