Support Fort St John News

CHARLIE LAKE, B.C. – The Charlie Lake Boat Launch will reopen tomorrow, ahead of schedule, The City of Fort St. John has announced.

The launch originally closed on June 21st for close to three weeks to replace existing concrete launch with a flexible concrete mattress with a longer lifespan.

The new launch comes with a 20-year warranty and is expected to last upwards of 50 years.

“I am very pleased the work by our contractor, Northern Legendary was completed on budget and ahead of schedule so residents are able to use it this weekend,” said Wally Ferris, General Manager of Community Services.

The new boat launch came with a price tag of $167,000 with a $50,000 contribution from Area C and a $20,000 contribution from the Peace River Regional District. The remaining balance was provided by the City of Fort St. John.

Report an error

Read our guiding principles

Thanks for reading! is the voice of the Peace, bringing issues that matter to the forefront with independent journalism. Our job is to share the unique values of the Peace region with the rest of B.C. and make sure those in power hear us. From your kids’ lemonade stand to natural resource projects, we cover it – but we need your support. Give $10 a month to today and be the reason we can cover the next story. 

More stories you might like