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Program director Gillian Watt, sponsor Brian Garland and student Liam Dennison, winner of TRU’s 2020 award for ranch business.

If you build it

Ranchers and businesses at Williams Lake get together to set up a college program that’s great for students, and for local industry too

Reading Time: 6 minutes A decade ago, Brian Garland, owner of the Cariboo Auto Group in Williams Lake, B.C., was troubled. Around him were hundreds of ranches, many of them large, successful and thriving. Yet their families had nowhere local to go to study the profession and prepare to continue in their families’ footsteps. Garland’s own parents had met […] Read more