Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce - In Business for Business

Phone: (250) 785-6037
Email: info@fsjchamber.com
Website: Chamber Website

The Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce has been in business since 1952 serving the needs of our member businesses with support, incentives, benefits and the representation needed to make their enterprises grow.

MLA Pat Pimm speaks with Minister Fassbender during a visit to Fort St. John in 2013.

No School Tuesday; Parents can start applying for daycare funding

News British Columbia expects to start giving cash to parents to offset the costs of daycare that result from kids not being in school because of a teachers strike.  Education Minister Peter Fassbender says parents who start registering at the government's website can expect to receive $40 a day starting late September or early October....
by Adam Reaburn
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Highway 29 closed west of Fort St. John

Updated 15 hours 36 minutes ago.

News Highway 29 is closed 11 km west of the junction with the Alaska Highway in Charlie Lake.  The road is closed due to a collision.  At this time, there is no estimate on when the highway will re-open....
by Adam Reaburn
MLA Pat Pimm speaks with Minister Fassbender during a visit to Fort St. John in 2013.

No School Tuesday; Parents can start applying for daycare funding

News British Columbia expects to start giving cash to parents to offset the costs of daycare that result from kids not being in school because of a teachers strike.  Education Minister Peter Fassbender says parents who start registering at the government's website can expect to receive $40 a day starting late September or early October....
by Adam Reaburn
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Mediator walks away from teacher negotiations; no school Tuesday

News Veteran mediator Vince Ready has walked away from talks between British Columbia teachers and their employer, smothering hopes of parents that the school year would start on time....
by Canadian Press
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Large power outage in Fort St. John and Baldonnel

News There is a large power outage affecting customers in Fort St. John and Baldonnel.  Over 1,300 customers are affected by the outage....
by Adam Reaburn
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Bargaining in teachers strike to continue Saturday

News The BCTF and the B.C. Government continued talks into Friday evening, only to find themselves back to where they started the afternoon at: with no deal.  After Friday's meetings, Mediator Vince Ready said both sides are still far a part....
by Adam Reaburn
2014 BC teachers strike

No School on Tuesday in School District 60

News School District 60 has issued a statement saying teachers will not be at work on Tuesday for what was supposed to be the first day of school....
by Adam Reaburn
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Mount McAllister fire update

News The Mt. McAllister fire has grown over the last few days which is behind the evacuation alert for the District of Hudson's Hope. The fire now sits at 25,500 hectares which is up from the last estimate of 22,000 and has since caused the Peace River Regional District to issue an evacuation alert of their own for the Prince Reach Arm of Williston Lake in Electoral Area B....
by Chase Charney
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Health forum to be held September 17

News The Concerned Citizens for Health Care will be having a public open forum on September 17. The event will be held at the Fort St. John Senior's Hall at 7 p.m....
by Chase Charney
The area marked in blue dots is affected by the evacuation alert.

Evacuation Alert Issued for part of Hudson’s Hope

News The District of Hudson's Hope has issued an evacuation alert for part of the District.  The Mt. McAllister Fire has moved closer to the Dinosaur Lake area and has pushed the District to issue this alert....
by Adam Reaburn
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MP Report from Bob Zimmer

News The following is a report from our Member of Parliament Bob Zimmer about the doctor shortage in northeastern B.C....
by Chase Charney
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Passenger passes away in single vehicle accident near Goodfare

News Beaverlodge RCMP confirm that one person has died following a single vehicle accident in the Goodfare area. The deceased was a male passenger in the accident, and the female driver is currently in hospital....
by Chase Charney
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RCMP trying to locate third stolen skid steer in as many weeks

News Fort St. John RCMP is asking for the public's assistance in locating another stolen skid steer. The skid steer is the third to have gone missing in the past three weeks and is a yellow and black John Deere, model 333D....
by Chase Charney
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North Peace Leisure Pool annual shutdown to begin tomorrow

Sports Starting tomorrow the North Peace Leisure Pool will begin its annual shutdown. The pool is scheduled to reopen on September 29 for the winter schedule....
by Chase Charney

Wine & Cheese Event

BlogOn September 20th 2014 the Royal Canadian Legion will be holding a Wine and Cheese Event. It will be at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Join for a fun afternoon of wine, cheese and cocktails. Music by Craig Brooks & Friends. There will be door...
by moosefm

Pork Loin Supper

BlogOn August 29th 2014 The Royal Canadian Legion will be holding a Pork Loin Supper at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 102 from 5:00 pm until 7:30 pm. There will be pork loin with baby potatoes, carrots & peas. Seating is limited so come early. Meat draw starts in the lounge from 5...
by moosefm

Dueling Pianos

BlogOn October 4th 2014 the Dueling Pianos are back at The Lido Theatre again! The show starts at 7:00 pm until 12:00 am. This all request show will have you dancing up a storm and singing along to your favorite songs. Tickets available at The LIDO 250-785-3011 and Systems 250-787-7591...
by moosefm

First Annual Peace Country Comedy Festival

BlogJoin for the First Annual Peace Country Comedy Festival running September 18-20th at various locations throughout Fort St John and area. From 7:00 pm until 11:30 pm, 10 headlining comics including Tim Nutt, David Dempsey and John Wing (of America’s Got Talent) will take to the stages and will make...
by moosefm
A previous aerial shot of the Tommy Lakes wildfire.

Evacuation alert rescinded for Tommy Lakes area

News This afternoon the Peace River Regional District rescinded the evacuation order for the Tommy Lakes area. The decision was made at 1 p.m. and while the alert is no longer in effect the Wildlife Management Branch will continue to monitor the fire....
by Chase Charney
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