The township of Barriere, British Columbia offers spectacular scenery in a pristine setting. Enjoy the fresh, clean air while participating in any of the many activities available in the area. The forest industry, ranching and tourism form a strong economic base for the area.
Barriere’s mild climate, relaxing lifestyle and low cost of living is well suited for seniors and young working families. The community offers a safe and peaceful environment that includes all the amenities of a sustainable community including education, health care and recreational opportunities. An emergency centre and medical centre provide health care. Emergency services include a fire department, R.C.M.P. detachment, First Responders and Ambulance Service. Education is available from kindergarten through grade 12.
Recreational opportunities abound in the area with up to date facilities and a wilderness back country. Current infrastructure, which includes a water system, and a new sewage system being implemented. Other services include financial, legal and realty offices, bookkeeping, accountants, post office, building supplies, two auto part stores, a mini mall, grocery store, drug store, auto repair, and much more.
Barriere is located in School District No. 73, with an elementary school serving kindergarten through grade 6 and a secondary school with grades 7 through 12.
Barriere & District Seniors Drop-in Centre
Barriere Lady Lions Club
North Thompson Recreation Society
Royal Canadian Legion