Williams Lake, British Columbia

What is Williams Lake, British Columbia known for?


school basketball

: www.paralympic.org Sport Results search.html?sport all&games all&medal all&npc can&name hansen&fname &gender m title Athlete Search Results publisher International Paralympic Committee accessdate 13 February 2010 Hansen won 19 international wheelchair marathons, including three world championships. He also coached high school basketball and volleyball. Hansen had a very close relationship with his family, especially with his father and grandfather


popular activities

, golf, tennis, swimming (human swimming), soccer (Association football), rugby (Rugby football) and baseball. * There's skiing and snowboarding available at the Mount Timothy Ski Area located near 150 Mile House. * The Thunder Mountain Speedway holds stock car races, and the Crash-to-Pass also holds races in the summer months. * Mountain biking, and hiking are popular activities on trails. * Williams Lake is the home of two cadet corps. The 202 Chilcotin


events sports

in participating in the programs, courses and special events. Sports and recreation *The Williams Lake Stampeders are the local Ice hockey team, playing in the Central Interior Hockey League; their arena is the Cariboo Memorial Complex * The Williams Lake TimberWolves resumed play in September, 2009 in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). Due to financial obligations, the BCHL has suspended the Williams Lake franchise indefinitely. * Williams Lake has facilities for curling


close relationship

: www.paralympic.org Sport Results search.html?sport all&games all&medal all&npc can&name hansen&fname &gender m title Athlete Search Results publisher International Paralympic Committee accessdate 13 February 2010 Hansen won 19 international wheelchair marathons, including three world championships. He also coached high school basketball and volleyball. Hansen had a very close relationship with his family, especially with his father and grandfather


community+diversity

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characters+made

Chinese merchants, in part thanks to an improvised ad in Chinese characters made using potatoes for printing blocks and characters gleaned from the Vancouver Chinese papers. During their absence, the Murrays had left the newspaper business in the hands of their young adult children, Dan and Georgina, whom it was discovered had moved the ''Howe Sound Tribune'' to Williams Lake (Williams Lake, British Columbia) (in violation of wartime newsprint-rationing rules), where it remains today


contemporary works

and restore the BC Rail Station at #1 Mackenzie Avenue North, and to provide studio and gallery space. Each month, the Gallery exhibits a variety of contemporary works in many mediums by local, regional, and touring artists. The Society also operates a gift shop that features the work of local artisans and crafts people. * The Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin Museum of the Cariboo-Chilcotin offers a glimpse into the Central Cariboo's history


Grand Canyon

birth_place residence Williams Lake (Williams Lake, British Columbia), British Columbia office1 MLA (Legislative Assembly of British Columbia) for Cariboo (Cariboo (provincial electoral district)) '''David Zirnhelt''' is a Canadian (Canada) politician. He was born in Williams Lake, British Columbia, located in the Cariboo region of the province's central interior. He obtained an undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of British Columbia in political science and public administration, returning to the Williams Lake area, where he became a cattle rancher and a practitioner of horse logging. He was also active as a consultant in various federal, provincial, and First Nations projects related to public policy and economic development.


wide high

that region. The Chilcotin district is mostly a wide, high plateau (Chilcotin Plateau), stretching from the mountains to the Fraser, but also includes several fjord-like lakes which verge from the plateau into the base of the mountains, the largest of which is Chilko Lake. The Tsilhqot’in people live today in Alexandria (Alexandria, British Columbia), north of Williams Lake, British Columbia, and in a string of communities westward from Williams Lake on British Columbia provincial


local community

and is home to the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame. * Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society has now operated for more than fifty years. *The Williams Lake Community Band meets on Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm in the band room at WLSS under the directorship of Michael Butterfield. This band performs at local community events such as the Remembrance Day Ceremony, the Stampede Parade, and at anniversary or opening ceremonies such as the Tourism Centre. * The Williams Lake Pipe Band was founded in 2006 and practices at the Royal Canadian Legion in Williams Lake on Tuesdays. * Author Mark Leiren-Young wrote a comic memoir (''Never Shoot a Stampede Queen: A Rookie Reporter in the Cariboo Country'') about his experiences with ''The Williams Lake Tribune'', which won the 2009 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. *Williams Lake is referenced in the Swedish movie ''Skills'' Skills during the scene in which various characters from around the world are seen betting on online underground parkour-skateboard-breakdance-martial arts battles. Transportation thumb Beechcraft 1900 (File:Beechcraft 1900D Northern Thunderbird.JPG) of Northern Thunderbird Air at Williams Lake Airport Williams Lake is located on the junction of Highway 97 (British Columbia Highway 97) and Highway 20 (British Columbia Highway 20). Greyhound Lines provides bus service south to Vancouver and Kamloops, north to Prince George. CN Rail offers freight service north and south of Williams Lake. Local public transportation consists of the BC Transit and HandyDART bus service. The Williams Lake Airport is located birth_place residence Williams Lake (Williams Lake, British Columbia), British Columbia office1 MLA (Legislative Assembly of British Columbia) for Cariboo (Cariboo (provincial electoral district)) '''David Zirnhelt''' is a Canadian (Canada) politician. He was born in Williams Lake, British Columbia, located in the Cariboo region of the province's central interior. He obtained an undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of British Columbia in political science and public administration, returning to the Williams Lake area, where he became a cattle rancher and a practitioner of horse logging. He was also active as a consultant in various federal, provincial, and First Nations projects related to public policy and economic development.

Williams Lake, British Columbia

'''Williams Lake''', is a city in the Central Interior (British Columbia Interior) of British Columbia, Canada. Located in the central part of a region known as the Cariboo, it is the largest urban centre between Kamloops and Prince George (Prince George, British Columbia), with a population of 10,832 in city limits. Williams Lake, CY British Columbia (Census subdivision)

Williams Lake hosts the annual Williams Lake Stampede, which takes place over the Canada Day long weekend. It is the home town of Rick Hansen, the Canadian paraplegic (Paraplegia) athlete and activist (Activism) for people with spinal cord injuries, who became famous during his fundraising ''Man in Motion'' world tour.

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