Fort St. John, British Columbia

What is Fort St. John, British Columbia known for?


annual production

an annual production capability of 4.8 billion board feet of lumber, 270 million square board feet of plywood, and 1 billion square board feet of oriented strand board. Through its forest tenures and timber licenses, Canfor has 15.1 million cubic metres of annual allowable cut, all of which is CSA-SFM (Canadian Standards Association-Sustainable Forest Management) certified. * '''1932 (1932 in rail transport)''' – New York City Subway's IND Eighth Avenue Line opens north of Chambers Street (Chambers Street – World Trade Center (IND Eighth Avenue Line)). * '''1971 (1971 in rail transport)''' – British Columbia Premier W.A.C. Bennett leads the ceremony to open the Pacific Great Eastern Railway's Fort Nelson Subdivision between Fort St. John (Fort St. John, British Columbia) and Fort Nelson, British Columbia. * '''1995 (1995 in rail transport)''' – Amtrak's ''City of New Orleans'' passenger train is permanently rerouted between Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) and Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi) due to the Illinois Central Railroad's desire to abandon the original route (the Grenada District) in favor of the newer and flatter Yazoo District.


crime rate

* '''1932 (1932 in rail transport)''' – New York City Subway's IND Eighth Avenue Line opens north of Chambers Street (Chambers Street – World Trade Center (IND Eighth Avenue Line)). * '''1971 (1971 in rail transport)''' – British Columbia Premier W.A.C. Bennett leads the ceremony to open the Pacific Great Eastern Railway's Fort Nelson Subdivision between Fort St. John (Fort St. John, British Columbia) and Fort Nelson, British Columbia. * '''1995 (1995 in rail transport)''' – Amtrak's ''City of New Orleans'' passenger train is permanently rerouted between Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) and Jackson (Jackson, Mississippi) due to the Illinois Central Railroad's desire to abandon the original route (the Grenada District) in favor of the newer and flatter Yazoo District.


industry oil

. John has several community web pages with news, entertainment, sports, classifieds and community events. Economy and education As the urban center for a rural and farming population of about 8,306 people and home to 18,609 people, Fort St. John is a retail, service and industrial center. The province's oil and gas industry (petroleum industry), KPMG (October 29, 2004).


lead play

League and Toronto Blue Jays baseball games. Since 2009, he has been the lead play-by-play announcer for Hockey Night in Canada on CBC (CBC Television). The '''Peace River Regional District''' is a regional district in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. The regional district comprises seven municipalities and four electoral areas. Its member municipalities


community band

. The city's fire department consists of volunteer and professional members, covering the city plus five miles (8 km) into the rural areas. Culture, recreation and media Fort St. John is home of the Northern Winds Community Band. thumb left Park in Fort St. John (Image:Ft st john park.JPG) As the urban centre for approximately 20,000 people, much of the region's recreational and cultural facilities are located in town. Within the city, Centennial


location close

Park groups much of these facilities in a central location close to residences and businesses. This large park includes the Fort St. John North Peace Museum, Fort St John Museum website the North Peace Leisure Pool, the North Peace Arena (home of the Fort St. John Huskies), a separate arena for children, an 8-sheet curling rink, as well as an outdoor water park and speed skating oval. Other parks in the area include the city-maintained Fish


884

, Municipal Census Populations, 1976–1986. BC Stats, Municipal Census Populations, 1986–1996. BC Stats, Municipal Census Populations, 1996–2006. The first census to include Fort St. John as a defined subdivision occurred in 1951 and recorded 884 people. The population rapidly increased, doubling almost every 5 years for 15 years so that by 1966 there were 6,749 residents living in the community. BC Stats, Municipal Census Populations


energetic

. Originally established in 1794, as a trading post, Fort St. John is the oldest European-established settlement in present-day British Columbia. Fort St. John is served by the Fort St. John Airport. The municipal slogan is ''Fort St. John: The Energetic City''. History Over the years the community has been moved a number of times for varying economic reasons. The present location is thought to be its sixth. The original trading post built in the area was named Rocky Mountain House

; ref The facility also houses the Energetic Learning Campus, a satellite campus of the nearby North Peace Secondary School. right thumb High on Ice Winter Carnival, January 2007 (Image:Fort St. John High on Ice 2007.jpg) Fort St. John hosted the BC Winter Games in 1984 and the Northern BC Winter Games in 1975, 1976, 1994, 2000, and 2007. Every August, the Great Canadian Welding Competition is held in Fort St. John, which sees welding artists fill Centennial Park creating statues


related activities

on the year's given theme. In January the annual High on Ice Winter Carnival has a frozen Centennial Park filled with ice sculptors competing and other special winter-related activities occurring around town. Fort St. John is served with several regional newspapers. The ''Alaska Highway News'' and the ''Dawson Creek Daily News'', both part of the Glacier Media Group (previously owned by Canwest Global), are dailies available in the city. The ''Alaska Highway News'', along with the free weekly


news sports

Refederation Suzanne Arntson 22 0.8% 0.6% * City of Fort St. John * Energetic City website - Everything Fort St. John - NewsSports • Classifieds • Community Groups * Moose FM - Fort St. John's Local Radio Station

Fort St. John, British Columbia

The '''City of Fort St. John''' is a city in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. A member municipality of the Peace River Regional District (Peace River Regional District, British Columbia), the city encompasses a total area of about with 18,609 residents at the 2011 census (Canada 2011 Census). Statistics Canada (2011 Census). retrieved 2012 Feb 8. Fort St. John Community Profile Located at Mile 47, it is one of the largest cities along the Alaska Highway. Originally established in 1794, as a trading post, Fort St. John is the oldest European-established settlement in present-day British Columbia. Fort St. John is served by the Fort St. John Airport. The municipal slogan is ''Fort St. John: The Energetic City''.

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