1. CoWL - Media Release - ADU Designs (1)

    Accessory Dwelling Unit Designs Now Available at City Hall for Free to Builders

    The City of Williams Lake has taken another step to streamline the process for residents to build Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) within City limits. Read on...
  2. Budget Information Session 2024 - CoWL

    Community Invited to Attend 2024 Budget Information Session March 14

    City of Williams Lake residents are invited to attend an upcoming information session to learn more about and to provide input on the City’s 2024 budget. Read on...
  3. CoWL - Media Release - BFI

    Applications Now Open for 2024 Business Façade Improvement Program

    Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT) has approved the City of Williams Lake's application for a $20,000 Business Façade Improvement Program grant for 2024. Read on...
  4. CoWL Council Highlights - Jan 30 Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - January 30, 2024

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, January 30, 2024 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  5. CoWL Council Highlights - Jan 16 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - January 16, 2024

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, January 16, 2024 Regular Meeting Read on...
  6. CoWL - Media Release - Warming Centre

    Warming Centre Available at Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex During Extreme Cold Warning

    The City of Williams Lake has opened a daytime warming centre for use inside the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex (CMRC) during this week’s expected extreme cold weather in Williams Lake and the Cariboo region. Read on...
  7. CoWL - Media Release - Dorm

    City makes contribution to School District 27 childcare facility project at former Columneetza dorm

    The City of Williams Lake was thrilled to view progress on construction and major renovations at the new childcare facility on the former School District 27 Columneetza secondary campus dormitory building during a site visit and tour on Thursday, Dec. 21. Read on...
  8. CoWL Highlights - Dec 19 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - December 19, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, December 19 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  9. CoWL Council Highlights - Dec 5 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - December 5, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, December 5, 2023 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  10. CoWL Council Highlights - Nov 7 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - November 7, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, November 7 Regular Meeting Read on...
  11. CoWL - Media Release - Event Hosting (2)

    City Now Accepting Applications for 2023 Event Hosting Grant

    The City of Williams Lake is now accepting applications for the November 2023 intake of its semi-annual Event Hosting Grant. Read on...
  12. CoWL - Highlights - October 24 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - October 24, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, October 24 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  13. CoWL - Media Release - Banff Festival

    Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Comes to Williams Lake December 7

    The popular Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is touching down in Williams Lake on Thursday, December 7. Read on...
  14. CoWL - Media Release - Halloween Fireworks

    44th Annual Halloween Fireworks Blast Off at 7:45 pm on October 31

    The City of Williams Lake will celebrate Halloween night with a bang on Tuesday, October 31 with its 44th Annual Halloween Fireworks at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds. Read on...
  15. CoWL - Media Release - Terra Ridge Update

    City Continuing to Monitor Situation at Terra Ridge

    The City of Williams Lake’s Emergency Operations Centre has extended the State of Local Emergency (SOLE) originally declared on September 29, 2023 due to potential land movement at 500 Wotzke Drive, known as Terra Ridge. Read on...
  16. CoWL - Media Release - Community Forest

    Williams Lake Community Forest Now Accepting Grant Applications

    The Williams Lake Community Forest’s 2023 Granting Application six-week window is currently open and accepting applications for 2024 projects until 4 pm on Friday, November 17, 2023. Read on...
  17. CoWL - Council Highlights - Oct 3 Regular Meeting - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - October 3, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, October 3 Regular Meeting Read on...
  18. SOLE Terra Ridge Map

    State of Local Emergency Declared for 500 Wotzke Drive

    As a precautionary measure, the City of Williams Lake has declared a State of Local Emergency (SOLE) due to potential land movement at 500 Wotzke Drive, known as Terra Ridge. Read on...
  19. CoWL Council Highlights - Sept 12 Regular Meeting - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - September 12, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, September 12 Regular Meeting Read on...
  20. CoWL - Media Release - Harvest Run (1)

    8th Annual Free Harvest Nutrition Fun Run Coming Up Sunday, September 24

    Celebrate fall and enjoy some healthy eating options at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex’s 8th Annual Harvest Nutrition Fun Run on Sunday, September 24. Read on...
  21. CoWL Council Highlights - August 29 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - August 29, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, August 29 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  22. CoWL - Council Highlights - August 15 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - August 15, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  23. CoWL - Media Release - CMRC Shutdown

    Annual Maintenance Shutdown scheduled for Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex

    The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex will begin its annual maintenance shutdown on Monday, August 21, starting with the West Fraser Aquatic Centre. Read on...
  24. CoWL - Media Release - River Valley Phase 3

