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Backcountry is one of British Columbia’s largest hunting, fishing and outdoor supply stores. The Fort St. John area is home to some of the best hunting and fishing opportunities in North America and often referred to as “The Serengeti of the North”.

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo has been identified as the victim of today's shooting at Parliament Hill.

Victim of Parliament Hill shooting identified, country remains at standstill

News The soldier shot twice at point blank and killed at the National War Memorial on Wednesday has been identified as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo from Hamilton Ontario, according to family members and other unidentified sources from the Canadian Press.  ...
by Adam Steinberg
Weather Warning Snow

Snowfall warning issued for Peace Region

Updated 12 hours 33 minutes ago.

News The entire B.C. Peace Region is under an Environment Canada snowfall warning with estimates running 10 - 15 centimeters....
by Adam Steinberg
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Fort St. John Senior Flyers to conclude pre-season schedule tomorrow

Sports The Fort St. John Senior Flyers will put the finishing touches on their pre-season tomorrow night. The team will host the Peace River Rangers at 8:30 p.m. and will be the first time the clubs have met since the Rangers eliminated the Flyers in last year's playoffs....
by Chase Charney
A coal stock pile at Willow Creek Mine.

Amendments to Mines Act increases time allocated for investigation

News The province has tabled amendments to the Mines Act today in their ongoing effort of ensuring there’s more time available to conduct thorough investigations into offences under the act, and for a decision by Crown on whether to pursue charges....
by Adam Steinberg
The Halloween Howl takes place on Friday October 24 at the Pomeroy Hotel.

‘Halloween Howl’ decorator volunteers needed

News The North Peace SPCA is looking for volunteers to help with the setup for their Annual Halloween Howl....
by Adam Steinberg
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Fort St. John Minor Hockey Association having hockey pool for NHL season

Sports The Fort St. John Minor Hockey Association is having a hockey pool for the NHL season in support of Fort St. John minor hockey. The cost to participate is $25 per entry, and there are no limits on how many entries you would like to make....
by Chase Charney
BC Chamber of Commerce

B.C. Chamber of Commerce wants to re-implement ‘business vote’

News The B.C. Chamber of Commerce says it’s time to bring back the ‘business vote’ and is calling on municipal candidates to use their voice during election period to bring this topic to the public's attention....
by Adam Steinberg

Friendship Faith & Fun!

Blog  On November 6th from 5:30 until St Luke’s United Church will be holding a evening for family fun! You will be able to make crafts, hear stories, sing songs and sit down to share a meal with new friends. This is a free event, any inquires you can phone...
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MP for Prince George-Peace River, Bob Zimmer recalls being in lockdown for eight straight hours after the attack on Parliament Hill.

‘We’ll make sure justice is served’, says MP Bob Zimmer of the attack on Parliament Hill

News MP for Prince George-Peace River, Bob Zimmer was just 20 feet away from where the shooter entered Parliament Hill; recalling the sound of numerous shots being fired within the Center Block....
by Adam Steinberg
Huskies

Huskies back at .500 with win over Blades, turn attention to Navigators

Sports The Fort St. John Huskies were in Beaverlodge last night for a tilt against the Blades and notched a 5-1 win to move back to .500. Despite the victory, there was still some room for improvement, especially with the first place and defending NWJHL champions, the North Peace Navigators coming to Fort St. John for two games on Saturday and Sunday....
by Chase Charney
Trackers

Trackers look to get back into win column against Fort McMurray

Sports The N.E. B.C. and Yukon Trackers will be attempting to move past the .500 mark this weekend as they lace up the skates for two games against Fort McMurray on Saturday and Sunday. The Trackers sit at 2-2 through four games so far this season after dropping their last game against Grande Prairie 5-2....
by Chase Charney
Trades Training

Project shop class coming into northern B.C. high schools

News The board of the Northern Development Initiative Trust has approved a $250,000 grant for shop class equipment within northern B.C. high schools....
by Adam Steinberg

Youth Slam Poets & Student Filmmakers from FSJ

BlogTonight from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at the Bert Bowes Middle School Gym the Middle School will be holding a Youth Slam Poets and Student Filmmakers Gala Event! This gala event will feature some of the top youth slam poets and student filmmakers from Fort St John. Staff, students,...
by moosefm
Ridley Island Prince Rupert LNG is one of 18 potential proponents.

Ministry of Finance introduces the long-awaited LNG Income Tax

News B.C.’s Finance Minister, Michael de Jong has introduced Bill 6 today, the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act in the B.C. legislature....
by Adam Steinberg
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo has been identified as the victim of today's shooting at Parliament Hill.

Victim of Parliament Hill shooting identified, country remains at standstill

News The soldier shot twice at point blank and killed at the National War Memorial on Wednesday has been identified as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo from Hamilton Ontario, according to family members and other unidentified sources from the Canadian Press.  ...
by Adam Steinberg
President for the  Society of Unconventional Resources, Kevin Heffernan explains best practices for fracking operation.

Accountable fracking topic of discussion during first Mayors’ Partnership meeting of NEBC Resource Coalition

News During the first official Mayors' Partnership meeting of the NEBC Resource Coalition, members heard from the President for the Canadian Society of Unconventional Resources, learning more about the process of hydraulic fracking and how the industry is continuing their efforts of accountability....
by Adam Steinberg
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Community Bridge – Haunted House

BlogCommunity Bridge wants to give you a bit of a scare with their annual Halloween Haunting Fundraiser! On Halloween between 3:30 and 6:30 PM they’ll be hosting a Haunted House at their office on 101st Avenue across from the Post Office! Join guided tours through spooky halls and dungeons –...
by Adam Reaburn
The average price for a detached house in Fort St. John continues to rise.

The Vancouver Sun: Fort St. John anticipates Site C real estate bump

News The Vancouver Sun is reporting that Fort St. John’s “sizzling real estate market” should be ready for it to “gain even more heat” if B.C. Hydro’s proposed Site C dam project is approved by the province....
by Adam Steinberg
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Just over 60 tickets left for the Nightmare on 100th Halloween Party @ The Lido

BlogJust over 60 tickets left for the Nightmare on 100th Halloween Party @ The Lido on October 31st – don’t miss out – call 250.787.9674 to get your tickets today!! There will be live music by the Montney Coulees (who are amazing), $1000 costume contest and FREE safe rides home:)...
by fsjbbbs
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