Welcome to Fort St James, British Columbia. Discover your history. Come to work. Come to play. Fort St James welcomes you!
Founded by Simon Fraser in 1806 on the shores of beautiful Stuart Lake, Fort St. James is the gateway to a chain of rivers and lakes that traverse 400 kilometres of central British Columbia. The population of the Fort St. James area, including the municipality itself, rural areas and First Nations, is approximately 4,500 people. There is an established forest industry, … [read more ... ]
The District of Fort St. James proposes to retain a qualified consultant to prepare a comprehensive Trails Master Plan that supports active modes of transportation. Important goals of the plan are to foster the usage of active transportation while providing for population and industry growth, the development of a high quality of life for residents, [...]
As a result of funding from the federal government, the District of Fort St. James has been able to further protect the safety and health of its citizens during emergencies and disasters. For more information visit https://fortstjames.civicweb.net/Documents/DocumentList.aspx?ID=15816
Every year Fort St. James residents participate in the National Pitch-In Week Campaign, except instead of just one week, Fort St. James promotes events for two weeks! Pitch-In Weeks is a multi-faceted approach to “litter” and overall proper waste management practices. These practices include personal responsibility, community sustainability and beautification. Through the use of education, [...]