Coralee Oakes

OPINION: Investing in health and seniors care

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes on health and seniors care investments.

COLUMNS: Investing in jobs

In B.C. over 140 rural communities depend on the natural resource sector for jobs and economic opportunities.

COLUMNS: Investing in tourism

I have long been a passionate advocate for tourism in our region.

COLUMNS: Chamber week in B.C.

Every day across our province, local chambers of commerce and boards of trade work hard to represent and support their member businesses.

COLUMNS: Supporting small business

Here in the Cariboo, many of our rural communities have been built upon thriving resource sector economies.

COLUMNS: A balanced approach to resource development

They say the key to life is balance. Here in the Cariboo, we see the need for balance everywhere.

COLUMNS: May your Christmas be merry and bright

A lot of effort goes into making Christmas merry and bright.

MLA COLUMN: Experience the Christmas spirit

The North Cariboo is home to a holiday treasure: Barkerville Historic Town and Park’s Old-Fashioned Victorian Christmas.

Engaging with Cariboo North

One of the best parts of my job as your MLA is the time I get to spend engaging with you, my constituents, in your communities.

COLUMNS: A time to remember

“In Flanders fields the poppies blow…” We learn these familiar lines of Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae’s famous poem.

COLUMNS: Support Small Business Month

Throughout October, communities across B.C. have been celebrating Small Business Month.

Columns: Time to thank firefighters

Our protective services personnel routinely place themselves in danger for the sake of helping others

Columns: Every child matters

Celebrate Organge Shirt Day on Sept. 30 in Boitanio Park.

Column: New resource to support Aboriginal entrepreneurs

The enterprising spirit of British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples dates back centuries, and is still alive and well across our province.

Back to school

It’s a busy time for families, with the new school year just around the corner!

Column: Supporting farm families

Summertime activities on our local farms and ranches are in full swing.

Column: Williams Lake sporting success

While my last column looked at our vibrant local arts scene, we can’t forget that Williams Lake is a hotbed of sporting activity.

Supporting vibrant art scene

We’re so lucky to have so many talented artists and performers here in Williams Lake and throughout the Cariboo.

Column: Celebrating 90 years of memories

I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for the rodeo.

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes joins recent BC Chamber Fellow Award recipient and longtime chamber member Ken Wilson at the Multicultural Gathering of Nations held June 11-12 at the Chief Will-Yum Powwow Arbour.

Column: Local chamber important

Small businesses are the heart and soul of our provincial and local economies.

Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes joins recent BC Chamber Fellow Award recipient and longtime chamber member Ken Wilson at the Multicultural Gathering of Nations held June 11-12 at the Chief Will-Yum Powwow Arbour.