Local Business

Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce will hosts its 25th annual Business Excellence Awards on Oct. 24, 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award nominees

Local businesses announced as nominees invited to attend gala on Nov. 13 for awards ceremony

  • Oct 29, 2022

 

Mentalist Eric Samuels, right, performs onstage with the help of an audience-member. (www.ericsamuels.com photo)

Williams Lake & District Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards Gala tickets on sale

This year’s event will feature mentalist Eric Samuels of the Lower Mainland

  • Oct 29, 2022

 

All-Ways Travel is a family business and team made up of Tanya Vigeant and MJ Vigeant. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Spotlight on Small Business 2022: All-Ways Travel

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  • Oct 21, 2022

 

Cathy Alexander enjoys carefully selecting quality clothing and jewellery for her clients. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cathy Alexander enjoys carefully selecting quality clothing and jewellery for her clients. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Toni Linde owns and operates a travel agency in downtown Williams Lake called Travel by Toni.

Spotlight on Small Business 2022: Travel by Toni

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  • Oct 21, 2022
Toni Linde owns and operates a travel agency in downtown Williams Lake called Travel by Toni.
Maureen LeBourdais, textile artist, from left, stands with Ruth Lloyd, grand prize winner and Hope Tallen of Kit and Kaboodle. Lloyd chose LeBourdais as one of the artists whose work she would spend $250 of her $500 in gift certificates towards art walk artists’ work. (Sherry Yonkman photo)
Maureen LeBourdais, textile artist, from left, stands with Ruth Lloyd, grand prize winner and Hope Tallen of Kit and Kaboodle. Lloyd chose LeBourdais as one of the artists whose work she would spend $250 of her $500 in gift certificates towards art walk artists’ work. (Sherry Yonkman photo)
In previous years, the Business Excellence Awards gala dinner has been a very popular event . (Angie Mindus/Tribune file photo)
In previous years, the Business Excellence Awards gala dinner has been a very popular event . (Angie Mindus/Tribune file photo)
Christie Blaquiere is an HR consultant with go2HR and is based out of Williams Lake to provide free support to tourism and hospitality industry businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Free HR consulting available to tourism and hospitality businesses in Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Provincial funding is making resources available to aid in tourism sector recovery

Christie Blaquiere is an HR consultant with go2HR and is based out of Williams Lake to provide free support to tourism and hospitality industry businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
People purchase ice cream from one of Meedo Falou’s Rainbow Ice Cream trucks, in Tsawwassen, B.C., on Monday, August 1, 2022. Much of Canada has been sweltering, but that’s cold comfort for ice cream truck vendors like Falou, who says inflation and high fuel costs are melting away his profits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: B.C. ice cream truck operator says inflation is chilling business, despite summer swelter

Rainbow Ice Cream owner says cost of sweet treat has gone up 60 per cent

People purchase ice cream from one of Meedo Falou’s Rainbow Ice Cream trucks, in Tsawwassen, B.C., on Monday, August 1, 2022. Much of Canada has been sweltering, but that’s cold comfort for ice cream truck vendors like Falou, who says inflation and high fuel costs are melting away his profits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Kim Statham, on left, is the operations manager, and Glen Dixon, is the senior archaeological technician, are excited about the launch of Xatśūll Tmicw Resources. (Photo submitted)

Xatśūll First Nation launches new natural resource company for Cariboo Region

Venture a limited liability partnership with Terra Archaeology

  • May 19, 2022
Kim Statham, on left, is the operations manager, and Glen Dixon, is the senior archaeological technician, are excited about the launch of Xatśūll Tmicw Resources. (Photo submitted)
Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon
 was chided by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce president Ken Dennis in a Friday, March 18 letter, for making what Dennis termed a ‘misleading’ statement about provincial government benefits for business during the pandemic. (file)

B.C. minister chided for ‘misleading’ statement about pandemic benefits for business

‘Our members have not been filling their pockets with free public money’

Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Ravi Kahlon
 was chided by Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce president Ken Dennis in a Friday, March 18 letter, for making what Dennis termed a ‘misleading’ statement about provincial government benefits for business during the pandemic. (file)
The Williams Lake Chamber of Commerce office is located in the Tourism Discovery Centre on Broadway Avenue, just outside downtown Williams Lake along Highway 97. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Chamber of Commerce looking forward for 2022

Organization plans for a return of events, old and new

The Williams Lake Chamber of Commerce office is located in the Tourism Discovery Centre on Broadway Avenue, just outside downtown Williams Lake along Highway 97. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Nicole and Chuck Tupper and the team at Loyalty Autoworx.
Nicole and Chuck Tupper and the team at Loyalty Autoworx.
The Patch owner Christopher Shurety (right) and colleague Morgan (left) display some of their favourites of this year’s “ugly” Christmas sweater collection. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

B.C. shop sources bounty of answers to the ugly holiday sweater dilemma

Despite pandemic challenges, Victoria’s The Patch on Yates continues its annual tradition

The Patch owner Christopher Shurety (right) and colleague Morgan (left) display some of their favourites of this year’s “ugly” Christmas sweater collection. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Rossland Prop Master Paul Wagner is hoping to bring some movie business back to the West Kootenay. Photo: Submitted
Trail jeweller Paul Durkin (pictured) was enlisted to design and create rings for the hit Netlix movie Love Hard by props master Paul Wagner. Photo: Jim Bailey

Kootenay props master’s work featured in Netflix Christmas rom-com Love Hard

Props Master Paul Wagner wants to see more movie business come through the Kootenay

Rossland Prop Master Paul Wagner is hoping to bring some movie business back to the West Kootenay. Photo: Submitted
Trail jeweller Paul Durkin (pictured) was enlisted to design and create rings for the hit Netlix movie Love Hard by props master Paul Wagner. Photo: Jim Bailey
Williams Lake Optometry is open to new patients. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake Optometry is open to new patients. (Photo submitted)
Pauline Smith and Court Smith are the owners of Williams Lake RE/MAX Realty. (Photo submitted)
Pauline Smith and Court Smith are the owners of Williams Lake RE/MAX Realty. (Photo submitted)
Nancy and Ryan Watt and the team at Williams Lake Honda/R&R Pro Cycle are ready to assist you.
Nancy and Ryan Watt and the team at Williams Lake Honda/R&R Pro Cycle are ready to assist you.
The team at Cariboo Orthotics is ready to help you

Spotlight on Business 2021: Cariboo Orthotics

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  • Oct 29, 2021
The team at Cariboo Orthotics is ready to help you
Kendra Rolston is the owner of Unlimited Medical Services
Kendra Rolston is the owner of Unlimited Medical Services