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.

Spotlight

Spotlight on The Historic Chilcotin Lodge

Categories: Cariboo

Brenda and her husband Kurt both grew up with parents who ran their own businesses. Knowing that they also wanted to work for themselves, the couple gained experience working for franchises before opening their own café chain called “Chestor’s House of Cinnamon” in Salmon Arm in 2003. After many years of hard work, they chose to sell their café chain to franchisees in 2015, before… Read More

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