City of Fernie

The City of Fernie is pleased to announce the award of the City’s 2020 Discretionary Grants.

Each year Council allocates $18,000 as grants-in-aid to community groups for events, projects, or programs that support local arts, culture, environment, heritage, recreation, or health activities. In 2020 Council received a total of $43,300 in funding requests to this program.

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 2, 2020

Join your fellow 2020 #ferniestreak - ers this Sunday to celebrate getting outdoors for as many days as possible in January! What a great way to kick off the year - congratulations to everyone who kept going, regardless of weather, missing a day here or there...

The City of Fernie is pleased to announce that Council has hired Michael Boronowski as the City’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

Boronowski will join the City of Fernie from the District of Mission, where he has served as the Manager of Civic Engagement and Corporate Initiatives for the past five years. In this role, he has led major technology-transformations within the municipality and has been provincially recognized for his work transforming the Stave West Forest & Recreation Area.

Mayor Ange Qualizza couldn’t have been more thrilled to receive an invitation from our local Girl Guides to discuss what is it like to be a woman in politics, what it was like to campaign as a woman and how girls can be more engaged in politics despite not being old enough to vote.

Event Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2019

Join the City of Fernie as they kick off the Holiday Season with their annual "Light Up The Night" at the Fernie Courthouse grounds. The evening features live entertainment, games, and the opportunity to snap a photo with Santa. The Ghostriders will also be firing up the BBQ and serving free hotdogs!

Construction is complete on the City of Fernie’s new Operations Facility, and an event will be held on November 16 to officially open the new facility.

On Thursday October 3rd from 6:30pm, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce will host a local candidate forum ahead of Canada’s next federal election on Monday October 21st. The forum will be held at the Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge located at 1622 7th Avenue, Fernie. Doors will open at 6pm and the forum will begin at 6:30pm sharp.

City of Fernie
501 3rd Ave

The City of Fernie is proud to support the mining industry by organising an event that provides opportunities for competitors to test their skills against industry standards and help train their members in safe and controlled environments. The National Mine Rescue Competition showcases the vast knowledge, training, commitment and professionalism that mining emergency response and rescue teams dedicate themselves to.

Event Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Register for fall sessions with the Fernie Skating Club.