Cariboo Regional District

Hours at the Quesnel and District Arts and Recreation Centre might be reduced, as the Cariboo Regional District and City of Quesnel look to save money during COVID-19. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer File Photo)

Quesnel taxes increase, services drop in sample 2021 recreation budget

Officials struggle with low reserves and COVID-19, suggesting a four-per-cent tax increase


Cariboo Regional District launches alternative approval process for Maple Drive streetlights

The CRD hopes to install 23 streetlights to increase safety on the road


CRD wants more time for input on province’s rural slaughter modernization policy changes

During the regular meeting Oct. 2, directors said the Oct. 19 deadline didn’t give them enough time


CRD directors approve policy for disposal of aged fire apparatus

“Retaining the apparatus only imposes increased costs on the departments”

Regional District now responsible for all ALR land exclusions

Agricultural Land Commissions says landowners can not make applications for exclusion after Sept. 30

Volunteer fire chiefs overwhelmed, in ‘non-compliance’

Review found volunteer chiefs either don’t understand or are ignoring administrative roles.

Cariboo Regional District offices set to reopen in Quesnel sometime next week

CRD libraries will remain closed to the public

  • Jul 23, 2020

New wheelchair accessible trails on the way in South Cariboo

The three chosen locations are in Forest Grove, the Mountain Spruce Community Park and the Valentine Lake recreation site

Cariboo Chilcotin needs 1,835 new workers over the next five years, says study

A lack of housing and childcare are major obstacles to prospective residents

  • May 21, 2020

Cariboo Regional District’s Community Liaison Program bringing local knowledge into emergency operations

Co-ordinator Stephanie Masun hopes residents will provide input to improve emergency communications

Flooding prompts evacuation order for one Forglen Road property

The Cariboo Regional District issues the order for the McLeese Lake property Sunday, April 26

UPDATE: Cariboo Regional District evacuates another Milburn Lake Road property due to flooding

The CRD is also advising ranchers and farmers to prepare for flooding

UPDATE: Evacuation alert expanded for Knickerbocker-Wells Road area

The Cariboo Regional District issued the initial alert Thursday, April 23 due to a landslide

Four Cariboo Regional District volunteer fire departments receive new fire trucks

Kersley is one of the departments that recently replaced an aging engine

Barlow Creek fire truck alternate approval process ends March 2

The Cariboo Regional District needs to replace an aging fire engine

Cariboo Regional District hears about 63 forestry projects in region

The executive director of the Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. provided an update Feb. 13