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Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance

The Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA) is a group of 21 local governments across the Northwest from Masset to Vanderhoof, committed to achieving a resource revenue sharing agreement for the region through negotiations with the provincial government. Over the past five years more than $13 billion has been spent on major capital projects in the [...]

By | 2017-05-16T13:56:06+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief on the Move

Fire Chief Michael Navratil has tendered his resignation, to pursue other career opportunities.  He will continue to lead the Fort St. James Fire Department until the end of May, and is now actively assisting the municipality with the transition to new leadership. Mr. Navratil began working as Fire Chief in November of 2013.  Since then [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:33+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Official By-Election Results

Judy Greenaway has been declared the elected Councillor in the December 10 by-election. Official results of the by-election were announced at 9:00 a.m. on December 13, 2016. The total votes received were as follows: 71 - Judy Greenaway 45 - Hallan Mtatiro 41 - Bev Playfair 30 - Allan Howell Ms. Greenaway will be sworn [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:33+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Luck Bay Fire Protection Update

PRESS RELEASE May 26, 2016 The Fire Underwriters Survey (FUS) reduced the Luck Bay Fire Protection Area’s status to “unprotected” as of December 15, 2015.  While this may have an impact on home insurance rates for residents in the Luck Bay area, it does not change the Fort St. James Fire Department’s commitment to responding [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Luck Bay Fire Hall Remains Open

Media Release - 29 January 2016 A rumour that the Sowchea/Luck Bay Fire Hall may be closing is not true. The District of Fort St. James and the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako would like to publicly state that there is no plan to close the Sowchea/Luck Bay Fire Hall or to discontinue fire protection services [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fort St. James – Carbon Neutral Since 2013

As a Charter signatory to the Climate Action Charter, the District of Fort St. James has demonstrated its commitment to work with the Province and the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) to take action on climate change and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in its corporate operations and the broader community. We have met the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community Forest Update: Witch Lake Expansion Area

Fort St. James Community Forest has been relatively inactive for a couple of years, as we were awaiting the closure of the Witch Lake expansion process. We have been working with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, BC Timber Sales, Major Licensees, Nak'azdli First Nation and several Keyoh holders to finalize the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 December 10th, 2013|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments