Community Pride

Community Pride

How can we make our Stewart a better place?

Change a piece of your community, discover what it means to be an active citizen, and build a commitment to take action in new and exciting ways.

Spread warmth and cheer - in the real community, you could drop by a new neighbors house with a hot welcoming apple pie; in a virtual community you could spread good news and gather the community in a group effort to deliver congratulations or kudos.


Take pride in your community - when you love your community and participate as an active and committed member, the pride will come naturally.


What can you do:

  • Adopt a Street - The Adopt A Street program is a way that families, groups, clubs or businesses can contribute to the community and enhance the level of community pride in their surrounding area by reducing litter.
  • Clean up Days - Clean Up Stewart Days is a Spring community event. Please, take this opportunity to clean up your yards.
  • Help elderly – take a pride and pleasure in helping those that need it most.
  • Canada Day Activities – join us July 1 for the annual Canada Day parade and celebrations. Show your community pride by entering a float, volunteering or donating to the event
  • Beautify your town – join our Town beautification team (contact Councillor Lynn for more information)
  • Learn about the history of your town - Learning where you come from will help you understand why you’re there, and increase your appreciation of where you live.  Learn about the people who founded the town where we live.  Learn about the cultural history that shaped, and continues to influence Stewart. Join Stewart Historical Society.
  • Visit your Library - Invaluable public resources are kept and maintained for our enrichment, convenience, accessibility, and enjoyment, and a Library is a public place that we can all enjoy.  Get out of your house once in a while and see what your community — and your tax dollars — have to offer.
  • Buy local - Support your local community by shopping locally.
  • Cemetery Care - Take care of your loved one's final resting place.  The well-kept Cemetery reflects community pride and respect for past residents; displaying the philosophy "We take care of our town".

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