Frequently asked questions
How to get here
Bus - Williams Lake is serviced by Greyhound, with buses arriving 3 times/day. The Greyhound station is close to a number of motels.
Fly - You can fly direct to Williams Lake from Vancouver South Terminal on Pacific Coastal Airlines. Flights start at $115, book 14 days in advance for the best rate. Prince George and Kamloops are a 3 hour bus ride away but offer more options for flights. Check individual airlines (WestJet, Air Canada, etc) for more info.
Pick-up - Please let us know at least 3 days in advance of your arrival to ensure there is someone to meet you at the airport or bus depot. There is no pick up between 10pm 7am please plan accordingly.
Where can I find more info on Employment Standards and regulations for treeplanters?
Where can I find information on WorkSafeBC?
How do I figure out what rights I have as a tree planter?
Tree planting is governed by the same legislation as other forms of employment. As a planter there are several acts, regulations, and codes that apply to you.
A smart tree planter knows what their rights and responsibilities are and what their employer can be expected to provide. Click on the links below to educate yourself!
How can I be sure a potential employer will provide a safe work environment?
When applying to a company have a list of questions to assess how the company manages the comfort and safety of their planters. Ask about their safety program, accident record, type of equipment they use and, supervisor experience.
For more information click here