COUNCIL’S COMMENTS ON ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT CONCERNING RECREATIONAL CANNABIS The Regular Council meeting of April 11, 2018 was attended by a record number of members of the public. While most people were patient and respectful, Council was forced to adjourn the meeting when one person was disruptive and refused to leave the meeting when asked [...]
The Northern Development Initiative Trust released its 2017 State of the North report on January 9, 2018. The report gives readers and a snapshot on the health of industries in Northern British Columbia. Click on the following link to view the report: https://www.northerndevelopment.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/NDIT-SoTN-Report-Final.pdf
The Chairs of the Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA) met recently with new provincial government ministers, MLAs and senior staff to begin discussions regarding revenue sharing for the Northwest. Watch the video below to hear how the meetings went:
Firefighter Recruit Fall Intake training begins soon. Applications for Recruit Firefighters can be picked up at the Fire Hall or District Office.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We are pleased that the District of Fort St. James is featured in the latest issue of Canadian Business Journal. Please take a look.
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 [...]
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 [...]