Published: April 23, 2018
British Columbia will have a new area code beginning May 4, 2019. The province is currently served by 4 area codes: 236, 250, 604 and 778. The new area code will cover the whole province of British Columbia and no changes are planned for how calls are dialed within the area.
See official NANPA announcement (PDF document).
Visit area code 672 page for a list of cities served, map and other info.