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PEOPLE’S

CHOICE

2018 Find out who is the

BEST OF THE BEST

in Fort St. John and area

• Best In Area • Best Business • Best People • Best Food presented by the

• Best Places For • Best Athlete • Best Service... • BEST OF THE BEST

Alaska Highway News


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PeoPle’s CHoICe 2018

PEOPLE’S cHoIce 2018 PrIZe WINNers 1st Place WINNer

BARBARA SCOBIE Barbara received a trip for two to Vancouver from Laurie Erickson at Marlin Travel.

2nd Place WINNer

CAROLYN LANGDON Carolyn won box seats for 6 at the Lido for any public event they are holding - presented by Michelle Lindley of the Lido Theatre.

3rd Place WINNer

VICTORIA BUTLER Homesteader Health Foods staff Joan (left), Jane (right) present Victoria Butler (centre) with a $150 gift certificate to the store.


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 3

Best IN area Church Alliance Church Community Event High on Ice School Bert Bowes Fundraising Event FSJ Rotary Mega Lottery Service Club FSJ Rotary Club

PeoPle’s CHoICe 2018 Best BUsINess Appliance Store Brad’s Furniture Appliance Service & Repair Totem Electronics ATV’S / Snowmobiles / Motorcycles Trail Blaz’n Power Auto Body Shop Alaska Highway Auto Body Auto Repair Shop Walt’s Automotive

Thank You For Voting Us

BEST OFFICE STAFF BEST INSURANCE AGENCY

HUB INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE BROKERS 9324 - 100 Street • 250-261-6696

52772


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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Auto Parts Store NAPA Auto Parts Best Bar/Pub The Canadian Brewhouse & Grill Beauty Salon Hair Bin Bottled Water Canadian Water Serve & Save Building Supplies Home Hardware Carpet Cleaner Fort Carpet Cleaners

Car Rental Avis New Car/Truck Dealership Fort City Chrysler Car Wash Wash Zone Cell Phone Dealer Custom Cellular / Telus Store Children’s Wear Smarti Pantz

VOTED BEST

COMPUTERS

2018 PEOPLE’S CHOICE

9907 100 Avenue • 250.785.1015

46712

Thank You Fort St. John


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 5

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Equipment Rental Peace Country Rentals

Computers Computer Emporium Convenience Store Circle K Daycare Oscare Dental Clinic FSJ Dental Clinic Department Store Wal-Mart Driving School Safety First

Eye Glasses Northern Vision Care Farm Equipment Dealer Butler Farm Equipment Financial Institution North Peace Savings & Credit Union Fitness Club Goodlife Fitness

Thank You

for voting us Best Land Surveying Company in this year’s People’s Choice Awards

Thank you to all our loyal customers for voting for us in the

2018 People’s Choice!

9820 - 108th Street, Fort St. John • 250-787-0371

10716 100 Ave, Fort St John, BC V1J 1Z3 52768

BEST

Hardware Store Building Supplies Paint Store

(250) 787-0300 • www.wsp.com

Surveying | Engineering

540019


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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Flooring Store Braun’s Florist Flower Hut Furniture City Furniture Gas Station Safeway Gas Bar Gift Shop This & That Glass Dealership Alpine Auto Auto Glass

Golf Pro Shop Lake Point Golf & Country Club Hardware Store Home Hardware Heavy Truck Dealership Inland Kenworth Home Entertainment Retailer The Brick Hot Tub Dealer Rec Pro Arctic Spas

A BIG THANK YOU GOES OUT TO EVERYONE WHO VOTED FOR US IN THE 2018 PEOPLE’S CHOICE

BEST FLOORING STORE & BEST RETAIL SALES STAFF !

10020-96 Ave., For t St. John | Phone: 250-787-1842 | w w w.braunsflooring.com


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 7

Hunting / Camping Backcountry Insurance Agency Hub Barton Insurance Jewellery Roland Triebel Jewellers Land Surveyors WSP Landscaping Midnight Sun Lawn & Garden Products Canadian Tire CALLISON ZEUNERT LAW CORPORATION BARRISTERS & SOLICITORS

PeoPle’s CHoICe 2018 Law Firm Callison Zeunert Lingerie Store Veronica’s Closet Locksmith Systems Secure Meat Butcher Block Medical Clinic ABC Medical Clinic Men’s Wear Mark’s

THANK YOU! We appreciate you choosing us the

BEST PLACE TO GO for health food products

Thank you

to everyone who voted us

Best Law Firm in the 2018 people’s choice.

9830 110 Avenue Fort St. John, BC V1J 2T1

250.785.8033 • www.czlaw.ca

9920 - 97 Avenue, Fort St. John Sun: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Mon – Thurs: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Fri: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday: Closed Holiday Hours: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

250-785-1455 • www.homesteaderhealth.com


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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Motel / Hotel Home2 Suites Muffler Shop Minute Muffler Notary Desirae Jeannotte Nursery/Greenhouse Dunvegan Gardens Office Supplies Staples Oilfield Company Shell

Oilfield Service Macro Optometrist Dr. John Gentles Paint Supplies Home Hardware Petroleum Cardlock Co-op Petroleum Pharmacy / Drug Store Shoppers Drug Mart Plumbing Shop D Bauer Mechanical

PEOPLE’S Dancing Canadian Diamonds

Plus large selection of

Rings

Earrings

Necklaces

Chains

CHOICE 2018 Roland & Debbie would like to thank you for voting us

Best Jewellery Store D-9803 93 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC | 250-787-1995

www.rolandtriebeljewellers.com


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 9

Printers Community Printers Produce Save On Foods Radio Station The Bear RV Park / Campground Peace Island Park Shoe Store Good 2 Go

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Spa HB Health & Body Wellness and Spa Sporting Goods Store Ernie’s Source for Sports Supermarket Save on Foods Supermarket Biscuits / Rolls Safeway Supermarket Bread Safeway


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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Supermarket Deli Save on Foods Tanning Salon Sunny Dayz

Tire Store Kal Tire Transmission Repair Shop S & J Automotive

UNLEASHED POWER UNREAL SAVINGS UNLEASHED POWER UNREAL SAVINGS

GET UP TO A

$1,500 REBATE ON SELECT 2018 MODELS PROMOTION ENDS OCTOBER 31, 2018

GET UP TO A

$1,500 REBATE ON SELECT 2018 MODELS

THANK YOU

PROMOTION ENDS OCTOBER 31, 2018

TRAILBLAZNPOWER.COM

FORT ST. JOHN

© 2018 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP). All rights reserved. ®, TM and the BRP logo are trademarks of BRP or its affiliates. In the U.S.A., products are distributed by BRP US Inc. This offer is valid in the U.S.A. only at participating Ski-Doo ® dealers on new and unused Ski-Doo snowmobiles (excluding racing models and units sold under the Spring Fever promotion) purchased, delivered and registered between September 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018. The terms and conditions may vary depending on your state and these offers are subject to termination or change at any time without notice. See your Ski-Doo dealer for details. † Get up to $1,500 on select 2018 models: Eligible units are select new and unused 2018 Ski-Doo® models. Rebate amount depends on the model purchased. While quantities last. Promotions are subject to termination or change at any time without notice. Offer may not be assigned, traded, sold or combined with any other offer unless expressly stated herein. Offer void where restricted or otherwise prohibited by law. BRP reserves the right, at any time, to discontinue or change specifications, prices, designs, features, models or equipment without incurring any obligation. Always consult your snowmobile dealer when selecting a snowmobile for your particular needs and carefully read and pay special attention to your Operator’s Guide, Safety Video, Safety Handbook and to the safety labelling on your snowmobile. Always ride responsibly and safely and wear appropriate clothing, including a helmet. Please observe applicable laws and regulations. Remember that riding and alcohol/drugs don’t mix.

