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

Adoption Awareness Month

POSTED: November 13, 2019

At the Regular Meeting of November 12, 2019, Council proclaimed November as Adoption Awareness month

Townsite Avalanche Risk Assessment

POSTED: November 7, 2019

View the District of Stewart's Townsite Avalanche Risk Assessment provided by Alpine Solutions Avalanche Services.

Recreation Director

POSTED: November 1, 2019

The District of Stewart would like to take this opportunity to welcome Rena Bronstein to the team as the new Recreation Director.  For details regarding her new role, and contact information, please see the notice in this link.

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