Local Business

CNC Quesnel’s new power engineering facility expected to be ready for 2020 programs

The college is waiting for a part for the boiler, which is being manufactured in Italy

Long Table shortlisted for FedEx Small Business Grant

Quesnel grocer was among 75 applicants chosen from 2,000 acrosss Canada

Blackbird & Co. Mercantile focuses on local, ethical products

New downtown store also offers a coffee and dessert bar

New face, old trade

Tom Brooks has bought BC Shoe Repair in Quesnel after two years of training under the former owner

Gardening FAQs with Richbar Golf and Gardens

Tips on raspberries, spuds and asparagus

  • May 11, 2019

Quesnel’s Chemo RV off to good start in new building

Chemo RV celebrated the Grand Opening of its new showroom May 4

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YVR president announces hike in airport improvement fee
Alberta politicians disappointed over court ruling on Trans Mountain pipeline
Dog owners, vets concerned after some dog foods possibly linked to heart problems
Alberta to hold $2.5M inquiry into funding for oil and gas opponents

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

West Fraser Timber Company AGM in Quesnel highlighted challenges and successes

Incoming CEO Ray Ferris discussed challenges faced in tough 2018

Cariboo communities see slight increase or decrease in 2019 real estate sales

BC Northern Real Estate Board released its quarterly report for 2019

Quesnel Lake Fishing BC video catching thousands of views

Since its release on March 25 44,000 people have watched it

Trades Day at West Fraser saw mill opens student eyes to career possibilities

COFI and West Fraser put on the one-day event for 15 Quesnel students

Quesnel’s Long Table Grocery shortlisted for Small Business BC Award

Long Table is one of the top five finalists in the Best Community Impact category

  • Feb 20, 2019

Heavy D’s BBQ is opening in Quesnel

Heavy D’s owner talks moving to Quesnel, sourcing his ingredients locally

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Unist’ot’en dispute claims traps were set after injunction gives pipeline workers access.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Over $650,00 given to rural communities thanks to Rural Dividends

Five communities, including Williams Lake, are receiving $10,000 for project grants

Quality Inn owners overcame many challenges to arrive in Quesnel

Simon and Suki Yi immigrated to Canada from South Korea, facing language and culture barriers

  • Jan 9, 2019

Quesnel-area producers hear about effects of increasing global demand for beef

Brian Perillat of Canfax Marketing shared some of the positives and negatives in the cattle market

  • Dec 3, 2018

Kersley cheese-maker brings unique products to the North Cariboo

La Belle Vallée Fromagerie is the only provincially licensed cheese-making facility in Northern B.C.

  • Nov 26, 2018

Quesnel’s Harry Potter pop-up shop and charity coffee stand

Sharon Winter is a self-described “Potterhead”