June 20, 2018 On Tuesday June 19th, 2018 Mayor and Council welcomed The Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia to Fort St. James for a productive meeting. Premier Horgan spent three days touring and visiting the area with The Honourable Scott Fraser Minister for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. Mayor and Council sat down with Premier Horgan, Minister Fraser, and their team on Tuesday to discuss several issues. Council touched on five priorities. These were health, cannabis legalization, housing, forestry, and the North Road. The meeting with Council was followed up by a reception at The View jointly hosted by Nak’azdli Whut’en and the District of Fort St. James.
Take a walk through Cottonwood Campground to see all the new trees! These trees were made possible from a generous grant from BC Hydro/ Tree Canada!
The sixth Annual Night Market is taking place in downtown Fort St. James on Tuesday, August 21st from 5-9 p.m. The Night Market provides our local and regional artisans, farmers, and businesses the opportunity to showcase and sell their goods and/or services to the community of Fort St. James and visitors from neighbouring communities. There will be live music and entertainment as well as various activities and games for everyone to enjoy. There are 3 tiers of registration for vendors: Regular vendors and industry booth- $15 Love Fort St. James Businesses -$10, Non-profit groups -$5. Please register by August 17th either by cheque, cash or debit at the District Office, cheques can be mailed. No refunds will be provided. Vendor location will be considered based on facility requirements and first-come first-serve basis. Late registrations will be considered dependent on space availability. Vendors will be allocated a 10x10 space, if a [...]
Regional Media Release June 4 2018 Survey Questions final SWMP Flyer final Survey
Wednesday June 20th, 5-7pm Housing Strategy Open House Learn about Housing Strategy Vote on housing priorities Engage with the District of Fort St. James Community Centre, 190 Stuart Drive East Housing Study is available online. Click Here
June 4, 2018 Dr. Paul Stent was presented with the Key to the Community on Monday, June 4th at the District of Fort St. James Municipal Office. Acting Mayor Kris Nielsen, thanked Dr. Stent for his many years of service as a physician in Fort St. James. Dr. Stent and his wife Norma moved to Fort St. James in 1989 and were quickly adopted by the community. Since that time Dr. Stent improved healthcare in Fort St. James, delivered countless babies and contributed to many projects. Dr. Stent retired in 2015, he continues to take on locum work and fill in at the Fort St. James Medical Clinic. (Acting Mayor Nielsen, Norma Stent, Dr. Stent, Councillor Birdi, Councillor Gouglas, Councillor Greenaway) When Council first introduced the Key to the Community award in 2016, Dr. Stent was one of the first names to come to mind. The presentation ceremony was [...]