Talk:Quesnel, British Columbia

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Is it possible for someone to enter the timezone here? I am finding it listed (on the net) as Mountain and as Pacific. Thanks...--Doc0tis 21:13, 17 January 2006 (UTC)

  • Done! It's definitely in the Pacific. It's nowhere near the Alberta border, which is the dividing line (mostly). Kickstart70 21:25, 19 January 2006 (UTC)

It seems as though the second paragraph was written by a seven year old I do recall this having more information before...Has someone gone edit-happy?

Okay, I'm deleting that second paragraph. It serves no purpose... and Quesnel ain't that great. :P--outsidethewall 22:50, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

Quesnel is known for having a "very competetive rivalry" with William's Lake? I lived there for 18 years and I don't remember being known for that at all. Rosencrantz1 20:22, 4 May 2007 (UTC)

Infoblock problems[edit]

Can anyone see why the mayor's name doesn't appear, even though it's in the code? --Kickstart70-T-C 22:16, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

Home to 8 different factories, including a medium density fiber plant, plywood plant and two pulp mills, it produces enough income to support more than 27,000 citizens. I think a citation is needed for this statement. DragnFlye 16:41, 19 August 2007 (UTC)DragnFlye

Well, considering that 27,000+ people live in the area, and Quesnel is not known for a massive famine, I would assume that industry in the area is enough to support those people. However, I agree it's poorly worded. -Kickstart70-T-C 04:16, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Claims 8 wood-based factories, but is that true?[edit]

I know of the following:

  • Cariboo Pulp & Paper
  • Quesnel Plywood
  • Northstar Lumber
  • Quesnel River Pulp
  • Westpine Plywood
  • West Fraser MDF
  • West Fraser Sawmill
  • A Tolko Sawmill
  • A Canfor Sawmill
  • A furniture manufacturing plant on the old Hixon highway at HWY97

...any others? --Kickstart70-T-C 04:23, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

C&C Wood products, and the Pinnacle Pellet plant as well. Also West Fraser has a planer mill which could potentially be counted as separate from the sawmill. There are several smaller mills whose names escape me (I seem to remember an "Interior Lathing" but I couldn't be certain. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 11:03, 5 November 2007 (UTC)


I noted teh IPA is pronounced /kwəˈnɛl/ and while that's certainly used, another subtly different way to say it is pronounced /kwɛˈnɛl/. For those who don't read IPA, that's roughly Kwah-NEL or Kwuh-NEL in the first case vs. Kweh-NEL in the second. I realize there's locals working on this page; say the city-name to yourself a few times and let us know....I'm from the Lower Mainland and tend to say it "Kweh-NEL" though in truth maybe the real sound is somewhere beween Kweh and Kwah....Skookum1 (talk) 14:07, 12 June 2009 (UTC)