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Cariboo

Cariboo

About

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The Cariboo region is in the heart of British Columbia, with magnificent mountain and forest settings and a history of resource industry success. Prince George is the hub of this vast region and the entire northern half of the province.

Lifestyle

  • Outdoor recreational opportunities abound, from hiking, boating and fishing to skiing and snowmobiling.
  • Forestry, mining and related processing are at the centre of the economy, along with Prince George’s thriving service sector.

Key Cities

Prince George, Quesnel, Williams Lake, Mackenzie, Fort St. James, 100 Mile House

Outlook

By 2025, this region will have:

26,400

expected jobs in total

13 %

from economic growth

87 %

from replacing retiring workers