Mission, Vision & Values

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

Our Mission is to work with our citizens to create a healthy, vibrant and caring community through:

  • Visionary leadership and accountable governance.
  • Citizen involvement.
  • Balancing the expectation for services with available resources.
  • Decision-making that integrates the social, economic and environmental interests of the community.
  • Quality in customer service.

Our Vision

The District of Stewart will aspire to be a complete community, unique because of its traditional, small-town atmosphere and its strong sense of pride, and where:

  • Citizens have a collective sense of belonging and contribute to the quality of life in the community.
  • The community celebrates a vibrant culture and heritage.
  • The environment is nurtured for present and future generations.
  • A dynamic economy contributes to prosperity and the opportunity to work close to home.
  • Planned development strengthens the character of the community, helping to create safe and affordable neighbourhoods.

Our Values

Demonstrating leadership and providing transparent and accountable government.

  • Encouraging community involvement.
  • Building trust and respect.
  • Promoting innovation and creativity.
  • Recognizing the achievement and contributions of District staff and citizens.
  • Fostering open and proactive communication.
  • Being fiscally responsible.

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