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, Elections BC has a useful website with a few of the resources listed below:

NOTICES:

  1. Advance Elector Registration
  2. Notice of Nomination

Welcome to the District’s New CAO

POSTED: July 19, 2019

Please see the letter from the Mayor welcoming Tammy McKeown as the District's new Chief Administrative Officer

Blue-green Algae Tips for Summer

POSTED: July 18, 2019

Please see the Media Bulletin from Northern Health regarding safety around the lake.

4 Tips for Coping with Wildfires and Smokey Skies

POSTED: July 9, 2019

For more information, please click on the link from Northern Health's Public Service Announcement regarding Disaster Stress.

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

POSTED: July 18, 2019

Please join us at the Stewart Health Centre on July 22 at 1:00pm for the presentation in memory of Alfred H. Burton.  For details, please see the attached notice.

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