Sugar Cane Archaeology is a wholly owned Indigenous company, run by a select team of Project Managers, Archaeologists, and Natural Resource Specialists. Specializing in heritage management and natural resource stewardship in British Columbia, Sugar Cane focuses on ethical management for responsible industry.
WLFN’s development corporation, Sugar Cane Development Corporation (SCDC) provides incubation of ideas, economic opportunities, and new business enterprises for the Williams Lake First Nation. SCDC also provides direction and oversight to several corporate initiatives, including professional archaeology services, professional medic services, site security, agriculture, and environmental monitoring work.
Sugar Cane Petroleum Products is a WLFN enterprise that operates an Esso-branded fuel station and convenience store under the oversight of an independent board of directors. Located near the Chief Will-Yum Campsite along Highway 97 South, this gas station has consistently provided employment opportunities for WLFN members for many years.
Borland Creek Logging Ltd. (BCL) is owned and operated by the Williams Lake First Nation in Williams Lake, BC. The company started out as a small logging contractor and has grown significantly in size; capable of harvesting over 125,000 cubic meters per year.
Unity Cannabis is the wholly-owned WLFN Cannabis retail brand. It is the first cannabis retail entity that has been authorized by the province of British Columbia pursuant to a government-to-government agreement under section 119 of the Cannabis Control and Licensing Act. The flagship store is located at 1145 South MacKenzie Avenue in Williams Lake, on WLFN IR#6. Additional locations are coming soon, and WLFN is actively seeking partnerships with First Nations in the province of British Columbia to grow the brand.
Sugar Cane Cannabis is the wholly-owned WLFN cannabis cultivation brand. Currently in the Health Canada Licensing process, Sugar Cane Cannabis will host the province’s first farm-gate cannabis retail facility. Housed within a newly constructed seven-thousand square foot building on WLFN IR#6, Sugar Cane Cannabis will feature state of the art micro-cultivation facilities and a boutique retail outlet stocked with Sugar Cane Cannabis’ own high quality craft cannabis. The gallery within the Sugar Cane Cannabis retail area will allow visitors a glimpse into one of the facility’s five grow rooms and to observe our cutting-edge, energy efficient cultivation process.
Just moments away from biking and hiking trails, the Coyote Rock Golf Course, and downtown Williams Lake, you have access to the perfect combination of convenience and nature. Phase 1 of this beautiful 28 lot development is now being sold. Stunning lake and valley views give you an Okanagan living feeling, right here in the Cariboo. Residential and commercial lots available.
Located only minutes from the City of Williams Lake, Coyote Rock Golf Course features a 9 hole masters length course, complete with a driving range and a fully stocked pro shop.
Located in the British Columbia Interior, this Indigenous owned campsite is situated just off Highway 97 on the Williams Lake Indian Reserve #1. Just across the highway from the campsite is the world famous Pioneer Log Homes construction site where the "Timber Kings" and the new "Carver Kings" TV series were filmed. Chief Will-Yum campsite is also situated less than a kilometer from the Coyote Rock Golf course and has a gas/diesel station with convenience store close by.
The Chief William Heritage Site and RV Park are located on Highway 97, 5 minutes south of the City of Williams Lake. The RV Park has 32 serviced sites. The Heritage site includes a pow wow arbor and large replica pit house. The pow-wow arbor has the capacity to seat over 1,000 people. This structure was 100% built by WLFN members and enables the Nation to host the Annual Community Chief William Fathers Day Pow. The Annual Cariboo Contest Pow Wow is is held annually from August 19 to 21. (Pow Pow events are currently postponed during COVID-19)