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State of the North Report

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:

By |2018-03-21T11:30:59-07:00March 21st, 2018|Recent News, Recent News|0 Comments

Stay Out of the Dog House

Be a responsible pet owner and learn the rules. Leash pets in public areas, provide adequate shelter and water, keep pets confined to property and make sure to clean up after your pets. Full Bylaw is available at

By |2017-08-21T11:12:43-07:00August 18th, 2017|Recent News|0 Comments

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 |2017-05-16T13:56:06-07:00May 16th, 2017|Recent News, Recent News|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 |2017-05-12T13:47:33-07:00May 12th, 2017|Recent News, Recent News|0 Comments

Council’s Corner April Update

Council jumped right into the New Year with budget deliberations, a community forum held February 7th, new bylaws and new policies. Council is excited to announce that in January they passed a resolution on the right to a healthy environment. This declaration is part of the national Blue Dot movement sponsored by the David Suzuki [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:47:33-07:00May 11th, 2017|Recent News, Recent News|0 Comments

Council’s Corner- Year In Review

The District of Fort St. James had a busy year in 2016 with lots of exciting projects and programs taking place. Council was able to support the community with $15,000 in Grants in Aid. These grants went to diverse community groups and individuals pursuing exciting opportunities around the world. Grants ranged from $100 to $5,000. [...]

By |2017-05-12T13:47:33-07:00February 8th, 2017|Recent News, Recent News|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 |2017-05-12T13:47:33-07:00December 13th, 2016|Recent News, Recent News|0 Comments
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