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Fort St. John


Fort St. John (pop. 19,000) is known as "The Energetic City" due to its resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture.

Activities in and near the city include:

  • Visiting the new cultural centre and library, which includes theatre and art space
  • Golfing
  • Hiking and camping
  • Watching wildlife and birds
  • Fishing and boating
  • Back-country adventure tours
  • Horseback riding
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowmobiling, and dog-sledding
  • Using the facilities at the Pomeroy Sport Centre , which include two NHL-sized ice rinks, an Olympic-sized speed-skating oval, and an indoor year-round walking track

Fort St. John is home to a campus of Northern Lights College.



Fort St. John hospital front viewFort St. John Hospital provides:

  • 44 acute-care beds
  • 124 residential care beds in Peace Villa, the adjoining residential care facility
  • Endoscopy suite, two state-of-the-art operating rooms plus procedure room
  • Ambulatory clinics, including cancer clinics and hemodialysis
  • Medical and surgical inpatient rooms (40 beds)
  • 3 intensive care units
  • Minor surgeries
  • We have 7 single maternity rooms for labour, delivery and post-partum

Fort St. John Health Unit:

  • Public Health
  • Home Care Nursing
  • Home Support
  • Community rehabilitation
  • Nutrition and social worker services
  • Environmental health
  • Audiology
  • Dental Health