• New charges discourage recycling, says business owner

    2014-10-21

    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

    2014-10-21

    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

    2014-10-21

    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

    2014-10-21

    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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  • Preventing the next Exxon Valdez

    2007-10-29

    Submitted by Margot McMillan, Staff Counsel, West Coast Environmental Law

    Oil spills from tankers are a question of when, not if-this is the unanimous conclusion from several government studies over the last thirty years and was the impetus for