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The team of family physicians at the Fort St. James Medical Clinic provide comprehensive primary health including; preventive medicine, care of chronic illnesses and treatment of acute or serious issues. The team also provides care to the patients at Stuart Lake Hospital.

Fort St. James, population 4,500, is located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake, one of BC's largest lakes. The town is a scenic gateway to a 300 km network of lakes and rivers and is home to the Fort St. James National Historic Site. Fort St. James is well serviced with affordable housing and is close to big city amenities. There are two elementary schools, one secondary school and a beautiful new College of New Caledonia Campus in the community. Major industries are forestry, mining and tourism.

Featured News Story:

Importance of keen eyes and an appreciation of heritage


Dr. Dirk Kotze is known to many in the Peace Region as a psychiatrist, and less so as the catalyst for the discovery of a fossil bone.

At the end of August Dr. Kotze’s aunt, Ms. Sue Orchard, was visiting from New Zealand. She is an avid rock-hound, and therefore was very interested in all the recent discoveries in the Peace Region. Dr. Kotze and his wife, Ms. Nicky Taylor, decided to give Ms. Orchard a tour of the region with a focus on fossils.

Day 1 involved a visit to the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum outside Wembley. On Day 2 they visited the Dinosaur Discovery Gallery in Tumbler Ridge, signed up for a tour to the dinosaur footprint site at Cabin Pool on Flatbed Creek, and learned more about... Keep reading the story

Fossilised bone found by Nicky Taylor.

Fossilised bone found by Nicky Taylor in the Tumbler Ridge area.

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