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Official Election Results 2021 By-Election

The District of Fort St. James has completed the Official Election Results for the elected office of Councillor of the District of Fort St. James. Brad Miller has been declared elected as the candidate with the highest number of valid votes. We thank electors who took the time to vote in this election. Notices and Documents Official Election Results - Declaration Official Election Results - Distribution of Votes

By |February 1st, 2021|

Letter from Dr. Stent January 28, 2021

Hello again to all those living along the shores of Stuart Lake, from the Mayor, District Councillors and Staff of the District of Fort St James.   Well, a lot has happened in the past week in our communities: Firstly, we have had only 4 new positive tests in our area over the past week, and there were no new hospital admissions. Secondly, Public Health workers from the Health Centres in Nak’azdl, Fort St James, Binche and Tl'azt'en have been carrying out immunizations of many of our residents. Unfortunately, the shortfall in vaccine supplies to British Columbia as a whole meant that fewer people received vaccines than we initially had hoped. Nevertheless, we did achieve most of the aspects of Phase 1 of the BC COVID-19 Immunization Plan shown below. So far, the following have all* received immunizations:  For full letter click here

By |January 29th, 2021|

Hiring a Temporary Office Assistant

The District of Fort St. James is now hiring a temporary office assistant (60 days). If interested please forward your resume and supporting documents to Corporate Officer Luke Charlton. corporate@fortstjames.ca or drop it off at the Main Office 477 Stuart Drive West. Deadline to apply is February 5, 2021 at 4:00pm Office Assistant job description (60 days) V2

By |January 25th, 2021|

January 22, 2021 Letter from Dr. Stent

January 22, 2021 Greetings to all the citizens of the lands bordering Stuart Lake! You have probably all seen that the Covid numbers continue to increase across British Columbia. From last Friday to Tuesday, January 19, 1330 new cases were detected province-wide, 166 of them in the Northern Health Authority. On Tuesday, the total number of people in ICU beds in BC was 68. Those of you who have been following Bonnie Henry's weekly announcements will have noticed that BC has been experiencing shortfalls in the number of vaccine doses shipped here from the suppliers. Consequently, the shipments that we in the North had been anticipating receiving, have been both diminished in quantity and delayed. This week supplies of vaccine were received (from First Nations Health Authority) and many doses have made it into the arms of residents of Binche, Tache and Nak’azdli. NHA have earmarked a limited quantity of [...]

By |January 22nd, 2021|

Need a new career? Arena Attendant

The District is seeking applications for the position of Arena Attendant Arena Attendant The Arena Attendant will perform duties to ensure efficient operation and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. The position will require the individual to perform various tasks related to the Arena operations and the public works department. The position moves into Public Works Department while arena is not in operation. This Position is supervised by the Public Works Superintendent with direction from the Arena Supervisor/or Foreman and/or designated lead hand. The position is a physically strenuous and demanding position. Lifting, pulling, and managing heavy equipment and objects will be required from the individual, while ensuring that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient way. The individual may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances and must take necessary precautions to protect eyes, nose and skin from irritation and infection and is expected to be able [...]

By |January 21st, 2021|
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