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Tara Carman

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Data journalist @cbcnewsbc. Also wife, mom, aspiring surf bum. Often found cursing at spreadsheets. Tips to tara.carman(at)cbc.ca. Formerly @VancouverSun.

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I'm a data journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation based in Vancouver, Canada. I specialize in unearthing interesting datasets and turning them into exclusive stories for CBC's digital and broadcast platforms. I work on stories that are both national and regionally focused on Canada...

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Aug 16, 2017

@BrianEdey 1950 wasn't that bad. It's just the first year @BCGovFireInfo has publicly available data. Before that the records apparently less complete

Aug 16, 2017

According to @KevinSkrepnek the new # is 894,941 hectares burned by #BCwildfires this year

Aug 16, 2017

Can't calculate # hectares burned by #BCWildfires this yr because current data includes some duplicates. But it is >856,000 (1958 record)

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