Williams Lake, British Columbia

What is Williams Lake, British Columbia known for?


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


years history

highway 20 Highway 20 . such as: Toosey Reserve, Nemiah Valley, Stone Reserve, Anaham Reserve, and Redstone Reserve. The access road was paved only in recent years. History The '''Cariboo Regional District''' spans the towns of Quesnel (Quesnel, British Columbia), Williams Lake (Williams Lake, British Columbia), 100 Mile House (100 Mile House, British Columbia), and Wells (Wells, British Columbia) in the Central Interior (British Columbia Interior) of British Columbia. demo-cd


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.


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


community radio

TV - local Community Access Channel (only available on Shaw Cable (Shaw Communications)) Radio * AM (AM broadcasting) 570 - CKWL (CKCQ-FM), Country, "The Wolf" * AM 860 - CBRL (CBYK-FM), CBC Radio One * FM 94.3 - CISK Sikh Radio * FM 95.1 - VOAR (VOAR (AM)) Christian Radio (broadcasting from Newfoundland) * FM (FM broadcasting) 96.1 - VF2235 (CFNR-FM), First Nations community radio, "Canadian First Nations Radio or CFNR" * FM 97.5

- CFFM-FM, Rock, "The GOAT," formerly "The Rush" and earlier "The Max". * FM 100.7 - CJLJ-FM, planned community radio station, this station's launch date has yet to be announced. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-273 Other radio services There was a Loran-C station at Wiliams Lake. Publications * ''Williams Lake Tribune'' Williams Lake Tribune (owned by Black Press) * ''Cariboo Advisor'' Cariboo Advisor (owned by Black Press) * Welcome to Williams Lake "Welcome to Williams Lake" local news site Notable people *Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) filmmaker (Filmmaking) *Extreme sport athlete Trevor Mack. *Montreal Canadiens starting goalie Carey Price regularly attended organized hockey in Williams Lake as a child, traveling from Anahim Lake, British Columbia by plane. Surrounding communities 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.


Wally

the removal of timber from the region, which, like most of British Columbia, is afflicted with pine beetle infestations. Logging traffic and ranch-related traffic on the route can be expected. Early life Fleury was born on June 29, 1968, in Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Canada, the first of Wally and Donna Fleury's three sons. Wally was a hockey player whose dreams of a professional career ended when he broke his leg playing baseball in the summer of 1963; the injury helped fuel a drinking

, Manitoba , by 1973, the year his youngest brother Travis was born. thumb 150px The Coquihalla River near Hope (Image:Coquihalla River.jpg) Hope is located at the easternmost point of British Columbia's Lower Mainland area and is usually considered to be part of the Fraser Canyon area

, and the ability to ladder credits from diploma programs into full degrees. The enabling legislation is the ''Thompson Rivers University Act.'' http: www.qp.gov.bc.ca statreg stat T 05017_01.htm ''Thompson Rivers University Act'' While the main campus is located in Kamloops, there is a second campus in Williams Lake (Williams Lake, British Columbia). Wally Oppal is the Chancellor (Chancellor (education)) of TRU. The name ''Tsilhqot’in'', also spelled ''Tŝinlhqot’in


news site

Tribune (owned by Black Press) * ''Cariboo Advisor'' Cariboo Advisor (owned by Black Press) * Welcome to Williams Lake "Welcome to Williams Lake" local news site Notable people *Tsilhqot'in (Chilcotin) filmmaker (Filmmaking) *Extreme sport athlete Trevor Mack. *Montreal Canadiens starting goalie Carey Price regularly attended


frequent+fishing

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; In 1863, the town was excited by the news of the construction of Cariboo Road, believing it would pass through their already established and important trading centre. However, the roadbuilder Gustavus Blin Wright rerouted the original trail so that it bypassed Williams Lake and went through 150 Mile House instead.

German 3,725 20.0% - Swiss (Swiss people) 215 1.2% - Finnish (Finns) 150 0.8% - Danish (Danes) 230 1.2% - Iceland (Icelanders) 90 0.5% - Norwegian (Norwegians) 830 4.5% - Swedish (Swedes) 695 3.7% - misc. Scandinavian (Scandinavians (disambiguation)), May include Sami (Sami people) and Kven (Kven people) 85 0.5% - Lithuanian (Lithuanians) 15 0.1% - Czech (Czechs) 120 0.6

% - Maghrebi origins (Maghrebis) 15 0.1% - Maghrebi (Maghrebis), n.i.e. 15 0.1% - misc. Arab (Arabs), 25 0.1% - Chinese (Han Chinese) 150 0.8% - Filipino (Filipino peoples) 25 0.1% - Overseas Indonesian


community diversity

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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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