Queen Charlotte

Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw

Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw

The Village of Queen Charlotte gives notice that a Permissive Tax Exemption…

  • Oct 5, 2020

 

Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw

Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw

The Village of Queen Charlotte gives notice that a Permissive Tax Exemption…

  • Sep 28, 2020

 

Queen Charlotte fire chief Larry Duke is pictured outside the completed steel exterior of the new fire hall on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, with construction continuing behind him in the interior of the building. The red spout to the right of Duke is part of a rainwater catchment system that when complete, will reduce their demand on the village drinking water system. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Construction of new Queen Charlotte fire hall reaches ‘key milestone’

Earthquake-proof exterior of new hall completed by Western Canadian Steel

Queen Charlotte fire chief Larry Duke is pictured outside the completed steel exterior of the new fire hall on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, with construction continuing behind him in the interior of the building. The red spout to the right of Duke is part of a rainwater catchment system that when complete, will reduce their demand on the village drinking water system. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Village of Queen Charlotte hosting virtual quiz night

Village of Queen Charlotte hosting virtual quiz night

Register a team before Sept. 3 to put your local and general knowledge to the test

Village of Queen Charlotte hosting virtual quiz night
Twelve-year-old Sandspit resident Ailish Bouwman took home the top prize of $200 in the under 16 category of Haida GwaiIdol on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Ailish Bouwman/Submitted photo)
Twelve-year-old Sandspit resident Ailish Bouwman took home the top prize of $200 in the under 16 category of Haida GwaiIdol on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Ailish Bouwman/Submitted photo)
Haida GwaiIdol 2020 contestant S’ya, who is a mindful belly dancer based in Masset, is pictured in this submitted photo. (shayne gray | photography)

Meet some of the Haida GwaiIdol contestants of 2020

Ailish Bouwman and S’ya among the GwaiIdol contestants set to show their talent on Aug. 20

Haida GwaiIdol 2020 contestant S’ya, who is a mindful belly dancer based in Masset, is pictured in this submitted photo. (shayne gray | photography)
Haida GwaiIdol premiere may include special guest performance

Haida GwaiIdol premiere may include special guest performance

Lineup includes musicians, dancer, comedian and more; One of the judges ‘may do a guest performance’

Haida GwaiIdol premiere may include special guest performance
FILE - The entrance to the recycling depot in Daajing Giids. On Friday, July 17, 2020, the North Coast Regional District board passed a resolution to update its Solid Waste Management Plan and began engaging Haida Gwaii municipalities in discussions about proposed changes. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer file)

Regional district proposes closure of unmonitored recycling bins, new depot for Masset

Proposed updates to Solid Waste Management Plan aim to reduce waste on Haida Gwaii, save money

FILE - The entrance to the recycling depot in Daajing Giids. On Friday, July 17, 2020, the North Coast Regional District board passed a resolution to update its Solid Waste Management Plan and began engaging Haida Gwaii municipalities in discussions about proposed changes. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer file)
All-Islands Protocol Table working to restore Haida place names

All-Islands Protocol Table working to restore Haida place names

Council of the Haida Nation send list of 12 priority names to Geographical Names Office

All-Islands Protocol Table working to restore Haida place names
Greg Martin, president of the Queen Charlotte Heritage Housing Society, is hopeful that construction of the 19-unit Kal Naay, Alder House modular housing project for individuals experiencing homelessness at 135 Oceanview Dr. (pictured) will be able to resume in August. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Reactivation of Queen Charlotte emergency ops expected to solve work permit woes

With reactivation of EOC, mayor says ‘important projects …. can hopefully get moved forward’

Greg Martin, president of the Queen Charlotte Heritage Housing Society, is hopeful that construction of the 19-unit Kal Naay, Alder House modular housing project for individuals experiencing homelessness at 135 Oceanview Dr. (pictured) will be able to resume in August. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. The mid-term resignation of former councillor Devin Rachar was announced at the Village of Queen Charlotte regular council meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020, making him the third councillor on Haida Gwaii to resign in three weeks. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Third councillor in 3 weeks resigns mid-term on Haida Gwaii

