Community Description

The Williams Lake Band is a First Nations government of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation, located in the Cariboo region of the Central Interior region of British Columbia, at the city of Williams Lake.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

The Williams Lake Indian Band has a strong community economy with commercial and industrial businesses that provide jobs for band members and the region.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Williams Lake Indian Band is party to a number of Forestry, Economic and Community Development Agreements with the Province.

Community Details:

Williams Lake
Part Of Secwepemc; Association With Sugar Cane; Traditional Name T'Exelc; Named After Chief William
Cariboo (Williams Lake)
1983.4 hectares

Contact Details:

Kirk Dressler Economic Development Contractor
(250) 296-3507
(250) 296-4750
2672 Indian Drive Williams Lake, BC, Canada V2G 5K9
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