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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits 10 Downing Street to meet with British Prime Minister Liz Truss in London on Sunday, September 18, 2022, ahead of the funeral service for the late Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday Sept. 8, 2022, after 70 years on the throne. She was 96. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Trudeau meets with UK prime minister, other world leaders ahead of queen’s funeral

PM brushed off question around reconsidering Canada’s ties to the monarchy

(The Canadian Press)

B.C. VOTES 2020 MAP: Provincial election results, riding by riding

B.C. likely won’t know which party – NDP, Liberals or Greens – will be leading the province for weeks

Free transit in Quesnel on election day

Free transit in Quesnel on election day

There is free transit on all routes for Monday, Oct. 21

  • Oct 19, 2019
Free transit in Quesnel on election day
Left to right: Jing Lan Yang, Heather Sapergia, Tracy Calogheros, Mackenzie Kerr and Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Cariboo-Prince George candidates give take on drugs, crime

Answers revolved around affordable housing and getting to the root cause of the problem

Left to right: Jing Lan Yang, Heather Sapergia, Tracy Calogheros, Mackenzie Kerr and Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo
From left to right: PPC’s Jing Lan Yang, NDP’s Heather Sapergia, Liberal Tracy Calogheros, Green Party’s Mackenzie Kerr and Conservative Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Cariboo-Prince George candidates address forestry at Quesnel forum

Five candidates were asked 12 questions about everything from climate change to drug addiction

From left to right: PPC’s Jing Lan Yang, NDP’s Heather Sapergia, Liberal Tracy Calogheros, Green Party’s Mackenzie Kerr and Conservative Todd Doherty. Ronan O’Doherty photo
The election results are in for the Cariboo Regional District with several new faces on the board. Greg Sabatino photo

Several new directors elected on CRD board

Seven new board members, five acclaimed

The election results are in for the Cariboo Regional District with several new faces on the board. Greg Sabatino photo
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Preliminary School District 28 trustee results are in

Roland Sawatsky defeated in unofficial results, with seven remaining candidates elected

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Wells election results are in

Wells election results are in

Preliminary results have Gabe Fourchalk winning the mayoral race

Wells election results are in
The Observer catches up with some city council candidates

The Observer catches up with some city council candidates

Laurey-Anne Roodenburg, Fritz Wyssen, and Ron Paull all spoke with the Observer

The Observer catches up with some city council candidates
Quesnel vote count still very low

Quesnel vote count still very low

Less than 20 per cent of eligible voters have cast their ballot as of 6:30 p.m.

Quesnel vote count still very low
Election signs line a hill in West Quesnel. Melanie Law photo

What’s important to you this election? Locals weigh in

The Observer talks to Quesnel and CRD residents as they head to the polls

Election signs line a hill in West Quesnel. Melanie Law photo
1,201 of 7,484 eligible voters have cast ballots so far in Quesnel election

1,201 of 7,484 eligible voters have cast ballots so far in Quesnel election

Number represents 16% of eligible voters, with just over 3 hours to go until polling stations close

1,201 of 7,484 eligible voters have cast ballots so far in Quesnel election
9% of eligible voters in the City of Quesnel have now cast ballots
9% of eligible voters in the City of Quesnel have now cast ballots
Quesnel City Hall. Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel

270 ballots cast so far in City of Quesnel election

Locals can vote for up to 6 councillors and 7 school trustees, plus the Public Works Referendum

Quesnel City Hall. Photo courtesy of City of Quesnel
Election signs near Moffat Bridge in Quesnel. Melanie Law photo

The Observer asks: What issues are important to you for the municipal election?

Locals weigh in on Quesnel’s future as election day kicks off

Election signs near Moffat Bridge in Quesnel. Melanie Law photo
ELECTION DAY: polls are now closed

ELECTION DAY: polls are now closed

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
ELECTION DAY: polls are now closed
A handy guide to the local election: municipal, CRD and SD28

A handy guide to the local election: municipal, CRD and SD28

How and where to vote locally, plus links to candidate profiles and information on referendums

A handy guide to the local election: municipal, CRD and SD28
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BC Transit offering free rides on election day

BC Transit partners with City to encourage locals to get out and vote Oct. 20

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Central Mountain Air passengers disembarking at Quesnel Airport. Ronan O’Doherty photo
Central Mountain Air passengers disembarking at Quesnel Airport. Ronan O’Doherty photo