2019 Byelection

2019 Byelection

When is the 2019 Byelection?

The Byelection for the office of Councillor in the District of Stewart will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 8 am to 8 pm. 

Do I qualify to vote?  (for more information, visit the "Answers to Frequently Asked Questions" page

You may vote in a BC local election as a Resident Elector if you:

  • are a Canadian citizen
  • are 18 years of age or more on general voting day
  • have lived in BC for at least 6 months before you register to vote
  • have lived in the District of Stewart for 30 days or more before you register to vote
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or assent voting and not otherwise disqualified by law.

       Non-Resident Property Electors:

  • 18 years of age older on general voting day for the election or assent voting; and
  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration; and
  • a registered owner of real property in the District of Stewart for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration; and
  • the only persons who are registered owners of the property, either as joint tenants or tenants in common, are individuals who are not holding the property in trust for a corporation or another trust; and
  • not entitled to register as a resident elector; and
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or assent voting and not otherwise disqualified by law; and if there is more than one registered owner of the property, only one of those individuals may, with the written consent of the majority of the owners, register as a non-resident property elector.

 

USEFUL TOOLS, INFORMATION, VIDEOS:

If you are considering running in the upcoming Byelection, there are some websites with excellent information & resources:

NOTICES:

  1. Advance Elector Registration
  2. Notice of Nomination
  3. Notice of Advance Voting
  4. Notice of Extension of Nomination Period
  5. Declaration of Election By Acclamation

Reminder:  Property Tax Payment Deadline-November 30, 2020

POSTED: November 24, 2020

Please see the Public Noitce for more information.

Notice of Special Council Meeting:  Wednesday, November 25, 2020

POSTED: November 20, 2020

For more information, please see the Public Notice

Notice from BC Hydro:  Planned Outage on November 28, 2020

POSTED: November 5, 2020

For details regarding BC Hydro's planned power outage, please see the Public Notice.

Supporting Local Businesses Through Tourism

POSTED: July 31, 2020

The District is supporting local businesses by utilizing an NDIT grant to promote Stewart tourism within BC. View BC Magazine's great feature on Stewart!

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: October 22, 2019

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 23, 2019

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

Dedication of “Family Quiet Room” at the Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: July 18, 2019

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