Dawson Creek, British Columbia

Dawson Creek, British Columbia

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With its booming economy, community spirit, and beautiful surroundings, Dawson City is quickly evolving into a top BC city. Dawson City has a strong focus on art, culture, and history. Its many art amenities and historical sites attract history and art enthusiasts from all over Canada.

There is never a dull moment in Dawson City. The town has two ice hockey arenas, a curling rink, an indoor pool, ice skating rinks, and a speed skating oval. In addition, just south of Dawson Creek is Bear Mountain. Bear Mountain provides over 20 kilometres of hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing trails.

  Population: 11,583

584 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, Alberta

404 kilometres northeast of Prince George, British Columbia

 January Average Temperature: -6.8° Celsius

 July Average Temperature: 16.3° Celsius

Education: 15 Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Schools

Top Industries: Forestry, Oil and Gas, Agriculture

Major Local Events: Annual Art Walk, Dawson Creek Rodeo, Annual Art Auctions

Cost of Living: Low, affordable

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