Moving to Fort St. John

School District 60 is located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains in the northern tip of the Canadian Prairies in beautiful Fort St. John, BC. With a population of about 21,000, Fort St. John is 478 km northeast of Prince George and 1,237 km north of Vancouver, situated near the border with neighbouring Alberta, 214 km west of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The region’s economy is prosperous and expanding. Fort St. John is a city for all seasons and year-round playground for those who like pristine wilderness, an active lifestyle, cosmopolitan city life and the enthusiasm of an energetic community. Fort St. John was even ranked the best place to live in BC and the territories (15th in all of Canada) by MoneySense! (Full MoneySense Article)


There are many resources available in our welcoming community to help you find the perfect place to call home at affordable rates. Below are just a few links to help start the search:

Rental Opportunities:

Buying Opportunities:

Employment Options for your Significant Other

Here at School District 60: Peace River North we understand that making the decision to move is not an easy or simple decision. There are many factors that come into play, including if there are any career opportunities for your significant other. The good news is that there are plenty of employment opportunities, in various sectors, available in the Fort St. John area.

Below are a few great places to start looking for those opportunities:

There are also multiple opportunities in various job categories within School District 60: Peace River North!

The City of Fort St. John, BC – Move Up Here brochure