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Fort St. James Fire Department Looking for Recruits

Volunteer firefighting is one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. The skills you learn as a volunteer firefighter are invaluable. Volunteering is one of the best ways to make a personal difference while have a positive impact upon the lives of those people living around you. Your community needs more volunteer firefighters. We [...]

By | 2018-01-31T10:14:53+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council’s Corner-2017 Year in Review

Year in Review The District of Fort St. James had a busy year in 2017 with lots of projects and programs taking place. Council was able to support the community with $12,000 in Grants in Aid. These grants went to diverse community groups and individuals pursuing a diverse number of opportunities. Grants ranged from $100 [...]

By | 2018-01-26T14:28:48+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Changes to Family Skating

Family Skate (all children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult) Fridays 6:00-6:45 Sundays 5:30-6:15 Teen Skate (Teens 12-16 with valid student ID do not need to be accompanied by an adult. Children 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult) Fridays 6:45-7:30 Sundays 6:15-7:00

By | 2017-12-07T16:21:40+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council Corner- October

October 18th, 2017 Quarterly Update Council enjoyed a warm sunny summer filled with meetings and prep work ahead of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) conference in Vancouver. The conference took place at the end of September. Council held meetings with the different forestry companies operating in our area including Conifex, Sinclar, Dunkley, Canfor [...]

By | 2017-10-18T09:15:01+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job Opportunity

The District of Fort St. James invites applications for the position of Grant Writer. The Grant Writer will research and prepare funding applications for projects beneficial to the District and the community of Fort St. James. Part-time term position, 14 hours/week. Wage dependent upon experience. Term December 1 2017 to December 30, 2018. Interested individuals [...]

By | 2017-10-12T15:19:57+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council Update

Council for the District of Fort St. James had the pleasure of meeting with Sonia Furstenau, MLA for Cowichan Valley on July 26th. Ms. Furstenau is the first Green Party MLA to visit Fort St. James. Ms. Furstenau was travelling along Highway 16 with her family, she took this opportunity to meet with mayor’s and [...]

By | 2017-08-21T15:40:30+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|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+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments