Donna Barnett

COLUMNS: Strengthening care for seniors

Our government is investing $500 million over the next four years as part of an action plan to improve care for seniors.

COLUMNS: Investing in rural development

As the MLA for Cariboo Chilcotin and the Minister of State for Rural Economic Development.

COLUMNS: Spring in the Cariboo-Chilcotin

Spring is just around the corner in the Cariboo-Chilcotin — and it’s being ushered in by its customary telltale signs.

COLUMNS: Be a hometown tourist

When we think about what we value most in life, one of the first things that comes to mind for many of us is family.

COLUMNS: Come join the carnival fun

Here in the Cariboo Chilcotin, we are used to working together to build successful lives for ourselves in the backcountry.

COLUMNS: Keep the volunteer tradition alive

One of the things I love best about the Cariboo Chilcotin is the generosity of its people.

LETTERS: Commitment still as strong as ever on child poverty

I am writing in response to the letter to the editor titled “High child poverty rate in Williams Lake a sign of wealth inequality.”

COLUMNS: Let’s make it a merry Christmas

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s wonderful to see our communities decorated and lit up for the season.

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett (second from right) presents Williams Lake Tribune community editor Gaeil Farrar (from left)

COLUMNS: Have a say on rural education

Do you have ideas about rural education and how the provincial government can better meet the needs of students?

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett (second from right) presents Williams Lake Tribune community editor Gaeil Farrar (from left)

COLUMNS: Great Bear Rainforest lessons

The Cariboo boasts some of the most beautiful backcountry our province has to offer.

COLUMNS: On Nov. 11, say thank you to vets

As Remembrance Day approaches, it is fitting to reflect on the importance of this day as a way we can show our gratitude.

Columns: RDSP awareness month

Saving for the future is one of the key building blocks of financial security.

Columns: Autumn a time to help out

Autumn is harvest time, time for cattle round ups and bonfires, raking leaves and bracing for another winter in the Cariboo and Chilcotin.

Column: New ferry a chance to diversify economy

Tourism businesses in the Cariboo Chilcotin can look forward to a bright future.

Column: Anticipating bustling roads in Williams Lake with start of school year

Another summer in the books and Williams Lake will be again bustling with parents and kids going to and from school.

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett.

OPINION: 4-H success/ back to school

MLA Donna Barnett's column praises 4-H success at the recent show and sale and reminds the public of back-to-school safety.

Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett.


I know everyone joins me in congratulating Williams Lake’s own Kayla Moleschi in her bronze medal in the Women’s Rugby 7s at Olympics.

Column: Investing in our airports and communities

Community and regional airports are vitally important to our rural communities.

Column: Staycation in Williams Lake

Looking for a family vacation or a little getaway, why not a staycation in beautiful Williams Lake!

Column: Practice water safety

Summer has arrived in the Cariboo-Chilcotin and as the temperature rises, residents are heading outdoors to explore our beautiful lakes.