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Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: B.C. entrepreneur opens pest control business with ducks as employees

Slugs n’ Bugs For Lunch will take care of your garden pests naturally

 

Highlands Irrigation Ltd. owners Dick and Donna Ford have sold the business to Southern Irrigation. The Williams Lake and Kamloops offices will remain open and the Fords will help with the transition of ownership before retiring fully. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Highlands Irrigation Ltd. sold to new owners after almost 47 years in operation

Dick and Donna Ford say they are grateful to everyone who worked for them

 

Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)

B.C. company aims to bring international vacation experience to front door

‘Staycation Boxes’ launched two months ago, includes food bank donation

Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)
Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce executive assistant Jaylyn Byer sports a new jacket she received Thursday, Nov. 5 acknowledging her 15 years of service at the chamber. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake chamber executive assistant acknowledged for 15 years of service

“You’ve gone above the call of duty in your time,” president told Jaylyn Byer

Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce executive assistant Jaylyn Byer sports a new jacket she received Thursday, Nov. 5 acknowledging her 15 years of service at the chamber. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Allan Roofing owner Dean Allan was born and raised in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
Allan Roofing owner Dean Allan was born and raised in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
Jason Rowley, who co-owns Cariboo Steel and Machine Ltd., stands next to one of the company’s metal lathe’s at their shop on Mackenzie Avenue in Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jason Rowley, who co-owns Cariboo Steel and Machine Ltd., stands next to one of the company’s metal lathe’s at their shop on Mackenzie Avenue in Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Photo submitted
Photo submitted
The Williams Lake Honda/R&R Pro Cycle staff. (Greg Sabatino photo)
The Williams Lake Honda/R&R Pro Cycle staff. (Greg Sabatino photo)
Delainey’s Lock and Key’s knife expert Anthony Williams, certified locksmith Andrea Weese, owner Krista Storoschuk and shopkeeper Tanis Armstrong sit outside the historic Delainey’s Centre Mall in downtown Williams Lake: the home of Delainey’s Lock and Key. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Delainey’s Lock and Key’s knife expert Anthony Williams, certified locksmith Andrea Weese, owner Krista Storoschuk and shopkeeper Tanis Armstrong sit outside the historic Delainey’s Centre Mall in downtown Williams Lake: the home of Delainey’s Lock and Key. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Williams Lake Optometry (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake Optometry (Photo submitted)
Canadian certified pedorthist and Williams Lake Orthotics owner Alicia Fenn loves operating her business, and getting to know her clients, in the Cariboo. (Greg Sabatino photo)
Canadian certified pedorthist and Williams Lake Orthotics owner Alicia Fenn loves operating her business, and getting to know her clients, in the Cariboo. (Greg Sabatino photo)
The 2020 Williams Lake Stampede Association board of directors: Bruce Lennox (back from left), Court Smith (president), Ellis Smith, Al Smith, Patti Gerhardi, Ellie Seelhof, John Margetts, Lionel Burnier, Katie Stelfox (front from left), Susan Rolph, Pauline Smith, Cindy Brady, Tim Rolph, Louis Seelhof, Wendell McKnight and Willie Crosina (not pictured).
The 2020 Williams Lake Stampede Association board of directors: Bruce Lennox (back from left), Court Smith (president), Ellis Smith, Al Smith, Patti Gerhardi, Ellie Seelhof, John Margetts, Lionel Burnier, Katie Stelfox (front from left), Susan Rolph, Pauline Smith, Cindy Brady, Tim Rolph, Louis Seelhof, Wendell McKnight and Willie Crosina (not pictured).
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)
Sandtronic Business Systems Ltd. owner Ingolf Sandberg (right) and his son, Andrew Sandberg. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sandtronic Business Systems Ltd. owner Ingolf Sandberg (right) and his son, Andrew Sandberg. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Owner Wayne Peterson of Integra Tire and Auto Centre said the commercial truck shop will be moving into former Glendale Trading Ltd. store run by owner Elke and Karl Reiner for many years. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Integra Tire moving commercial shop to Glendale

Renovations of former grocery store underway

Owner Wayne Peterson of Integra Tire and Auto Centre said the commercial truck shop will be moving into former Glendale Trading Ltd. store run by owner Elke and Karl Reiner for many years. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)

Turning down work: CERB causing issues for some B.C. restaurants

‘It’s the most frustrating thing I’ve encountered, ever, in my life.’

Laura Cornale of Laura’s Coffee Corner currently has six employees, down from 16, because most would prefer to stay home and collect CERB, she said. (File photo)
While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.

Put your hands together for this timely solution from a Vancouver Island distillery

Local know-how, economies of scale come together in Shelter Point sanitizer

  • Jun 9, 2020
While other distillers are bottling individual sizes of sanitizer, focusing on larger-size products lets Vancouver Island’s Shelter Point serve organizations like the RCMP, Department of National Defence, Fraser Health Authority, and school districts.
Helping BC’s Métis businesses get back to business

Helping BC’s Métis businesses get back to business

Metis Financial Corporation of BC offers financial services, including COVID-19 Emergency Fund loans

  • Jun 1, 2020
Helping BC’s Métis businesses get back to business
Many businesses have temporarily shuttered due to COVID-19, but as owners get the green light to reopen some aren’t sure they’ll be able to afford it. (Black Press Media files)

Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey

About 43 per cent of businesses say they think they will need government incentives to continue operating

Many businesses have temporarily shuttered due to COVID-19, but as owners get the green light to reopen some aren’t sure they’ll be able to afford it. (Black Press Media files)