10516 Alaska Rd., Fort St. John, BC V1J1B3

(250) 785-6675

DAWSON CREEK

47 Vic Turner Rd., Dawson Creek, BC V1J 5A1

(250) 782-6685 © 2018 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP). All rights reserved. ®, TM and the BRP logo are trademarks of BRP or its affiliates. In the U.S.A., products are distributed by BRP US Inc. This offer is valid in the U.S.A. only at participating Ski-Doo ® dealers on new and unused Ski-Doo snowmobiles (excluding racing models and units sold under the Spring Fever promotion) purchased, delivered and registered between September 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018. The terms and conditions may vary depending on your state and these offers are subject to termination or change at any time without notice. See your Ski-Doo dealer for details. † Get up to $1,500 on select 2018 models: Eligible units are select new and unused 2018 Ski-Doo® models. Rebate amount depends on the model purchased. While quantities last. Promotions are subject to termination or change at any time without notice. Offer may not be assigned, traded, sold or combined with any other offer unless expressly stated herein. Offer void where restricted or otherwise prohibited by law. BRP reserves the right, at any time, to discontinue or change specifications, prices, designs, features, models or equipment without incurring any obligation. Always consult your snowmobile dealer when selecting a snowmobile for your particular needs and carefully read and pay special attention to your Operator’s Guide, Safety Video, Safety Handbook and to the safety labelling on your snowmobile. Always ride responsibly and safely and wear appropriate clothing, including a helmet. Please observe applicable laws and regulations. Remember that riding and alcohol/drugs don’t mix.

for voting us 2018 People’s Choice

BEST ATV MOTORCYCLES SNOWMOBILES


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 11

Travel Agency Marlin Travel Towing Service First Choice Towing Used Car Dealership Fort Motors Vet Clinic Rivers Animal Hospital Work Wear Steel Toes Western Wear 8 Seconds

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Women’s Wear Wal Mart Best People Accountant Gavin Still / MNP Auctioneer Short Busche Bank Manager Nicola Budd / BMO Bank Teller Kirsten Arnott / BMO

FOCUSED ON FAMILY EYECARE Thank you Fort St. John for voting Dr john Gentles BEST OPTOMETRIST & FOR VOTING US BEST EYEGLASSES Like us on Facebook in the 2018 People’s Choice

9808 - 101st Ave. Fort St. John, BC

250.785.2020

900 - 102nd Ave. Suite 102, Dawson Creek, BC

250.782.1121


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THANK YOU F.S.J!! For Voting us the

BEST FAST FOOD RESTAURANT

in the 2018 People’s Choice

COME SEE US AT 11103 ALASKA ROAD


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 13

Barber Karen Sutherland / Coach Barbers Bartender Mathew Staverman / The Canadian Brewhouse & Grill Bus Driver Diane Clay Carpenter Curt Embleton Car Salesman Dwayne Neitz / Murray GM

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Cashier Shelly Little / Save On Foods Civic Leader Dan Davies City Employee Diane Hunter Club President Raven Pruden / FSJ Rotary Club Coach / Team Todd Alexander / FSJ Huskies

Voted Best Travel Agency in the 2018 People’s Choice

Left to Right : Pam Hunter, Nicola Myhre, Sandy Parker, Alison Hekker, Laurie Erickson

Fort St John and Area

10411 100 Street

250-785-4481

52786

Thank you


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T S S E T B O PAR T E U R A O T S Pe

QUALITY PARTS... EXPERT SERVICE!


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 15

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Electrician Ace Instrumentations

Customer Service Clerk Jaycee Bird / FSJ Visitors Center

Estheticians Hair Bin

Dentist Dr. Andrieuk

Fire Fighter Adam Horst

Dental Hygienist Tammy Gulevich / Blooming Smiles

Hairdresser Pat Bell Home Caregiver Mary White

Doctor Dr. Hamill

Growing Your Business, Building Your Community MNP thanks you for awarding Gavin Still 2018 People’s Choice Award for Best Accountant within the Fort St. John region. In business, change is the only constant. For that reason, we are constantly evolving to keep your business ahead of the curve. As one of Canada’s leading accounting and business consulting firms, MNP invests extensive time and resources to fully understand both the various industries and the unique challenges within the Fort St. John business community. We strive to make both the business we work with and the communities they belong to that much stronger. Contact Gavin Still at 250.785.8166 or gavin.still@mnp.ca

ACCOUNTING

CONSULTING

› TAX

MNP.ca

Wherever business takes you. 52771


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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Letter Carrier Cindy Beer Local Band Twin Peaks Local Newspaper Columnist Matt Preprost Local Radio Personality Airik Clarke / Moose FM Office Staff Hub Barton Insurance

Paper Carrier Corrine Johnson Personal Trainer Jenny Briscoe / Today’s Techniques Pet Groomer Friendly Pets Pharmacist Irvin Tin Lok Tang / Shoppers Drug Mart


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 17

Thank You Fort St. John and area for Voting Us Best Deli • Best Supermarket • Best Produce Best Cashier - Shelley Little

