WFC Construction Update

Construction Update:

The roof air and vapour barrier is complete and the first layer of torch-on roof membrane is 70 per cent complete.   The insulated metal panels are completed on three sides of the building with 60 per cent of the east wall complete.  Doors are in the process of being installed on the building exterior and a number of doors, including the overhead doors, have been installed.  Full enclosure of the building is expected within the next week.

 Block work in the building is now complete.  Handrail and change room accessory installation is in progress.  Electrical, plumbing and mechanical installation continues.  The refrigeration contractor is expected to be on site next week.

 Schedule and Budget:

The project continues to be on schedule for completion by September 2017 and on budget for $20.6 million. The North Cariboo Arena Replacement Project is a joint initiative of the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and City of Quesnel under the CRD’s North Cariboo Recreation and Parks function.


The Seat Sale and Mural Sale continue. If you haven’t sponsored a seat or made a donation to the project, contact Alex by email at:

 Grand Opening:

A date has been set for the official opening of the West Fraser Centre.  Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 16, 2017.  Planning for the event will begin soon.