Introduction Video

Williams Lake | An Introduction Located between Kamloops and Prince George, Williams Lake is the largest urban centre in BC’s Central Interior region

Arts and Culture

We know that creative communities are healthier, more prosperous and exciting places to live. Arts, Culture and Heritage are booming in the Central Cariboo and Williams Lake with live theatre and music performances, the Art Walk, Festivals, Xats’ull Heritage Village and many great events and attractions taking place throughout the year. To find out about […]

Williams Lake Transportation

There are a variety of transportation options in Williams Lake including public transportation. car rentals, taxi, and owning your own vehicle. When weather changes and you are unsure of road conditions, has up to date information on changing road conditions and construction zones on popular highway routes. — Public Transportation There is public transportation and […]

Lawyers, Accountants, and Banks

We have added a list of lawyers, accountants and banks in the Williams Lake area. Please know that many banks offer special programs for Physicians. Also, when it comes time to file your taxes, Provincial and Federal taxes can be different from other countries so it’s important to plan in advance for when you file […]

Places of Worship

There are many different churches and places of worship within the Cariboo Area. We have provided links for Williams Lake to showcase the different religions that are supported in both areas. Churches In Williams Lake Williams Lake Alliance Church Cariboo Central Seventh Day Adventist Church Cariboo Bethel Church Sacred Heart Catholic Church Calvary Church PAOC […]

Where to stay

There are many hotels and motels to choose from when you first visit Williams Lake. Some establishments can offer long term rental options for suites. There is also a bed and breakfast, Juniper Trails, located 11km outside of Williams Lake. Hotels and motels can also be searched online.  Tourism Williams Lake is a great website to […]

Setting Up Services

Probably one of the first things you will need to set up is your cell phone service.  There are different service providers in each of our communities and several places where you can find cell phones, chargers, and whatever else you may need for your device. Authorized dealers can also provide you options for cell phone […]

Housing & Real Estate

The real estate market in the Cariboo is always changing. Over the past year, the market has shown to be fast and aggressive. The average home cost in the area is $265,000, while the average cost for a 2-bedroom rental is $1400. Here are some tips from a local realtor: Be pre-approved for a mortgage […]

Employment Services

After you have arrived to our community, there are a variety of services available to assist you and/or your family in finding employment. Service Canada Provides a single point of access to a wide range of Government of Canada programs online, by phone, by mail, and in person. Self-help or staff-assisted services are offered at […]


There is ample opportunity to explore and play any time of year in Williams Lake. The area offers world-class mountain biking, along with plenty of hiking, golfing, and camping in the summer. The areas surrounding Williams Lake offer a large selection of places to explore. There are hundreds of lakes that are perfect for fishing […]