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‘These types of messages are literally killing people’: Seasons House director reacts to Quesnel rally

Melanie MacDonald says policing increases are important, but so are detox, housing and supports

Cariboo Fire Centre experiencing little fire activity at this time

There’ve been 48 fires in the Cariboo Fire Centre since April 1, according to the latest newsletter

CSUN advocates for safe supply, decriminalization, less stigma during overdose awareness event

Coalition of Substance Users of the North’s event in Quesnel included mock overdose prevention site

DFO releases drone footage of work at Big Bar landslide site
Scheer talks tax cuts, Singh talks Quebec, Trudeau talks tennis
Singh name-checks Trump, Scheer on defensive on Day 4 of campaign
Mounties charge one of their own under national secrets law

Quesnel council placing limit on cannabis retail store applications

Councillors have decided to cap the number of stores at the five that are currently in progress

How is the city making Quesnel safer?

Council provides update after citizens raise concerns about crime at rally in front of City Hall

Quesnel’s new carbon review co-ordinator excited to come up with local action plan to reduce emissions

Kyle Aben hopes to have the plan for GHG emission reduction projects completed by Feb. 1, 2020

In memory of all those who have lost their lives to overdose

Wild Women of the North Society hosts International Overdose Awareness Day event in Quesnel

B.C. conference looks at how First Nations can be involved in cannabis industry

Some First Nations are dead set against it, while some see economic growth opportunities

‘We provide someone to talk to, and that’s important’

CSUN celebrated the opening of its West Quesnel office during International Overdose Awareness Day

City of Quesnel receives Canadian Rangers flag

Master Cpl. Paul Nichols presented the gift on behalf of Lt.-Col. Russ Meades, Commanding Officer of 4CRPG

‘It is definitely filtering out [that] way’: Kersley resident creates new crime watch group

Jo-Anne Rea says she created Kersley Crime Watch to report suspicious activity, help reduce crime

Quesnel Tillicum Society hosts 16th annual awareness walk for FASD Sept. 9

Bell ringing will take place at 9:09 a.m. to represent nine months of pregnancy

Coalition of Substance Users of the North celebrating opening of new office Aug. 31

The office in West Quesnel will offer many services, including peer support and naloxone training

RCMP continue to investigate Wednesday’s body recovery from Fraser River

The body was discovered by a fisherman and reported to the RCMP

CSUN hosting International Overdose Awareness Day event in Quesnel Aug. 31

The Wild Women of the North Society is hosting an awareness event Aug. 31 as well

‘We want to feel safe in our community again’

About 150 people gather at Quesnel in Action rally to express concerns about crime in the community

Cariboo Regional District adopts bylaws allowing non-medical cannabis production

All types of federally-licensed cannabis production facilities are allowed in heavy industrial zones

BREAKING: RCMP recover body from Fraser River near Sheep Creek Bridge

Police have been searching the river since an incident at the Rudy Johnson Bridge on Aug. 9

Two arrested in Quesnel after fleeing from police in Williams Lake

“When police attempted to stop the vehicle, the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed”