Bring Your Business to Us

Bring your skills, your ideas and your hard work to the friendly, beautiful community of Fort St James!
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Our Guide to Business has all the information you'll need to get started... review the steps below and check out our local initiatives to assist your business once you've set up shop in Fort St James. 

I Want to Start a Business

This District of Fort St. James can help you get started with these 5 steps:

Tourism Business Opportunities

Tourism, destination development or services - there are endless opportunities in our region.  Our pristine natural environment features opportunities for accommodation service businesses like resort camping, glamping, and more; opportunities for natural and historic tours and interpretive travel support abound. Our year-round recreation opportunities ensure that visitors in all four seasons will be eager to stay, travel and explore with your business.


Fort St James provides heavy industrial support for our forestry, mining and exploration. Whether aviation, heavy equipment support, geotechnical or environmental services, our expanding natural resources sector welcomes your skills. 

Trades Opportunities

Our housing and construction sector is eager to add your skills to our busy trades economy. Bring your skills to Fort St James and enjoy a thriving work environment with long-term prospects for prosperity. Plumbers, carpenters, welders, electricians, equipment operators - we look forward to speaking with you about bringing your business to Fort St James!

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