New highway charging stations make it easier to drive electric in B.C. (flickr.com)

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Estimated completion dates for B.C.'s new EV charging stations

Loon Lake rest area: Highway 97C, between Merritt and Kelowna, completed in February 2018 (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Taylor River rest area: Highway 4, between Port Alberni and Tofino – fall 2018 for completion (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Buckley Bay rest area: Highway 19, between Qualicum Beach and Courtenay – fall 2018 for completion (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Hope Slide rest area: Highway 3, east of Hope –  fall 2018 for completion (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Anarchist rest area: Highway 3, east of Osoyoos –  fall 2018 for completion (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Fish Trap rest area: Highway 5, between Kamloops and Barriere –  fall 2018 for completion (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Little Fort rest area: Highway 5, between Barriere and Clearwater – fall 2018 for completion (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Wire Cache rest area: Highway 5, between Clearwater and Avola – fall 2018 for completion (two fast chargers, one Level 2)

Kootenay Bay ferry landing: Highway 3A, near Crawford Bay – fall 2018 for completion (two Level 2)

Spillimacheen rest area: Highway 95, between Radium Hot Springs and Golden – fall 2018 for completion (two Level 2)

Wasa rest area: Highway 95, between Canal Flats and Cranbrook – fall 2018 for completion (two Level 2)