City of Fernie

New Ski Shuttle Announced for the 17/18 Winter Season

Both visitors and locals will see a new local ski shuttle bus on the roads for this coming ski season thanks to a partnership between the City of Fernie, Tourism Fernie, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.

Posted by admin on Nov 09, 2017

October 20, 2017 City of Fernie Update on Ammonia Leak at Fernie Memorial Arena

The City held its fourth Press Conference at Red Tree Lodge including comments from Fire Chief Ted Ruiter, Fernie Mayor Mary Giuliano, Karen Smith-Myles, sister to the City of Fernie's Director of Leisure Services who we lost on the 17th, and Cheryl McDougall, a member of the provincial Disaster Social Services team in Fernie offering their support to our community. 

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 20, 2017

UPDATE: Fernie Memorial Arena Ammonia Leak

FERNIE, BC – 7:30pm October 17, 2017 -  Emergency crews remain on scene responding to an ammonia leak at Fernie Memorial Arena.

The site has been secured, however crews are still unable to safely enter the facility.

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Oct 17, 2017

August 24, 2017 Council Connection

The latest staff reports, bylaws and reports of the committees in this edition of the Council Connection.

Posted by admin on Aug 26, 2017

On Serving with Dignity

Lately I’ve been musing on the term “public servant” and the concept of humility overall.

As politicians, we are seen cutting ribbons, making speeches and presenting awards—performing the function of “dignitaries.” It is important for all of us to remember that elected officials' primary function is to serve the community. It seems like an ironic contrast, to be both dignitaries and servants, a contrast that may create internal conflict.

Posted by Joni Krats on Dec 29, 2012

City of Fernie Update - July

This is an insider's report on City of Fernie activities and aspirations. If you wonder how local government works, or want more insight into certain issues, send your questions in.

Q: Why do they have to talk like that during council meetings?

Posted by Joni Krats on Jun 22, 2012
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