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Thursday, March 16, 2017 7:36 AM
Skilled trades students in the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District will benefit from a three-year, $15-million investment by the B.C. government to support youth trades programs with the purchase of new trades training equipment.
Friday, February 17, 2017 10:45 AM
Ten mature workers in Williams Lake are receiving the training they need to re-enter the workforce, thanks to more than $86,000 from the provincial and federal governments to Horton Ventures Inc.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 2:00 PM
More than 62 Aboriginal learners in the Cariboo Region are receiving training in their communities through four programs that will help them upgrade skills for a variety of occupations and prepare for jobs such as language support workers and translators.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 10:30 AM
Williams Lake area families are being encouraged to attend an open house on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, to share their ideas on how to transform rural education in British Columbia.
Friday, January 27, 2017 8:09 AM
As of Jan. 16, 2017, British Columbians looking to purchase their first home can apply to the B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program, which helps first-time homebuyers create secure and stable futures for their families through home ownership.
Friday, January 6, 2017 10:30 AM
With a fresh new year ahead, single mother Morgan Hegg of Williams Lake can resolve to continue on the new career path she has chosen.
Friday, December 23, 2016 11:00 AM
Up to 299 British Columbians from rural communities will receive the training they need for local jobs, thanks to the federal-provincial partnership under the Canada-B.C. Job Fund Agreement.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 8:30 AM
Christmas is going to be much more jolly for Les Bennett and his family this year. Out of work after spending 25 years in the forestry industry, 56-year-old Les was living in Salmon Arm and out of options. But when a friend directed him to the local WorkBC Employment Services Centre, his life changed for the better – a recommendation that eventually led to a job and a steady paycheque.
Friday, December 16, 2016 10:00 AM
Northbound motorists on Highway 97 will experience improved conditions at the northbound pullout, approximately 10 kilometres south of Williams Lake, as work to improve the local amenities at this rest area is now complete.
Friday, December 16, 2016 7:23 AM
Work clothes? Check. Books? Check. Tools? Check. A place to stay? Check. Students in the Cariboo-Chilcotin School District are packing their bags and traveling to other B.C. communities for enhanced skills, technical, and trades training opportunities thanks to $5,000 for the school district from the Province’s Skills Training Access Grant.