Community

Quesnel family pinning autism awareness onto community

Laura and Matthew Hender have sold thousands of autism awareness pins over the past eight years

COVID-19: Caring for your mental health during a global pandemic

Canadian Mental Health Association Quesnel offers advice, resources to deal with anxiety and stress

A grateful community

Another community convoy to thank health care workers is planned for April 5

  • Apr 4, 2020

COVID-19: Quesnel’s Billy Barker Days Festival will happen but may be delayed and look different

‘It will be something different than it has been in other years,’ say organizers

COVID-19: Signs of the times

Hearts for frontline workers and social distancing reminders around Quesnel

  • Apr 1, 2020

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

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Barkerville Brewing Co. International Women's Day collaboration brew 2020
Barkerville Family Day 2020
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Rotary Club of Quesnel supports the community

Rotary recently donated $3,500 in grants

  • Mar 31, 2020

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Pandemic protection in downtown Quesnel

Billy Barker wears a face mask atop the Billy Barker Casino Hotel

  • Mar 27, 2020

Half-price adoption fees at BC SPCA Quesnel Branch until March 27

Due to COVID-19, anyone interested in adopting is asked to first submit an online application

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

This and that for Quesnel seniors: the virus

Ginnie Dunn Webb offers advice for getting your exercise, prescription deliveries and at-home projects

  • Mar 23, 2020

UNBC students participate in Social Work Week and Quesnel Homeless Count

Fourth-year students organized a lunch with Quesnel social workers with the theme Superheroes

  • Mar 23, 2020

Quesnel Bikers wrapping up nearly-six-month Good Neighbour Tour – S. Korea and SE Asia

Chris and Heather Hartridge have cycled more than 4,500 kilometres in five countries

  • Mar 22, 2020

Funds raised in Quesnel made two new seizure beds a reality

Natasha Wasmuth’s epilepsyQuesnel initiative has helped open two beds at Vancouver General Hospital

  • Mar 20, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

PHOTOS: Quesnel’s Pace and Pint provides for the puppies

The sixth annual St. Patrick’s Day Pace and Pint 5K sold out at 120 participants

  • Mar 17, 2020

Quesnel’s Progressive Agriculture Safety Day proceeding as planned, with additional COVID-19 precautions

The May 16 event will be capped at 75 participants and will include a “no handshake policy”

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions