Business Retention & Expansion

Business Retention & Expansion

Stewart business community engages with the District of Stewart through The Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) to identify how we can enhance the success of local businesses.

We would like to work with local businesses to identify issues that hinder business growth. Also, we are looking for collaboration with internal and external partners to determine how to resolve the issues raised and foster a positive business environment.
 

Participate in the BR+E Program


To join our program, complete our online questionnaire form or contact the Economic Development Committee Chair or CAO to arrange a business visitation.


Program’s short-term goals


• Connect the District with the local business community
• Provide information to local business on District of Stewart initiatives and action plans 
• Resolve urgent issues raised by businesses


Program’s long-term goals


• Identify community strengths and challenges to doing business in Stewart
• Help existing businesses grow in the community
• Attract business investment and jobs into the community

The District of Stewart would like to hear from the local business community - please provide us with your feedback by completing this confidential questionnaire.  It takes approximately 3-5 minutes to complete the questionnaire.  Click on the link below:

ONLINE FORM

UBCM-2016

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | Mayors Blog

The 2016 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention is focused on the theme “Stronger Together”. Standing together, from far and wide, each region still stands together. Each region has something unique to contribute to the growth and prosperity of BC and is integral to the success of this province.

Water quality

POSTED: September 5, 2016 | Mayors Blog

Lately the District of Stewart has issued few times a boil water advisory.  It's strictly a precautionary measure due power outage. Without power  water pressure at our pump declined below established level. A loss in pressure can result in contamination entering the drinking water distribution system from surrounding soil and groundwater (to read more click heading)
 

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay

STEWART HAS THE BEST SOIL FOR GARDENING

POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

Information from BC Assessment

POSTED: January 2, 2018

Please see the attached regarding the 2018 Property Assessments and information on the appeal process. BC Assessment has also provided several links to......

District of Stewart Nomination:

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has been nominated in the Best Small Communities category as a part of this year’s Open for Business Awards.
The Open for Business Awards recognize and celebrate communities that best demonstrate they are promoting and adopting business friendly initiatives within their region.

Funding Received for the Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has received funding for a cost-sharing agreement with the Government of Canada and the Province of BC under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund for  “Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project.”  The total funding amount received was.....(click link for full article)

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: December 20, 2016

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 2, 2016

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure