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Last week, I represented Williams Lake at the BC Business Summit, featuring leaders from the province’s business community.
The New Prosperity federal review panel report has been submitted to the Minister of Environment.
The City and the Ministry of Transportation held a well-attended forum on the Highway 97 improvements Monday night at the Gibraltar Room.
It is Small Business Week this week, a reminder of how vital small business is to Williams Lake, the province, and the country.
It was very powerful experience celebrating Orange Shirt Day Monday in Boitanio Park.
Long term financial planning has always been a goal of this council, and we’ve always been looking at ways of improving our budget process.
There are some great economic numbers to report as the summer ends.
Another successful Stampede weekend in Williams Lake, with nearly 16,000 people attending the rodeo alone over the four days!
It’s Stampede time again, and businesses and residents are decorated, dressed up, and ready to rodeo!
I am pleased that Darrell Garceau will begin work at City Hall as chief administrative officer on July 2.
The recent Peel Out event (mountain biking races) was the most successful yet.
It was a powerful experience last week attending the St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School commemoration events.
Congratulations to all the successful candidates in the provincial election.
One of the highlights for me from the North Central Local Government Association Convention in Quesnel last week was an update.
Now that the budget has been given its first three readings, it’s a good time to point out our business class taxes are lower than most.
I had a great time cheering on our local competitors at the Indoor Rodeo Saturday.
Great news — lumber prices are up. Prices are currently just over $400 per board foot, and last year at this time they were just under $300.
Early budget approval was given to the South Lakeside Widening Project, and it is now going to tender.
I had the pleasure of visiting Mike’s Spot restaurant and Bosley’s Pet Foods last week as part of my monthly new business visits.
It was awesome to have Minister Pat Bell in Williams Lake Wednesday, as he announced over $1 million to TRU Williams Lake.