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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|Recent News|0 Comments

Efforts of Fort St. James and Northern Health Bring Results in Physician Recruitment

A targeted campaign which began in February to bring much-needed physicians to Fort St.James has garnered results, with the recent signing of 3 physicians to service the community and surrounding area of nearly 5000. The community would like to extend a huge thank you to Dr. Paul Stent, who has managed as the sole physician [...]

By | 2013-03-21T11:48:28+00:00 July 24th, 2012|Recent News|0 Comments

Mayors Sign Mutual Aid Agreement

Regardless of the size of a jurisdiction there may be times when the jurisdiction might require additional resources. A large fire or other emergency can quickly exhaust the resources of any single jurisdiction. Large fires may require additional manpower, equipment and supplies. On June 6, 2012, the mayors from Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake and Fort St. [...]

By | 2012-06-28T13:37:45+00:00 June 27th, 2012|Recent News|0 Comments

Fort St. James and Mackenzie mayors meet to discuss common issues

Mayor Rob MacDougall of the District of Fort St. James  and Mayor Stephanie Killam of the District of Mackenzie met on June 8, 2012 in Prince George.  Up for discussion were issues concerning Mount Milligan Mine's environmental assessment amendment, the condition of the Fort St. James-Mackenzie connector road and potential benefits and detriments to our [...]

By | 2012-06-28T15:18:24+00:00 June 13th, 2012|Recent News|0 Comments

“My Fort St. James” Video Project

"My Fort St. James Video Project” was a partnership with the District of Fort St. James and Fort St. James Secondary School. On May 27, 2012, there was a gala screening where 10 groups of students screened short videos that they made, with the theme of “My Fort St. James”.   Through the project students had [...]

By | 2012-06-05T14:21:29+00:00 June 5th, 2012|Recent News|0 Comments