Village of Queen Charlotte council announced resignation of Devin Rachar at July 20 meeting

The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. The mid-term resignation of former councillor Devin Rachar was announced at the Village of Queen Charlotte regular council meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020, making him the third councillor on Haida Gwaii to resign in three weeks. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Queen Charlotte RCMP conducted a search warrant at a residence known to police on Wednesday, July 14, 2020 in Skidegate, where they made two arrests and seized $10,000 in cash as well as suspected cocaine. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)

Queen Charlotte RCMP seize suspected cocaine, over $10,000 cash in Skidegate

Police conducted search warrant on July 14; two individuals arrested at the scene

The Queen Charlotte RCMP conducted a search warrant at a residence known to police on Wednesday, July 14, 2020 in Skidegate, where they made two arrests and seized $10,000 in cash as well as suspected cocaine. (Phil McLachlan/Black Press Media)
Artist Betsy Cardell is pictured with some of her work at the “Out of Isolation” outdoor art event that took place on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Artist Betsy Cardell is pictured with some of her work at the “Out of Isolation” outdoor art event that took place on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The new fire hall in Queen Charlotte is starting to take shape, with steel frame construction pictured on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Cost to build Queen Charlotte fire hall jumps almost $150,000

COVID-19 shutdown cost $86,613; contingency of more than $260,00 remains for project

The new fire hall in Queen Charlotte is starting to take shape, with steel frame construction pictured on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
FILE - The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. The mid-term resignation of former councillor Richard Decembrini was announced at the regular meeting on Monday, July 6, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer file)

Councillor resigns mid-term in Queen Charlotte

Richard Decembrini’s resignation announced at regular meeting on July 6

FILE - The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. The mid-term resignation of former councillor Richard Decembrini was announced at the regular meeting on Monday, July 6, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer file)
FILE - The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach is pictured on Dec. 16, 2019 in Agassiz. The coach will be on Haida Gwaii later this month to do breast cancer screenings for B.C. women over the age of 40, the first stop being in Skidegate on Monday, July 20, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Agassiz Harrison Observer file)

BC Cancer mobile mammography coach coming to Haida Gwaii this month

Breast cancer screening appointments still available; clients asked to bring a face mask

FILE - The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach is pictured on Dec. 16, 2019 in Agassiz. The coach will be on Haida Gwaii later this month to do breast cancer screenings for B.C. women over the age of 40, the first stop being in Skidegate on Monday, July 20, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Agassiz Harrison Observer file)
The Village of Queen Charlotte reopened the Haydn Turner Campground (pictured) on Saturday, June 27, 2020, as well as several other municipal amenities. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Village of Queen Charlotte reopened the Haydn Turner Campground (pictured) on Saturday, June 27, 2020, as well as several other municipal amenities. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Haida Gwaii Bike Re-Psych volunteers are pictured working on bicycles with community members in this submitted photo. At the regular Village of Queen Charlotte meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020, council approved a staff recommendation to allow Bike Re-Psych to reopen at the bike shed behind the Queen Charlotte Youth Centre, subject to conditions. (Haida Gwaii Bike Re-Psych/Facebook photo)

Haida Gwaii Bike Re-Psych allowed to reopen behind youth centre, with conditions

Bike society founder ‘happy to comply with the stipulations’ set out by Village of Queen Charlotte

Haida Gwaii Bike Re-Psych volunteers are pictured working on bicycles with community members in this submitted photo. At the regular Village of Queen Charlotte meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020, council approved a staff recommendation to allow Bike Re-Psych to reopen at the bike shed behind the Queen Charlotte Youth Centre, subject to conditions. (Haida Gwaii Bike Re-Psych/Facebook photo)
The Rainmakers of Haida Gwaii band decided to put on a pop-up Hospital Day performance on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Echo Bay Lodge, intended for residents to listen to from a distance. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Rainmakers of Haida Gwaii band decided to put on a pop-up Hospital Day performance on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Echo Bay Lodge, intended for residents to listen to from a distance. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)