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Burns Lake, Houston and Smithers to welcome Electric Vehicle Discovery Tour this weekend

Charge North is hoping to encourage people to drive electric Vehicles across the Bulkley Valley and Lakes District.

The Electric Vehicle tour started in Barriere on Friday and will be in Burns Lake and Houston on Friday and Smithers on Sunday.

Tour experts and local electric vehicle drivers will be at the Burns Lake Farmers Marks from 10 am until 2 pm and the Houston Farmers Market from 2pm until 5pm, to answer questions about making the switch to an electric vehicle.

Smithers residents will also be able to ask questions on Sunday (Aug 21) from 10 am until 4pm in the Town of Smithers parking lot.

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Additionally, a test drive for an electric vehicle will be available.

Charge North is installing 58 charging stations in 31 different communities across Northern BC in 2022 which will provide longer charging periods.

Information on the tour can be found on the Charge North website.

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