Why the District of Stewart

Why the District of Stewart

Strategically located in the heart of the Golden Triangle, Stewart has a continuous one hundred year history of facilitating mining and forestry development.

  • The economy of Stewart is supported by a varied range of industries including logging, mining and mining exploration and is destined to become a major port for distribution of ore and logs. 
  • Stewart deep sea, ice-free Port delivers easy and fast access to Asian Pacific markets and it is a viable alternative to Prince Rupert and Vancouver. Shorter turnaround times and private storage and loading facilities make Stewart the Port of Choice in Northern BC.
  • Stewart offers a paved highway to major transportation routes and an excessive amount of hydro power available for industrial use.
  • Supporting and promoting economic growth is a primary community focus.
  • Affordable, well-serviced and easily accessible industrial and commercial lands have made the District of Stewart the choice location for progressive enterprises both now and into the future.
  • The District prides itself on an open door policy. We encourage business owners, operators and potential investors to communicate with the District regarding their questions and concerns.

    Please see the following brochures for more information!
    Canadian Business Journal:  March 2013
    Canadian Business Journal:  February 2017

November is Adoption Awareness Month

POSTED: November 15, 2018

At the November 13, 2018 Regular Council meeting, Council made a motion to join the Province in proclaiming November as Adoption Awareness Month.

Water Quality Advisory

POSTED: November 14, 2018

There have been reports from residents (Nov 14 2018) experiencing brown or discoloured water in the community.  If your household is experiencing this issue, please allow your cold water tap to run until the water clears.  Additionally, please see the attached Water Quality Advisory notice (still in effect) with information and recommendations.  

Call for Nominations:  Board of Variance

POSTED: November 13, 2018

The District of Stewart is looking for interested people to sit on its Board of Variance.  This board is appointed by Council for a term of 3 years.  The board meets only when needed and fulfils the duties as per Bylaw #881, 2014 and according to the Local Government Act, Sec. 899.  Please see the attached notice for more information.

2018 Christmas Card Competition-DEADLINE EXTENDED

POSTED: October 23, 2018

For those that were hoping to submit an entry, GOOD NEWS - the deadline has been extended until Monday, November 19 at 4:30pm. So, all of you local artists and photographers still have time to participate by submitting your original artwork or photograph to the District office.
For more details, please read the Christmas Card Competition link.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

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: February 21, 2018

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

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