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Quesnel (pop. 23, 000) offers an ideal balance of community spirit, amenities and recreational opportunities. This picturesque city is located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers in the central interior of beautiful British Columbia. As BC’s North-South corridor, Quesnel is well-connected by road, rail, and air, with daily flights to Vancouver. The local industries include forestry, mining, tourism and agriculture where produce is showcased at the Farmer’s Market.
The community atmosphere promotes family time, personal interests as well as career development. Commute times are short, world-class recreation is available in your backyard, and the community prides itself on its regular family-friendly events.
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Quesnel Health Services provides medical services to Quesnel and surrounding areas. Health care facilities include GR Baker Memorial Hospital, Dunrovin Park Lodge, and the Westside Clinic.
GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a full care hospital with 27 acute beds, 4 ICU beds and 5 crisis stabilization beds. Some services provided the hospital:
Dunrovin Park Lodge is a 91-bed intermediate care residential facility with 19 special care beds. It provides respite services and an adult day program. The Quesnel and area palliative care’s hospice care beds are also located in this facility.
Public Health provides many services to the community. Some of these services include:
The Westside Clinic provides support services for our mental health and addictions community. It has a referral-based day program at a community centre, and also provides counselling, peer support and clinic support.
Activities in and near the city include: