Petro Canada Gas Station: ready to refuel

It’s been six weeks since folks in Fort St. James were able to fuel up their vehicles from Carrier Food and Fuel: Petro Canada.

  • Oct. 26, 2016 9:00 a.m.

The ribbon is cut by Nak'azdli Chief

Barbara Latkowski

Caledonia Courier

It’s been six weeks since folks in Fort St. James were able to fuel up their vehicles from Carrier Food and Fuel: Petro Canada.

But on Oct. 19, renovations were complete and the ribbon was cut.

Manager, Garry Miller was thrilled with changes and with the turnout.

Various members of the community attended including Chief Alex McKinnon from Nak’azdli Band, members of Fort St. James District, and a variety of business owners.

All were excited to catch of glimpse of the new up-to-date and very modern station as they enjoyed a free donut and coffee in celebration of the opening.

Gas station employee, Dixon Prince, was eager to get his hands on the new pumps.

“The old pumps were noisy. These are really nice and new. It will make things a lot easier for everyone,” Prince said.

Carrier Food and Fuel continues to be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


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