Backcountry - Helping You Enjoy The Great Outdoors

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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”.

North Peace Historical Society

The North Peace Historical Society operates the Fort St. John North Peace Museum. The Historical Society has been informally established since September 1963 and became an officially registered society 1965.  Our current home, located on 100th Street was opened in 1984. The Fort St. John North Peace Museum and North Peace Historical Society are dedicated to the collection, preservation, storage and display of items relating to the history of the North Peace River area for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

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Antiques, Art & Collectibles Sale

Come to the Fort St. John Legion (10103-105 Ave) for a two day antique sale featuring artwork, collectibles and antiques sold by dealers from around the Peace Region. The sale will run from 2 pm to 8 pm on Friday November 14 and from 10 am to 4 pm on…

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R.D. Symons Exhibit Back by Popular Demand

See the Canadian West through the watercolours of R.D. Symons at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum until January 2015! This exhibit has been extended due to popular demand with over 1200 visitors already. Symons was an artist, writer and naturalist. Born in England in 1898, he was the…

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Exploring British Columbia: A Book Presentation by Jay Sherwood

Come and join Jay Sherwood at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum for a presentation on his latest books about exploring and surveying British Columbia.   The program will be in two parts. The first part will cover Jay’s new book, Surveying Southern British Columbia, which is the final…


Documentary Night: Rudy Schubert Films Part I

On Friday October 17 at 7 pm, experience Fort St. John from the 1940s to the 1960s through the movie camera lens of Rudy Schubert. These short clips will be narrated by Larry Evans. This event will take place at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum (9323 100 Street)….

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