    River Valley Reopening to Fraser River on Tuesday, August 8

    The City of Williams Lake is excited to announce the remaining portion of the Williams Lake River Valley Trail will reopen to the Fraser River on Tuesday, August 8. Read on...
  25. CoWL - Media Release - IRCAATC

    City Hires Indigenous Relations and Climate Action/Active Transportation Coordinator

    The City of Williams Lake is pleased to announce it has hired Natalie Swift as its new Indigenous Relations and Climate Action/Active Transportation Coordinator (IRCAATC). Read on...
  26. CoWL - Council Highlights - July 18 - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - July 18, 2023

    On behalf of the City, Council expressed its gratitude and appreciation to the outgoing 2021/22 Williams Lake Stampede Queen, Karena Sokolan. Read on...
  27. Joint Media Release - WildSafe Bin Tagging (1)

    Garbage bin campaign aims to prevent human-wildlife conflicts in Williams Lake

    The Cariboo Regional District and City of Williams Lake are partnering with WildSafeBC to educate residents about preventing human-wildlife conflict in Williams Lake. Read on...
  28. CoWL - Media Release - Xmas in July

    Fire Department to Collect Donations for Food Bank on July 25

    The Williams Lake Fire Department hopes to deliver some cheer to the Salvation Army Food Bank this summer through its annual Christmas in July Food Drive. Read on...
  29. CoWL - Media Release - Heat Response

    City Implements Heat Alert Response Protocol

    The City of Williams Lake has developed and implemented a heat alert protocol to respond to heat warnings and heat emergencies in the region. Read on...
  30. CoWL - Council Highlights - July 4

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - July 4, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the July 4, 2023 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  31. CoWL - Media Release - RHFA Cert

    City Commits to Achieving Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certified™ (RHFAC) Gold

    The City of Williams Lake, in partnership with the Rick Hansen Foundation, is furthering its commitment to making Williams Lake more accessible through a series of targeted goals. Read on...
  32. CoWL Council Highlights - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - June 20, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, June 20 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  33. CoWL - Media Release - River Valley - Phase 2 (1)

    Phase Two of River Valley Reopening Set for June 26

    The City of Williams Lake is excited to announce extended access to the River Valley Trail - just in time for the 95th Annual Williams Lake Stampede weekend. Read on...
  34. CoWL - Media Release - Forest Town Hall

    City to Host Forest Sector Town Hall Meetings

    The City of Williams Lake is hosting two Town Hall meetings to provide support information to mill workers, contractors and their employees experiencing impacts from decline in the forest sector. Read on...
  35. CoWL Council Highlights - Page 1

    City of Williams Lake Council Highlights - June 6, 2023

    Read the latest City of Williams Lake Council Highlights from the Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Regular Meeting. Read on...
  36. CoWL-AnnualReport-2023_Page_01

    NOTICE OF 2022 ANNUAL REPORT

    City Council will consider the 2022 Annual Report at the Council Meeting to be held Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm at City Hall, 450 Mart Street. Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting and ask questions with respect to the report. Read on...
  37. CoWL-ADU-Permit-Issued

    City Issues First Permit for Construction of Accessory Dwelling Unit

    The City of Williams Lake has issued its first permit for the construction of an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) since the adoption of a zoning bylaw amendment earlier this month. Read on...
  38. CoWL - Media Release - Mud Puddle

    Mud Puddle Trail Run Offers Family Fun on Williams Lake Trails

    Following the success of its inaugural event in 2022, the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex is excited to host its second annual cross-country Mud Puddle Trail Run Sunday, June 4 in Williams Lake. Read on...
  39. CoWL - Media Release - Measures

    Measures to address homelessness issues ongoing

    The City of Williams Lake is continuing to take steps to address the complex issue of homelessness in the community. Read on...
  40. CoWL - Media Release - Golden Buckle Hunt

    Golden Buckle Hunt Returns for Third Year

    The Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex’s wildly popular Golden Buckle Hunt is coming back for a third installment this May. Read on...
  41. CoWL - Media Release - River Valley

    Phase one of River Valley Reopening Set for May 1

    The City of Williams Lake is thrilled to announce a portion of the River Valley Trail will reopen to the public on May 1, 2023. Read on...
  42. Media Release - City Launching Matching Campaign

    City of Williams Lake Launches Matching Campaign for Endowment Fund

    The City of Williams Lake is launching a matching fund campaign this week to raise funds for the City of Williams Lake Endowment Fund, which was established in 2021. Read on...
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