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.

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Tentative agreement between teachers, Province for six years

News British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender held a teleconference this afternoon to speak on the tentative agreement between the B.C. Teachers Federation and the Province. The agreement is for six years according to Clark who is happy to have labour peace between the two parties for the next five years....
by Chase Charney
Braden Pimm

Local hockey players make it to main NHL training camps

Sports Fort St. John products Braden Pimm and Dennis Robertson have made it beyond the rookie camp cut downs and will try their hands at their respective NHL club's main training camps. Pimm will be skating on the same ice surface as Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin come Friday as Capitals camp opens, while Robertson's on ice auditions will also begin on Friday as he'll be looking to leave a positive impression on the Carolina Hurricanes coaching staff....
by Chase Charney
Farmers in the Rose Prairie area should remain extra vigilant as a suspect(s) mutilating cattle is still on the loose.

Disturbing discovery for ranchers in the Rose Prairie area

Updated 8 hours 4 minutes ago.

News A rancher checks up on his livestock, and to their surprise, a bull is found shot dead, genitals cuts, tags missing and the fatal bullet nowhere to be found....
by Adam Steinberg
Pat Pimm and Rich Coleman  unveiled details of this year's  B.C. Infrastructure Royalty Credit Program.

Province approves royalty credits under Infrastructure Royalty Credit Program

News Minister of Natural Gas Development Rich Coleman and local MLA Pat Pimm gathered at Pimm's office this afternoon for an announcement on B.C.'s Infrastructure Royalty Program. The province has given the go ahead for $120,000,000 in royalty credits which will create employment opportunities, as well as support the construction of 17 infrastructure projects in northeast B.C....
by Chase Charney
Duncan Wilson and Brad Stewart will be taking part in Fivestar Fight League's Vindicated in Fort St. John on October 3.

Wilson gearing up for middleweight bout against Micah Brakefield

Sports Fort St. John's Duncan Wilson will be stepping back into the octagon on October 3 for Fivestar Fight League's Vindicated. Welterweight champion Duncan Wilson is moving up to middleweight for this fight to take on highly talked about B.C. talent Micah Brakefield....
by Chase Charney
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Tentative agreement between teachers, Province for six years

News British Columbia Premier Christy Clark and Education Minister Peter Fassbender held a teleconference this afternoon to speak on the tentative agreement between the B.C. Teachers Federation and the Province. The agreement is for six years according to Clark who is happy to have labour peace between the two parties for the next five years....
by Chase Charney
Hydro Outage Sept 16/14

Over 2,000 customers without power in Fort St. John and surrounding area

Updated 1 day 8 hours ago.

News There is a large power outage affecting a portion of Fort St. John and nearby communities. B.C. Hydro estimates 2,083 customers are currently without power....
by Chase Charney
Wanted

Former Taylor resident wanted on fraud charges near Calgary

News Former Taylor resident Bradly Kowalczyk is wanted by Three Hills RCMP on a variety of fraud charges. Kowalczyk was charged with 13 counts of fraud by Fort St. John RCMP around this time last year....
by Chase Charney
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Fort St. John man sentenced for drug related offences

News Isaiah Sterling Acko of Fort St. John was convicted last week on a number of charges. Acko is not a stranger to police as he was arrested on three separate occasions in eight weeks last winter....
by Chase Charney
A representative from the North Peace Justice Society was one of four asking for a city funded grant.

A look at city funded grant request from local organizations

News Four different organizations from Fort St. John were in attendance during Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting at City Hall, each given the opportunity to present their case for a grant from the city....
by Adam Steinberg
The City of Fort St. John will help you through the process of constructing a secondary suite.

What you need to know before embarking on a secondary suite

News The City of Fort St. John played host to an open house forum in the Pomeroy Sports Centre, offering residents an opportunity to learn more about the bylaws attached to secondary suites and the zones in which they’re permitted....
by Adam Steinberg

“It’s My Life ! ” Interactive Tool – Canadian Cancer Society

Blog“It’s My Life!” Stop Cancer Before it Starts- from the  Canadian Cancer Society;  is a new interactive tool to learn about the impact of cancer, and how to reduce your risk.  This interactive tool can be located at itsmylife.cancer.ca
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The 7,822 square kilometre area would have proposed boundaries that extend east to the Alberta border, west to Mount Palsson, south to Bulley Glacier Peak and north to Skunk Falls.

Fate of potential Tumbler Ridge geopark to be known next week

News Members with the Tumbler Ridge Aspiring Geopark Society will be in Stonehammer, New Brunswick this week for the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network conference. The conference runs from September 18-22, and on the final day the group will find out whether they have achieved global geopark status....
by Chase Charney
From left to right: Councilor Larry Evans, Mayor Lori Ackerman and Councilor Trevor Bolin discuss options for curbside recycling.

Council approves the initiation of curbside recycling for 2015

News During Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Lori Ackerman and accompanying councilors approved a request by city staff to include curbside recycling in the next curbside solid waste collection contract slated for September of 2015...
by Adam Steinberg
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Teachers and Government reach tentative deal to end strike

News A tentative deal has been reached in the British Columbia teachers' strike.  The breakthrough in negotiations comes on the fifth day of talks at a Richmond, B.C., hotel between the union and the employers' association with the help of mediator Vince Ready.  Details of the deal should be released sometime Tuesday....
by Canadian Press
Brad Brain and Twila Soule discussing health care during Monday's City Council meeting.

Concerned Citizens for Health Care discuss crisis at City Council amid public forum

News Representatives from the Concerned Citizen for Health Care movement were in attendance during Monday’s City Council meeting to reinstate their position in regard to the health care crisis and inform council as to what Wednesday’s open house forum will entail....
by Adam Steinberg
Highway accident

Alaska Highway closed in both directions near Wonowon

Updated 2 days 8 hours ago.

News The Alaska Highway is currently closed in both directions near Wonowon because of a motor vehicle accident. A tanker truck and a Yukon SUV are involved. There is no word at this time when the highway will re-open. An update on the situation is expected at 4 p.m....
by Chase Charney
Highway accident

One person suffers minor injuries in Alaska Highway collision

News Shortly after 1 p.m. Fort St. John RCMP received a call about a two vehicle collision on the Alaska Highway near Wonowon. An SUV and tanker truck were involved, with the driver of the SUV sustaining only minor injuries....
by Chase Charney

Family Frolic

BlogOn September 27th at the Immaculata Centre the Fort St John & Area Senior’s Care Foundation will be holding an open mic, dance and silent auction. Open Mic- An opportunity for those who want to share their talent. Musical Instruments, Song, Dance, Comedy routines. Good clean fun. Bring your own...
by moosefm
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