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  • Regional Economic Strategy Open House April 4th

    March 20, 2019

    The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has been developing a Regional Economic Strategy with the goal of stabilizing, diversifying and rejuvenating our economy. We hope to see you at the Open House and Presentation of the proposed REGIONAL ECONOMIC STRATEGY Phoenix Theatre, Thursday, April 4th, 2019 Doors open: 6:30 pm Presentation & Discussion: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

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  • March 6 Letter to Northern Health Re: Medical Travel Expenses

    March 12, 2019

    Last week, Interior Health made national news in their response to what is anticipated to be a short-term interruption to maternity service in Williams Lake. Following is the letter of inquiry to Northern Health from Northern Rockies mayor and council.

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  • Media Release: Emergency Ammonia Evacuation Drill

    March 7, 2019

    FORT NELSON, BC - On Monday, March 4, 2019, the Northern Rockies Regional Recreation Centre successfully completed a simulated Ammonia Evacuation, complete with a mock man-down scenario.

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  • What to Expect-Northern Lights Festival

    March 5, 2019

    The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is excited to welcome the Northern Lights Festival March 9-23, 2019. As with any large event, please expect some disruption to services:

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  • Mayor's Message-Maternity Services

    March 4, 2019

    I wanted to address an issue that is currently the subject of significant conversation in our community; travel costs associated with a lack of maternity services.

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  • From the Bear Pit Newsletter-February 25

    March 1, 2019

    The "From the Bear Pit" Council Newsletter - February 25th edition is published! In this issue:

    -Mayors Discretionary Account
    -Successful Budget Open House
    -Recreation Centre Ammonia Evacuation Drill

    For other recent issues of "From the Bear Pit" click here.

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  • Surprise Hercules Landing at NR Regional Airport

    February 27, 2019

    The Northern Rockies Regional Airport has a surprise visitor! A CC-130 Hercules transport from CFB Winnipeg was conducting military exercises in Yellowknife and stopped in Fort Nelson after deploying a few parachute jumpers.

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  • March 4 Rec Centre Ammonia Evacuation 'Man-Down' Drill Scheduled

    February 26, 2019

    The Rec Center will be running a Mock Man Down Ammonia Evacuation Drill in conjunction with the Northern Rockies Fire/Rescue and BC Ambulance on Monday March 4th starting at 11 am.

    The initial drill will interrupt services for approximately 1 hour from 11am-12pm. After that time the Fire Dept and BC Ambulance will continue to run their exercise with minimal interruption to the rest of the Recreation Center and services will return to normal. Thank you for your cooperation!

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  • Media Release: Fort Nelson’s first-ever Northern Lights Festival

    February 26, 2019

    Fort Nelson is hosting the first ever Northern Lights Festival, sponsored by Young Living Essential Oils, and the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is excited to showcase our amazing region to visitors from across the world! The Fort Nelson Events Society and many local volunteers have been busy organizing the event for months so that everyone can enjoy themselves at this family-friendly festival.

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  • Are You Interested in Tourism?

    February 22, 2019

    Would you like to be more involved in promoting and establishing the tourism industry in the Northern Rockies?

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