This is the perfect time of year to plan your summer vacation. If you're anything like me, then you're probably longing for a tropical adventure in Thailand, to swim in those crystal clear seas or to paddle board with your BFFs in Bali.
Well, save your money because you can officially have that "dream vacation" right here in our backyard. There's a sublime lake hidden away in BC that will fulfill all of your vacation fantasies.
Johnson Lake is located just north of Kamloops. It is the perfect place to relax, swim, sunbath, paddleboard and vacation with your friends. I'm not joking when I say that this lake literally has the most beautiful crystal clear waters that I've ever seen.
You can rent cabins and campsites at the Johnson Lake Resort. They offer kayaks, paddleboards and more! This serene oasis remained secluded for many years, until recently when travellers discovered it. Johnson Lake is definitely one of BC's best-hidden gems!
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Some of the highest case rates were recorded in the following regions: Nisga'a, Upper Skeena, Prince Rupert, the Vancouver Coastal Health Region, Howe Sound, and some small parts of the Fraser Health Region including Surrey and Abbotsford.
The map represents cases from January 2020 to April 2021 and it also shows the number of reported COVID-19 cases in each health area.
While case counts are always changing, case rates show a more holistic representation of the volume of cases in relation to the population of a certain area
The realtors of Selling Sunset may want to consider expanding their listings further up the west coast to take on this incredible B.C. mansion. Perched cliffside in a gated community of West Vancouver, this home has stunning, unobstructed views of Howe Sound.
This $19.8 million home has it all, from top-notch oceanfront vistas in the middle of B.C.'s outdoors to a resort-level swimming pool and truly luxurious patios.
If you're looking for a new work opportunity, there are over 2,000 Amazon jobs in B.C. opening up this year as a result of a new expansion across the province.
According to a press release by Amazon Canada, there will be five new sites in British Columbia including an "advanced robotics fulfillment centre" in Vancouver, a sorting centre in Langley, and delivery stations in Langley, Pitt Meadows, and Delta.
The thousands of new jobs are safe, offer competitive pay, and come with "industry-leading benefits and career growth opportunities starting on day one," says the release.
"Our new facilities will help us meet our customers' growing demand for great products and faster delivery times while also expanding the service and support we can provide to the thousands of local small businesses selling their products on Amazon," said Sumegha Kumar, director of Canadian customer fulfillment operations at Amazon Canada.
Huge companies like Google, Microsoft, and Amazon often have job openings around Canada, so if you're looking to hop on a new career path, you may want to keep an eye on those job boards.