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 ... ]
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 […]
The 2014 RDBN Annual Business Forum is coming to Fort St. James! Having the right strategy for business growth can bring prosperity to your company, and assist with making valuable connections, but knowing what opportunities are up and coming can sometimes be a challenge for rural and Northern communities. Choosing the wrong strategy or failing […]
As a Charter signatory to the Climate Action Charter, the District of Fort St. James has demonstrated its commitment to work with the Province and the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) to take action on climate change and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in its corporate operations and the broader community. We have met the […]