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Agriculture

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
BC Agriculture Council
City Farmer News
Farm Folk/City Folk: promote and support local food initiatives
Investment Agriculture Foundation
Provincial Agricultural Land Commission
Ministry of Agriculture and Lands

Construction and Architecture

Architectural Institute of BC
BC Bid
BC Construction Association
Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships
Canadian PPP Project Database

Environment

Canadian Disaster Database
David Suzuki Foundation
Environment Canada
Greenpeace
Nature Serve: includes a database of 50,000 North American species and ecosystems
Pollution Watch
United Nations Environment Programme
US Environmental Protection Agency
West Coast Environmental Law

Fisheries

BC Salmon Farmers Association
BC Shellfish Growers Association
Canadian Sablefish Association
Farmed and Dangerous: from the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform
Fisheries and Aquaculture: Vancouver Island University
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Freshwater Fisheries Society of B.C.
Ministry of Environment, Fish and Wildlife Branch
National Fisheries Institute
Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council

Forestry

Association of BC Professional Foresters
BC Forest Information
Canadian Forest Service
Common Tree Diseases of BC
Council of Forest Industries
Forest Action Network
Forest Investment Account
Forestry Contacts in Canada
Ministry of Forests
Glossary of Forestry Terms
Softwood Lumber
National Forestry Database, includes the Compendium of Canadian Forestry Statistics
Treesearch: USDA Forest Service research publications

Mining

Canadian Minerals Yearbook Canada’s mineral and metal production, trade and use
Geological Survey of Canada
Mineralogy Database
Minerals Yearbook: from the US Geological Survey
US Geological Survey

Oil, Gas & Energy

Canadian Electricity Association
Canadian Energy Research Institute
Canadian Natural Gas Index
Centre for Energy: energy news, information and prices
Clean Energy BC (formerly the Independent Power Producers Association of BC)
 Energy Citations Database (ECD): Free access to science research citations from 1948 through the present
Ministry of Energy and Mines - Oil & Gas
Oil and Gas Statistics
Oil and Gas Publications
Oil and Gas Commission
Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary

Patents, Trademarks, and Standards

Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Canadian Patent Database
Canadian Trademarks Database
CSA International: search for and order standards
European Patent Office
Google Patent Search
Trademark Law in Canada: an overview
US Patent Database

Transportation

BC Ferries
BCpl8s.ca: A History of British Columbia License Plates
BC Trucking Association
Drive BC
Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) Collision statistics
National Transportation Library
Traffic Injury Research Foundation
Transport Action Canada (formerly Transport 2000)
Transportation Research Board
Victoria Transport Policy Institute

Weather

Intellicast
National Climate and Information Archive
Victoria Weather
Weatherbase: British Columbia
Canadian Weather: from Environment Canada