News & Announcements

Wildfire Reception Centre

The Dawson Creek reception centre will be open as of 8:30 am on Saturday, August 18. 

Have you come to Dawson Creek as a BC wildfire/forest fire evacuee?

If so, please check in with the Dawson Creek Fire Department at 250-782-9898, starting tomorrow morning.

If you have already checked in with an evacuation centre, please bring any paperwork you were supplied.

Public Hearing/Regular Meeting of Council Monday, August 20, 2018

A Regular Council Meeting will be held Monday, August 20, 2018 and will include:

  • Introduction of New Staff Sargent – Damon Werrell

  • Stephanie Lowe and Martha Funk, Community Opioid Action Team (COAT) in attendance re: International Overdose Awareness Day Proclamation

  • Michele Mobley, Dawson Creek Literacy Now in attendance re: September as Literacy Month Proclamation
  • Jacolyn Thiessen, Darlene Rose, Beverly Bowles, Juliet Moyer, Charles Flowers & Chantel Dempsey, Work BC Job Search & Support Services in attendance re: September Disability Employment Month Proclamation



This morning the Province has declared a Provincial State of Emergency to support the ongoing response. 

Below is the press release for your awareness.


Provincial State of Emergency Press Release

Proposed Policy – Community Awards Policy

At the Regular Meeting of Council held July 23, 2018, Council proposed a Community Awards  Policy. Attached is the proposed policy.

Any member of the public who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to the City of Dawson Creek’s policy may submit comments regarding these proposed amendments, in writing, to:

Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration via email: or fax 250.782.3203 or drop them off at City Hall at 10105 12A Street no later than 4:30 pm on August  23, 2018.

Community Awards Policy

Regular Meeting of Council July 23, 2018

A Regular Council Meeting will be held Monday, July 23, 2018 and will include:

  • Director Rose, Director Hiebert & Manager Crystal Brown, Peace River Regional District in attendance re: Municipal Participation in Electoral Area Planning.
  • Letter from Amy Vienneau, VNO Consulting (June 22, 2018) re: Local Government Emergency Management Consulting.

  • Email from Cathy Peters, BC’s Anti-Human Trafficking Educator (June 26, 2018) re: Child Sex Trafficking in BC.

  • Report No. 18-099 from the Deputy Director of Corporate Administration re: Community Awards Policy.

  • Report No. 18-110 from the Project Manager re: Trucked Waste Receiving Facility Rates & Agreement.