Local Business

Barkerville getting back to business

The Historic Town and Park has extended operating hours, altered public programming beginning July 3

City seeking $1.7 million grant to train forestry workers of the future

Project would see creation of training school in Quesnel for single grip harvesters and forwarders.

Business Support Team brings nearly $3.6 million to Quesnel businesses

According to a report 60 per cent of businesses in Quesnel have reopened with normal staffing levels

Rocky Mountaineer delays season until August 30

This is the fourth time the popular luxury train has delayed operations in 2020 due to COVID-19

Kismet Industries: A homegrown success story

Erin Josephy is making her mark in the world of self care products

Quesnel coffee roaster enjoys the challenge

Amelia Hamilton, a forest technician by trade, purchased Moonshine Coffee Roasters two years ago

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New relief fund brings help to small and medium-sized businesses

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund will be administered by Community Futures North Cariboo

City making changes to commercial cardboard drop off at Quesnel landfill

Starting July 6, all commercial cardboard to be weighed, residential cardboard to be banned

Salvation Army Thrift Store in downtown Quesnel permanently closed

The organization hopes to find a new location in south Quesnel and reopen this fall or in early 2021

Downtown Quesnel launches new brand; invites community to ‘Walk, Talk and Shop’ downtown

“I really hope the community loves it like we do,” Donna Jacobson said.

City moving forward with technological upgrades to council chambers

A “rough estimate” of the cost for the project is $120,000

Young entrepreneurs take over local cracker company

Meet Chanelle Sankey and Sara Murray of Hixon Falls Company

Quesnel Farmers’ Market welcomes back non-food vendors

Decision comes as the Province moves forward with phase two of the B.C. Restart Plan

Barkerville set to re-open in phases

Accomodations, shops, restaraunts to open June 18, exhibits and public programming July 3

City pre-approves temporary expanded service areas for all liquor primary and manufacturer establishments

The initiative will support businesses required to be at 50 per cent capacity due to COVID-19

The Quesnel Business Support Team is seeking feedback from local business community

‘What is the biggest challenge facing your business today?’

North Cariboo Shop Local Campaign set to ramp up as businesses gradually reopen

“We got everybody together to get on the same page,” Quesnel Mayor Bob Simpson said.

Mining Month: A celebration of dedication and resiliency

May is Mining Month, as proclaimed by the Province of B.C.

  • May 28, 2020

Northern Development success story: A modern change for a historical store

Barkerville business launches e-commerce site

  • Apr 4, 2020