10345 100 Street Fort St John, BC • 250-785-2985 46689

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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Photographer Darcy Shawchek Politician Bob Zimmer Principal Kathy Scheck / Margaret Ma Murray Community School Police Officer Constable C Neustaeter Real Estate Agent Eli Chi

Receptionist Marilyn Moore / Ace Instrumentations Salesperson / Retail Julia Fellers / Flower Hut Teacher Elementary Thaedra Cooper / Clearview Teacher Jr. High Ms. Coulter / Dr. Kearney

Fort St. John's People's Choice Best Notary

2016, 2017 & 2018 3 years in a row, we are very grateful for your support. Thank you!

• BEST Carpenter - Curt Embleton EMBLETON CONSTRUCTION LTD 10124 95 Ave, Fort St John, BC V1J 1J1 Phone: (250) 785-7525

DESIRAE JEANNOTTE

"Thank you to the community of Fort St. John for choosing us again as Best Notary!"

Phone: 250-787-1163 1, 10230 100th Street, Fort St. John, BC


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 19

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Teacher Sr. High Mr. Lovell / NPSS Travel Agent Marva Kosick / Uniglobe Truck Driver Dan Giesbrecht / Tempest Volunteer Raven Pruden Waitress Ashley Deveaux/ Mr Mike’s

Best Foods Appetizers Boston Pizza Breakfast TJ’s Caesar / Cocktails Brown’s Social House Chicken Wings Casey’s Chinese Restaurant Mama Panda


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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018

THANK YOU FORT ST JOHN FOR VOTING US 2018 PEOPLE’S CHOICE

BEST WINE SELECTION BEST SEAFOOD BEST WAITRESS - ASHLEY DEVEAUX

9324 Alaska Road • Fort St. John BC

250-262-4151


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Coffee McDonald’s Coldest Beer Canadian Brew House & Grill Desserts Whole Wheat & Honey

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Ethnic Restaurant EDO Japan Fast Food Burger King French Fries McDonald’s

Doughnuts Tim Horton’s

Hamburger’s Wendy’s

Dinner Browns Social House

Hot Dogs Orange Julius

2018 People’s Choice


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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Ice Cream / Yogurt DQ

Restaurant Browns Social House

Lunch Subway

Salads Subway

Pizza Pizza 73

Sandwiches Subway

Pub Casey’s

Seafood Mr. Mike’s

Kid’s Meal McDonald’s

Service Just Jack’s

Thank you for all the love We’re proud to be voted Fort St. John’s best kid’s meal, French fries & coffee

Visit us at our 2 locations • 10920 Alaska Road • Walmart® in Fort St. John ©2018 McDonald’s


Thanks for voting us PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Best Salads, Steak Best Places For Best Sandwiches, Montana’s Bargains Sushi Best Service and Winners EDO Japan Cleanest Store Best Vegetarian Tacos Amanda’s No Frills Browns Social Fort St. John! House Customer Service PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 23

Vegetarian Chopped Leaf Wine Selection Mr Mike’s

Safeway

Golfing Lake Point Golf & Country Thanksfor forClub votingus us Thanks voting

BestSalads, Salads, Best Best Sandwiches, Thanks for voting us Best Sandwiches, BestService Service and Salads,and Best BestVegetarian Vegetarian Sandwiches, Best Thanks forSt. voting us Fort St. John! Best Service and Fort John! Thank you for voting Edo Japan as Best Sushi & Ethnic Restaurant! Best Salads, Best Vegetarian Best Sandwiches, Fort St. John! Best Service and Best Vegetarian Fort St. John!

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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018 Health Food Homesteader Health Food

Store Window Display This & That

Oil Change Great Canadian Oil Change

Tanning Tropical Tanning Salon

Recycling Eco-Depot

Waste Disposal D & T Disposal

Working First Choice

Wheel Chair Accessibility Totem Mall

Shopping Totem Mall

THANK YOU FORT ST JOHN FOR VOTING US Best Steak

46718

8808-96A Street • 250.785.7247


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PeoPle’s CHoICe 2018

Best atHlete Male Jaydon Viens Female Jesse Copes

A BIG

Best IN tHe arts Actor / Actress Ted Sloan Artist Susan Wuthrich Musician Adam Kirschner

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the

2018

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10115 94 Ave, Fort St John, BC V1J 1G4

(250) 785-0300 THANK YOU FORT ST JOHN FOR VOTING US

BEST RECYCLING

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PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018

2018 People’s Choice “Best Farm Equipment Dealer”

Printed in Canada | E&OE December 2015 15264-S01-03

Thanking our customers for their continued support!


