• Wind warning issued for today


    Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Haida Gwaii, with strong winds expected later this afternoon.
    "The remains of Tropical Storm Ana will move towards the BC Coast later today and tonight. Consequently, southeast winds will increase

  • New charges discourage recycling, says business owner


    A Queen Charlotte business owner says she has stopped recycling because it costs too much money.
    Jackie Wilson of Charlisle Clothiers told the Observer she was a dedicated recycler until the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District started charging

  • No election in Queen Charlotte


    There will be no municipal election in Queen Charlotte this year, after one of the candidates withdrew her name earlier this week.
    Jennifer Dysart’s withdrawal left just four candidates, exactly the number needed to fill the four seats that are avai

  • School board considers student trustees


    The school board is exploring the idea of adding a couple of student trustees to its table to offer a student perspective on educational issues.
    Superintendent Angus Wilson said some other school boards, like Vancouver, have student trustee position

  • Queen Charlotte LNG resolution passes


    The Union of BC Municipalities passed a resolution proposed by the Village of Queen Charlotte that aims to encourage extensive planning and dialogue regarding liquid natural gas development in British Columbia.
    “When a resolution passes, it’s a dire

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  • The candidates speak


    Masset's byelection for councillor is on Saturday.
    The Observer asked each candidate to submit an article and a photo, to give voters a glimpse of what they have to offer the village.
    Both responded. We print here the candidates in their own wo