Investing in BC's Fraser-Fort George Regional District

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Overview

Region:  Cariboo

The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George (RDFFG) is an elected local government incorporated pursuant to the Local Government Act of British Columbia. Its assets and liabilities belong to the electorate (residents and property owners) within the geographic boundaries of the RDFFG. Similar to the manner in which Canada is made up of provinces and territories, the RDFFG is a federation of Municipalities and rural Electoral Areas.

RDFFG provides various services both within its Electoral Areas and in partnership with member Municipalities. Services such as Economic Development, Land Use Planning, Building Inspection, Solid Waste management, Emergency 9-1-1 and Fire Protection, Regional Parks and community facilities.

About 100,000 people reside within the RDFFG's boundaries. NorthCentral British Columbia is rich with forestry and mining resources supporting Prince George as a service and supply hub for natural resource and construction activities. Expanding Asian markets, a growing bioenergy sector, together with many potential industries utilizing natural gas as feed stock bodes well for the area's future.

The region also boasts strong post secondary eductaion, health care, government support services and a Can - Do attitude. There is a well developed transportation system connecting to the global economy through the Prince George International Aairport (YXS) on the shortest route between Asia and the North America heartland.The rail system is connected to both the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, which is up to three days closer to Asia than other west coast ports. There is abundant and affordable land available for development and a highly skilled and educated labour force.

The RDFFG includes the Municipalities of the City of Prince George, District of Mackenzie, Village of Valemount and the Village of McBride. Together with the Electoral Areas A, C, D, E, F, G and H.

The RDFFG Board of Directors consists of fourteen elected officials. Seven are appointed by their municipal councils and seven are directly elected to the board from the Electoral Areas.

 

http://www.rdffg.bc.ca

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Community Size: 52,002.93 km²

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