Month: March 2018

Retro Run Registration NOW OPEN

We are excited to announce the establishment of the Fort St. John Literacy Society’s 1st Annual 5km Retro Run!!
Run, walk, jive or do the hustle dressed in attire from your favourite decade.
Proceeds from this event will go towards our fundraising goal of $8,000 to expand our FREE programs offered to the community.

Only 400 spots available. Registration will open March 21st.

To register please visit:

The Fort St. John Literacy Society was founded in 1990 and has since been dedicated to promoting a client centered vision of literacy to our community through the delivery of programs and lifelong learning opportunities. Literacy programs have a significant impact bettering the economic, social and civil life of our community.

Spelling Bee – Registration Open

We are very excited that registration for this event has been very well received!  There is still time to register.

Spelling Bee categories will be:

Grade 1

Grade 2 & 3

Grade 4 & 5

Grade 6 & 7

Winners of each category will receive $100 in prize money, a medal AND a trophy to display at their school for the year!

To register please call 250-785-2110 or email

Community Settlement Fair – Thank You

Thank you to everyone who attended the Community Settlement Fair today, we hope you all learned some new information.

We would also like to extend a big Thank You to all the speakers who volunteered their time to speak!

Lisa @ The City of Fort St. John –  Community Connections

Irina & Sydney @ MNP – The Canadian Tax System

Morgan @ FSJ Public Library – Community Connections

Annette @ Employment Connections Work BC – Labour Market Demands in Northeast BC

Cpl. Steven Francoeur @ RCMP – An introduction to RCMP in FSJ

Susie @ T.R.U.E. North Immigration Consulting – Family Sponsorship

Jeff @ MacLean Law – Family Law in Canada


Thank you again to the sponsors who helped make this event possible:

Employment Connections WorkBC

School Dist # 60 – SWIS (Settlement Workers in Schools)

Community Settlement Fair this Saturday

Learn about some of the resources Fort St. John has to offer in a mini trade fair set up, as well as more in depth presentations on the following topics:

The Canadian Tax System
Community Connections
Labour Market Demands in Northeast BC
Introduction to RCMP in FSJ
Community Literacy Programs
Family Sponsorship
Family Law in Canada

Registration is REQUIRED (FREE to attend, lunch will be provided)

Please call 250-785-2110 to register

2018 Spelling Bee – Registration Now Open

Enjoy a FREE afternoon of entertainment, education and prizes!

The Fort St John Literacy Society is busy planning the 2nd annual Spelling Bee, with the proceeds going towards fulfilling the mission of the Literacy Society and expanding the FREE programs offered to the community.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Lido Theater in Fort St John.

For more information and registration email

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