In photo from left to right: Mark Wintjes, Robert Moberg, Laurie Walters, Rabina Sattur, Anna He, Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb, Canada Asia Economic and Culture Association president May He, Williams Lake Indian Band Chief Willie Sellars, Alex Arbetov, Jason Ryll, Scott Nelson and Franco Huang.
On Thursday, Oct. 4th the City of Williams Lake and the Canada Asia Economic and Culture Association signed a three-year memorandum of understanding at City Hall. The city has been working to establish a relationship with the association that shares similar values and interests as Williams Lake; for the past year.
The 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to discuss and promote the development of new and exciting opportunities in education, film production, cultural, tourism and many other business investment prospects; in and around the City of Williams Lake.
The associations focus will be on tourism, film production, opportunities for international students at (TRU) Thompson Rivers University and within School District 27.
“With these partnerships, we’re confident that business investment opportunities will follow.” Mayor Walt Cobb.