Overview

The Cariboo covers much of the northern interior of the province and is home to 153,500 people or 3% of the provincial population. It includes Prince George which acts as a major service center for the northern half of the province, and the town of Barkerville - the capital of the Cariboo Gold Rush of the mid 1800s. The key economic sectors include forestry and mining.

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Spotlight On OVERhang Education Centre

Categories: Cariboo

Growing up in a Montreal suburb, Lauren Phillips felt more at home in the outdoors, hiking, paddling, and camping with family and friends. At a young age she joined Scouts Canada which gave her the opportunity to grow into leadership roles while participating in outdoor activities. Eager to find a career that would give her the opportunity to work outdoors, Lauren earned a Bachelor of Science in… Read More

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