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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are responsible for law enforcement in the Municipality.
Phone: 250 692‑7171
Address: 147 Hwy 35
Mailing Address: PO Box 759 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0


Fire Chief: 250 692‑7587
In case of a wildfire contact the Ministry of Forests, Protection Branch
Call toll free 1 800 663‑5555 or *5555 on most cellular networks.


Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre 250 692‑2400
Burns Lake Medical Clinic 250 692‑3111

Realize Your Goals


The Village of Burns Lake is open for business. We make it easy for entrepreneurs to launch your business idea by offering low license fees, competitive tax rates, and a village council that is ready to listen and has a desire to help new businesses succeed. There are many local resources available to any business startup.

Of course not everyone moves to Burns Lake to open a business, many people move to get a jump start on building their career. There are a number of major employers including Northern Health and School District 91 as well as, opportunities for resource-based industries, construction, contractors, suppliers, and support infrastructure.

Whether you’re looking to build a life as an entrepreneur, contractor, professional, or be employed by one of the many businesses in the district, opportunity awaits in Burns Lake!

Careers & Jobs

Many jobs are not listed on Indeed, Kijiji, Craigslist or available online. It is often word of mouth. The best way to connect is to pick up the phone and talk to some of the major companies that hire in our region.

Here is a list of the some of the larger employers:

  • Babine Forest Products – (250) 692-7177
  • Decker Lake Forest Products – (250) 698-7304
  • Burns Lake Native Development Corporation – (250) 692-3188
  • Ministry of Forests – (250) 692-2200
  • Tahtsa Timber – (250) 692-7640
  • Lakes District Maintenance – (250) 692-7766
  • Ts’il Kaz Koh Burns Lake Band – (250) 692-7717
  • Lake Babine Nation – (250) 692-4700
  • Burns Lake Hospital – (250) 692-2400
  • School District 91 – (250) 567-2284
  • Regional District Bulkley-Nechako – 250-692-3195
  • Real Canadian Superstore – (250) 692-1980
  • Save on Foods – (250) 692-7134

Burns Lake Works is a government agency for finding employment in Burns Lake. Click here to visit their Facebook page.