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Business Walk

The District of Fort St James is excited to be participating in our first ever Business Walk! Business Walks are a business retention program that aims to survey as many businesses in the community as possible. The Walk will take place July 6th from 9:30 to 12:30 and will be coordinated through the District, the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Forestry, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Community Foundation Growing The Community

The District of Fort St. James is happy to announce that the Fort St. James Community Foundation has recently reached a balance of $243,000. The District is excited to partner with the Foundation by having provided $25,000 in matching grants since 2013. The community groups that have benefited from Community Foundation funding this year were: Tl'azt'en [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Forestry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mayor and Council Tour Fort Green Energy Construction

On Friday May 22, Mayor Rob MacDougall and Councillors from the District of Fort St. James has the opportunity to tour the Fort Green Energy construction site.  At the site they were greeted by members of the Construction Team: Jon E. Lidwall (Iberdrola Construction Manager), Sherry Earles (Iberdrola Safety Officer), Antonia Salinas (Iberdrola Safety Manager), [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 May 25th, 2015|Forestry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fort St. James Signs Historic Protocol With Nak’azdli First Nation

On Sept. 15, 2014 Mayor and Council signed a Protocol Agreement with the Nak'azdli First Nation, outlining mutual respect between communities, acknowledgement of Nak'azdli Traditional Territory, and a quarterly meeting schedule between the two local governments.  To celebrate the historic agreement, a Block Party event was held on Kwah Rd, a road which outlines the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Forestry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WinterFest & Caledonia Classic

February 28 - March 9, 2014 Inspired by the inclusivity of the Dog Mushing world, this year’s Caledonia Classic Sled Dog Races will fall into the dates of a larger winter festival featuring a week of events and activities throughout the town of Fort St. James that support arts, culture, tradition and recreation. The District of [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Forestry, Uncategorized|2 Comments

LOVE Fort St. James!

Local businesses in Fort St. James will receive an extra boost in the coming months as part of a “Love Fort St. James” buy local campaign piloted by Northern Development Initiative Trust.  The project will celebrate home grown businesses and their contributions to the local economy, while encouraging citizens to consider the wide variety of [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Forestry, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Master Trails Plan

The District of Fort St. James has retained 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, and [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:35+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Forestry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community Revitalization Tax Exemption

The District of Fort St. James Mayor & Council recently approved a tax exemption program for commercial and light industrial infrastructure improvements.  This program follows close on the heels of the successful "Industrial Tax Exemption" program which saw $30 Million in upgrades completed at a local sawmill. Under the newly extended program, commercial and light [...]

By | 2013-03-21T11:49:43+00:00 October 10th, 2012|Forestry|0 Comments