Welcome to Fort St James, British Columbia. Discover your history. Come to work. Come to play. Fort St James welcomes you!
Founded by Simon Fraser in 1806 on the shores of beautiful Stuart Lake, Fort St. James is the gateway to a chain of rivers and lakes that traverse 400 kilometres of central British Columbia. The population of the Fort St. James area, including the municipality itself, rural areas and First Nations, is approximately 4,500 people. There is an established forest industry, a … [read more ... ]
Tired of having to shop out of town for the things you need? The District of Fort St. James is researching local spending habits in order to better understand what motivates local shopping vs. shopping in other communities. This information will then be used to help promote and develop our local retail sector, providing valuable […]
The District would like to hear from you! Effective communication between the municipality and the public is vital to ensure that the District of Fort St. James continues to meet the needs and expectations of the residents it serves. Effective communication practices can ensure that you know about what’s going on in the community! Complete […]
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 […]