Fort St. James Signs Historic Protocol With Nak’azdli First Nation

On Sept. 15, 2014 Mayor and Council signed a Protocol Agreement with the Nak'azdli First Nation, outlining mutual respect between communities, acknowledgement of Nak'azdli Traditional Territory, and a quarterly meeting schedule between the two local governments.  To celebrate the historic agreement, a Block Party event was held on Kwah Rd, a road which outlines the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WinterFest & Caledonia Classic

February 28 - March 9, 2014 Inspired by the inclusivity of the Dog Mushing world, this year’s Caledonia Classic Sled Dog Races will fall into the dates of a larger winter festival featuring a week of events and activities throughout the town of Fort St. James that support arts, culture, tradition and recreation. The District of [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Recent News, Uncategorized|2 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

LOVE Fort St. James!

Local businesses in Fort St. James will receive an extra boost in the coming months as part of a “Love Fort St. James” buy local campaign piloted by Northern Development Initiative Trust.  The project will celebrate home grown businesses and their contributions to the local economy, while encouraging citizens to consider the wide variety of [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:34+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Recent News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Master Trails Plan

The District of Fort St. James has retained a qualified consultant to prepare a comprehensive Trails Master Plan that supports active modes of transportation.  Important goals of the plan are to foster the usage of active transportation while providing for population and industry growth, the development of a high quality of life for residents, and [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:35+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments