Photo:  Just two of the signs that were vandalized or stolen – Adam Reaburn/ Staff


A number of local federal election candidates have had their election signs vandalized in Fort St. John.

The Fort St. John RCMP received a complaint that numerous political party signs had been tampered with on 100th street and other locations within Fort St. John City limits, between April 9 and April 11.

The RCMP are reminding the public that tampering with signs is considered mischief under the Criminal Code of Canada. If found guilty, you could face a fine of $5,000 or a maximum jail sentence of 6 months.

If anyone has any information about this incident or any other offense is asked to call the RCMP at 250-787-8100 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at