Population Expected to Double

fort st. john needs to expand city limits to accommodate anticipated population growth
According to CBC News, The city of Fort St. John handed out 30 construction permits so far this year. Together, those projects are valued at $18 million. This year already, crews have built 25 new homes; that’s more than double last year at this time. (KyleWiTh/Flickr)

According to this article in CBC News, the population of Fort St. John is expected to double over the next 6 years — one reason the city has applied to expand its boundaries.

The anticipated growth is one reason Aman Brah, a Vancouver real estate agent, is looking at development opportunities in Fort St. John. Aman says, “Initially I was looking for clients and investors, but once you start hearing these numbers and all of the facts around the area, you want to be part of it yourself.”

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