Residents, businesses step up to help B.C. flood victims who can't go home

Businesses, residents and charities in the southern Interior are coming together to help out those who are out of their homes.

Motel owner Rajinder Lidhar and her husband spent nine hours on the road travelling from Vancouver to their home in Keremeos, B.C. on Nov. 14, just hours before provincial agencies were beginning to issue notices of closures for key roadways like Highways 1, 3 and 5.

She says her car was running out of gas when it passed Hope, B.C., but fortunately they found a nearby gas station where they were able to fill up and get some food.

Lidhar says she knows how hard it is to be stuck from her own experience, so she decided

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