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 27

Civic LEADER

PeoplE’s CHOICE 2018

Best

Thank you Fort St. John and area, I am honoured to be voted “Best Civic Leader” in the 2018 People’s Choice. I would also like to thank my constituency office staff for all of their hard work and dedication.

Street Address: 10104 100 St., Fort St John, British Columbia V1J 3Y7 250-263-0101 52800

THANK YOU FORT ST JOHN FOR VOTING US

10107 94 Avenue, Fort St John BC Fort St John:

250-787-5088 Dawson Creek:

250-782-5060

BEST WASTE DISPOSAL Serving the needs of residential, commercial, industrial and oilfield clients, locally owned and operated D & T Disposals Ltd. provides temporary and long term garbage disposal bin rentals in Fort St. John, Dawson Creek and surrounding areas of the Peace River Region.


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10442 100 St, Fort St. John

250-787-1552

Lorraine, Marnie and the Staff of The Hair Bin and HB Spa would like to thank all our Amazing clients for voting us: Gift icates Certif ble Availa

The Hair Bin- Best Salon HB Health & Body Wellness Spa- Best Spa The Hair Bin- Best Estheticians

Larg R est Sele etail the ction in Nor th

for 2018!

Thank you, from the whole team, for believing in and supporting us! We have strived daily for over 32 years to improve our customer service and provide you with the excellent service you deserve. The HB Health & Body Wellness Spa is now licensed to serve alcoholic beverages, you can order a drink with any service of 60 minutes or more!

250-787-1552


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Thank You FORT ST JOHN

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE Who Voted In the 2018 PEOPLE’S CHOICE TAMMY GULEVICH Dental Hygienist

For Voting Us

BEST MUFFLER SHOP in the 2018 People’s Choice Awards Suite B, 10720 101 Ave, Fort St John, BC

Now practicing out of

(250) 262-3240 Call, Text or Email to book appointment at

250.262.2930

46709

tammygulevich@gmail.com

Thank You for voting us

Best Petroleum Cardlock in this year’s People’s Choice Awards FORT ST JOHN CO-OP PETROLEUM DEPT

Delivery Service

PETROLEUM

10808 91st Ave, Fort St. John, BC (250) 785-9088

7315 100th Ave, Fort St. John, BC (250) 785-5651

Prespatou Cardlock, 21793 Prespatou Rd (250) 785-4471

www.fsjcoop.com 540018


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Thank You for Voting Us 2018 People’s Choice Best Gas Station BestBread Best Biscuits/Rolls Best Customer Service

9123 100 Street

250-261-5477

46704


PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2018 • 31

THANK YOU Fort St. John & Area for voting me

“Best Newspaper Columnist” Send your news tips and letters to the editor by emailing Matt at editor@ahnfsjca.

Matt Preprost

Thank you Fort St. John and surrounding area for choosing us as best Thank You Constant Reader

9916-98th St., Fort St. John, BC Phone: 250-785-5631 | Fax: 250-785-3522 www.alaskahighwaynews.ca

HOT TUB DEALER 9424 100 St | Fort St. John, BC 250 785-3006

THANK YOU FORT ST. JOHN for Voting us! Electrical, Instrumentation, Parts & Services Commercial & Light Industrial Services

Best Receptionist - Marilyn Moore. Best Electricians

Proudly serving the Peace Region for over 25 years.

1.866.785.1206 | ace95.com

52773

FORT ST. JOHN, BC | DAWSON CREEK, BC | GRANDE PRAIRE, AB | CALGARY, AB


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People’s Choice Award Winner

BEST REALTOR

Elizabeth Chi

Thank You Thank you so much for this huge honour for the second year in a row! I wouldn’t be here today without the amazing support of my clients and team. A huge thank you as well to my industry colleagues for your help and collaboration.

It really is a team effort!

Cell: 778.256.2888 www.elichi.ca Facebook:EliChiFSJRealtor @EliChiRealtor

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EliChiFSJRealtor

Century 21 Energy Realty 101, 9120 100 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC

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