Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

From the Bear Pit

Regional Council is committed to ensuring that the public is provided with timely and accurate information. To view the most current newsletter reporting these actions and decisions, please see below.

Please email us if you would like to have a current copy of From the Bear Pit emailed to you after every regular council meeting!


June 28 & July 12  (Double Issue)


2020 Annual Report • Industrial Revitalization Tax Exemption (RTE) Bylaw Review • Lifting the State of Emergency in BC • Update of Leisure Access Program Income Cut-Offs

Previous From the Bear Pit Newsletters

June 14

2021 Virtual UBCM Convention September 14th-17th • Corporate Sustainability Policy • Airport Runway Project Underway

May 25

Animal Rescue Update • Phoenix Theatre Drive-In • NRRM Board of Variance

May 10

B.C.'s Homeowner Grant Centralization • Community Sustainability Update • Update on Connectivity in the NRRM • Sale of 5420 48th Ave

April 26 

Strategic Planning for 2021 Tourism • 2021 Graduation Banners • Amendment to Garbage Disposal and Wildlife Attractants Bylaw

April 12 

BC Residents to have Priority at Local Regional Parks • Plow Truck Purchase for Public Works • Animal Control & Pound Keeping Services

March 25 

Review of Corporate Sustainability Policy • Nonda Creek Tower Road • Municipal Operational Review

March 8 

2021 Preliminary Budget Feedback Invited • Connectivity Improvement at a Standstill • Ultrasound Services in Fort Nelson

February 22 

2021 Virtual Budget Open House • 25 Year Award for Fire Chief James Childs • New Fleet Additions Enable Fire Rescue to Retire Engine No. 3

February 8 

CMA Resuming Flights in February • PV Solar Power at the Rec Centre Not Cost-Effective • COVID-19 Immunization Plan

January 25 

Discontinued Air Services in the NRRM • WildSafeBC Community Coordinator Grant Application • Physician Housing Program

January 11 

Grant Application for Airport Operational Needs Assessment & Optimization • Intervention to CRTC • 911

December 14 

Rec Centre Solar Business Case Analysis • Covid-19 Impacts to 2020 Budget • Food Waste Reduction Challenge


November 23


Decision-based minutes • Rec Programs on Hold • Updated PHOs

November 9

 NAV Canada Aeronautical Study Update • First Quarter Grant-in Aid Requests Approved • Procedure Bylaw Changes

October 26 

$2.17M Grant Funding Application for Northern Rockies Regional Airport • Rec Centre Operations Update • FireSmart Planning Grant Application

October 13

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Project • Expanded Rec Centre Operations • Northern Development Initiative Trust Update

September 14

9-1-1 Update • 2019 Annual Report • Christmas Service Reduction

August 10

Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Satellite Potential to increase NRRM Connectivity • Property Tax Sale Postponed One Year • Tabular Stumpage Rates in Fort Nelson

July 13

Northern Rockies Regional Airport Fee Review • Bear Resistant Bins Prototype for NRRM • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 184

March 23

Covid-19 Information Update • NRRM To Participate In Charge North Initiative • NRRM Security Update

March 9

Community Emergency Preparedness • Increased Accessibility to Municipal Parking  • Vermicompost Contract Awarded

February 24

Accommodations for Physicians and Health Practitioners • GasNorth Energy Liquefaction Plant • "Gotta Go" Alaska Highway Washroom Facility Partnership

February 10

Zoning Bylaw Amendment to Vehicle Storage Regulations Approved • Council Meeting Video Recording/Streaming • 2020 Local Government Intern Program Application Submission

January 27

Council Meeting Video Recording/Streaming Coming Soon • Municipal Website Redesign Project • Bylaw Zoning Amendment for Vehicle Storage Regulations

January 13


2020 WildSafeBC Community Coordinator Grant Application • Public Comments/Questions at Council Meetings • Toad River Community Water Supply

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