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Dawson Creek


Dawson Creek (pop. 12,000) is known as the "Mile Zero City," as it marks the start of the Alaska Highway.

The city is home to a campus of Northern Lights College, and serves as a major centre for about 60,000 people in the surrounding area.

Dawson Creek, BC

Local industry includes agriculture, tourism, oil and gas, and forestry.



Dawson Creek and District Hospital

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service facility:

  • 26 acute-care beds
  • 15 regional adult psychiatric beds
  • Emergency department
  • ICU – high acuity only, stabilize and transfer
  • Medical and surgical inpatient care and day surgery
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Rehabilitation therapy
  • General surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Laboratory
  • Medical Imaging (including CT)
  • Cancer care
  • Visiting specialists in urology, dermatology, and pediatrics.
  • Orthopedic, and trauma centre for Northeastern BC

Other health care facilities in the city: