Websites Recommended by Fort Nelson



Khan Academy “Learn almost anything for free.” 3300 videos explain many subjects.
UBC Learning Online “This website offers a free online course about the development of children who are between the ages of birth and 12 years.”
Open School BC Online courses, free of charge, to the general public. Resources address BC Ministry of Education curriculum guidelines.
YouGotClass Online courses and  certificates by expert instructors.
BC Practice Driving Test Richmond Public Library’s online driving test.
ICBC Online Practice Knowledge Test ICBC’s online driving knowledge test.
CNIB Digital Library Titles available in braille, printbraille, talking books, descriptive videos, newspapers, and magazines, as well as access to telephone, reference and online services.
Geological Journey A CBC produced 5 part series on the geological history of Canada.
The Daily – Statistics Canada General Canadian statistics, census information.
Internet Movie Database Search A searchable database containing basic information and reviews of a large and growing number of movies.
BC Government Hunting and Trapping Information Hunting and Trapping information for British Columbia.
British Columbia Crime Prevention Program “A province-wide team of citizens, businesses and police dedicated to preventing crime through community partnerships.” Create your own books


BC Funding and Grant Information For Children Requiring Medical Assistance Developed for: Northern Rockies Children and Family Action Committee, Fort Nelson, BC
“Fort Nelson Elks Fund” Guidelines for Submitting Applications for Assistance for children under 19 years of age.
Northern Health Northern Health website including “NH Connections” (medical travel service) information.
Cancer Connect Canadian Cancer Society – Support and Services
Kelty Mental Health BC’s Mental Health information source for children, youth & families
Internet Mental Health Encyclopedia Information on mental disorders, treatments and the research that is taking place.
Men’s Health Northern Health website – focus on men’s health Government of British Columbia website devoted to seniors.
Healthy Canadians Governement of Canada health information
WebMD Excellent information on any health topic in an easy to understand format.
Families Change A British Columbia government website on divorce and separation for families with special sections for children and teens.

Recommended Reads

Good Reads Book Recommendations
Novelist Reading suggestions for all ages.
Read-a-likes for your favourite author or book or genre.
(Use your library card to access.)

eBook Sites

Project Gutenberg 30,000 free books online. The online literature library – unabridged.
Planet PDF Free PDF books.
Bibliomania Free online literature and study guides.
Read Print Online Books, Poems, Short Stories. Great Books Online Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus and hundreds more.
Shakespeare’s Sonnets A comprehensive site of William Shakespeare’s sonnets.
International Children’s Digital Library Read free children books online around the world.
Browse by age, genre, language, book length, character types, or even the color of a book’s cover.

Telephone Directories

Canada411 Phone directory including White Pages, Yellow Pages and reverse look-up.
Canada Toll-Free Toll free directory for Canada.


Stockhouse Canada Get Canadian financial information including stock quotes.
Wall Street Executive Library Excellent business website includes over 850 financial, newspaper, magazine, general information links for the U.S., Canada and International companies
New York Stock Exchange Online stock quotes over the Internet and much more from the American Stock Exchange.
Small Business BC A resource center for business information and services in British Columbia

Job Search Online courses cover topics like Business, Management, Leadership, Soft Skills, Project Management, Technology and Social Media.
WorkBC Employment Services Fort Nelson Employment Services provides information on job postings and career planning opportunities.
WowJobs Search over 100,000 jobs from thousands of job boards, employment and career sites in Canada  Job search for Canada
 Job Search
 Local northern BC job listings. “WorkBC is the provincial government’s access point to the world of work in British Columbia. It was created with one key goal – to help all British Columbians to successfully navigate B.C.’s labour market.” Canadian job search engine. Links and information on job search, career information, resume writing, student resources.
Job Bank Listing of jobs, work or business opportunities  in Human Resource Centres of Canada by employers around the country.
Workopolis “Canada’s biggest job site” – Tips on resumes etc. included.

Legal / Government

Government of Canada Canada’s primary Internet site which provides information about Canada, the Government of Canada, and its programs and services.
Office of the Conflict of Interest Office of the Conflict of Interest Commissioner’s Annual Reports
Service BC 700 services provided by BC provincial agencies and federal government
Front Counter Natural resource ministries and agencies
Department of Justice Canada Canadian laws, their programs and services, and much more…
Provinical Court of British Columbia Provincial Court of BC website
The People’s Law School Many pamplets available to download on useful everyday legal questions.
Government of British Columbia Access to over 50 government web sites, plus quick, top-of-the-line information directly on the page. MyLawBC is developed by the Legal Services Society and provides Legal Aid in BC
Dial-A-Law Dial-A-Law is a library of scripts prepared by lawyers. It offers
general information on a variety of topics on law in British Columbia,
but not legal advice. This site provides legal information, education and help for British Columbians.


Travelocity Canada Searchable directory to help create your travel plans worldwide.
Travel BC Travel and tourism information with online reservation and accommodation links in British Columbia.
Expedia Canada Travel directory.
Fodor’s Travel Comprehensive travel site.
Lonely Planet Travel guide.
Travlangx Travel and Language service: Currency converter; language translator; website translator
Wikivoyage A wiki worldwide travel guide, anyone can edit.

Language Reference Sites Includes Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, Gray’s Anatomy, Oxford Shakespeare, Robert’s Rules, Roget’s 11: The new thesaurus and many more excellent reference sources.
“Babelfish” Translator Language translation site.
Rhyming Dictionary A simple rhyming dictionary with a wide range of terms.
Cree Dictionary Online English to Cree and Cree to English Dictionary.

Computing / Internet

The Library Network A good basic tutorial for people new to computers.
Get Cyber Safe Government of Canada website on staying safe on the Internet. Privacy, email, shopping etc.
TechBoomers is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.
GCF Global Learning

125+ Free tutorials.

Includes computer basics, Internet, Email, Windows programs including Windows 10, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Mac OS, Facebook, Twitter other Social Media and more. iPhone, iPad, android devices tutorials.

Learn English, Math, career planning, resumes.

Registration required for some areas of the site.

Mouse tutorial Mouserobics tutorial
Keyboard tutorial Keyboard tutorial

Temporary Access during Covid-19 Pandemic

Global Road Warrior Country cultural database for 175 countries, resource for student projects
AtoZ World Food Food culture and traditional recipes database for 174 countries.
AtoZ Food America Regional cookbooks for an exploration of ethnic culinary influences, from fun collections of historic cookbooks and television commercials to “how to” food preparation videos, AtoZ Food America has something sure to educate and entertain everyone.
AtoZ World Travel 202 city travel guides
AtoZ World Business Foundational knowledge needed to conduct business successfully in 100 different countries.
AtoZ Maps Online Approximately 145,000 maps
LingoLite Images, text, and native speaker video to help you learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method
Gale Gale resources that support homework help, provide instructional information for teachers, administrators and parents and includes specific information about COVID-19.