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Recent News 2020-04-09T09:16:08-07:00

District Facilities and Events

The District of Fort St. James has activated its Emergency Operations Centre on March 18th, 2020 to ensure a planned and coordinated response, to support the local community by continued provision of essential services, and the interface with Northern Health. The Province of British Columbia declared a Provincial State of Emergency on March 18th, 2020. We would like to assure the community that although at this time there are no locally confirmed cases, we are taking steps to keep our facilities safe for the community and our staff as we continue to provide services during this global pandemic. The public health risk will be continually reassessed as we continue to receive information from provincial and federal health organizations. Municipal facilities have been closed and events have been cancelled. Changes to municipal operations to date: • Municipal office closed March 18th, 2020. • Fire Department Customer Service area closed to [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|


Links to important websites for Covid19 information Northern Health BC Centre for Disease Control COVID-19 on HealthLinkBC Handwashing on HealthLinkBC Online Assessment Tool District Facebook page

By | March 18th, 2020|


The budget meeting scheduled for March 18th, 2020 is cancelled and will be rescheduled on a later date. A Special Meeting of Council will occur on March 18th, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. The Special Meeting will not be dealing with the 2020 financial plan and budget. Special Meeting Agenda

By | March 17th, 2020|

Wharfinger – Wharf Manager

Bid opportunity to manage the Cottonwood Marina and Campground, May to September. Bid packages available at the District Office. Deadline for proposals is April 17, 2020 4:00 pm

By | February 25th, 2020|

2020 Workshop Series

The District Office will be offering a series of workshops in the upcoming year for Non-Profit Groups and Businesses. The next workshops are on Feb 18 at the community centre. Join us for a FREE Grow with Google Workshop Join Destination BC, Northern BC Tourism Association and the District of Fort St. James for a free session, to learn about the resources and tools available through Google that can help your business thrive, including Google Analytics, Google my Business, Google Ads, and others through a series of free workshops. The Grow with Google program is intended to support small businesses grow and succeed online by providing training, resources, and support materials for a variety of Google products. Includes: Three workshops (Reach Customers Online with Google, Get Your Business Online, and Using Data to Drive Business Growth) delivered in one 5-hour session. Learn tools and tips that your business can use [...]

By | February 3rd, 2020|