FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Fort St. John Council and the Board of the North Peace Cultural Society will “cool off” for three months.

A Special Meeting of Council was held Monday to decide the fate of the North Peace Cultural Centre.

Mayor Lori Ackerman and NPCS Board Chair Connie Surerus issued the following joint statement after the meeting:

According to a release, as a term of the cooling-off period, no further statements will be issued.

The City announced on June 15th it would assume control of the North Peace Cultural Centre, ending its relationship with the North Peace Cultural Society.

As a result of the Special Meeting of Council Monday, the City of Fort St. John will not take control of the North Peace Cultural Society in September.