It is great news that the city has reached a tentative agreement with our local union.
Picket lines are down and it will be wonderful to see business at the city return to normal.
I want to say a special thank you to our community for their patience during this difficult time.
I had an opportunity to meet face to face with the owner of the mall, who was up from the coast, and our Mall Manager this week to discuss future plans for Boitano Mall.
This was a very timely and exciting meeting with more information to follow!
I also had the pleasure to join the graduation class of the first BCAMTA program (BC Aboriginal Mine Training Association) in Williams Lake.
There were 38 graduates representing Soda Creek, WL Indian Band, Ulkatcho and Kluskus communities.
The TRU gym was packed with support from families, Chiefs, and elders.
This is a partnership between our Mining and First Nation Communities and BCAMTA providing educational opportunities for First Nation students to enter into mining careers.
There are over 200 students on the waiting list with next class starting up in March. Congratulations Graduates!
I have accepted a fun hockey wager from the Mayor of Smithers.
The Mayor of the losing hockey team has agreed to wear the jersey of the winning team at an upcoming council meeting.
The Stampeders are already up one game in a best of three series which concludes this weekend. Go Stamps Go!
Kerry Cook is the mayor of Williams Lake.