Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024 09:44 AM
CCRHD Chair & Vice Chair election
Director Al Richmond (Area G) and Director Mary Sjostrom (Area A) were re-elected by acclamation as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Cariboo-Chilcotin Regional Hospital District. CCRHD Chair Al Richmond expressed his thanks to the Board and spoke of the accomplishments of the prior year, and the continued advocacy work needed to address equity for rural communities and their contributions towards healthcare facility investment. Vice-Chair Mary Sjostrom also expressed...
Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 09:00 AM
December 15, 2023
Williams Lake, BC – The bang of the gavel marked the end of the year for the Cariboo Regional District’s board of directors as they closed out their final meeting of 2023. While there remains some work to be wrapped up at the committee level, the group of sixteen directors will not be meeting as a group until January 11, 2024.
Taking some time to reflect on the board’s first year after the 2022 general election, Chair Margo Wagner had the following to say:
“If 2023 meant...
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 10:37 AM
Powerful presentation made by the Cariboo Brain Injury Association
Mike Dewing, Chair of the Cariboo Brain Injury Association, spoke to the Board about care and supports available for persons with brain injuries in the Cariboo. He shared his personal experience and the stories of others about life after a brain injury. He also discussed the growing network of support for people who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury, which now includes a Facebook page to spread information about...
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 04:14 PM
Board Chair and Vice-Chair election results
The Board held its annual election for the positions of Board Chair and Vice-Chair. Directors Forseth and Wagner were nominated for the position of Chair, and Director Wagner was elected. Director Wagner was the incumbent candidate, and has served in the role since November 2017. She is also the Director for Electoral Area H (Canim Lake/Forest Grove). Directors Massier, de Vries, and Neufeld were nominated for Vice-Chair, and Director Neufeld was...
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023 01:22 PM
UBCM Fire Department grant application
The Cariboo Regional District has applied for funding on behalf of its fourteen volunteer fire departments to purchase new equipment and training. Applications for up to $30,000 for each fire department will be submitted to the Union of BC Municipalities to purchase turnout gear, handheld tools, self contained breathing apparatus, and other equipment necessary for fire protection services. The funding does not include major equipment or infrastructure...