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: Spences Bridge, Thompson River Estates, Walhachin
Main Transportation Routes: Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), Highway 97, Highway 8, Highway 12
*= 2021 Census data