Public Notice:  Bear River Water Advisory

POSTED: December 14, 2018

Please see the Public Notice attached advising the public not to use water directly from the Bear River for domestic purposes as of today, December 14.

November 28, 2018:  Public Awareness Test

POSTED: November 28, 2018

The Provincial Test of the "Alert-Ready System" will be conducted on November 28th at 1:55 PM local time (2:55 PM local time in Quebec). The test will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible wireless devices. Please note, not all mobile devices will receive the test message. For general device compatibility, you can refer to the Alert Ready website here. We recommend that you contact your wireless service provider with specific inquiries regarding public alerting services and device compatibility. Your provider will be best able to answer specific compatibility questions.

Changes to Waste Management in Stewart

POSTED: November 23, 2018

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine will be managing solid waste in Stewart in collaboration with the District of Stewart.  Effective December 1, 2018 please bring your clean segregated recyclable materials to the RECYCLING DIVERSION CENTRE at the Stewart Landfill.  For more information regarding these changes, please click the Public Notice issued by the Regional District.

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.

We Would Like Your Input!

POSTED: October 24, 2018

The District of Stewart is conducting a Parks Survey which will help determine the best way to invest and enhance our parks and green spaces. Surveys are anonymous and can be completed by clicking here:  ONLINE SURVEY. Online surveys must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on November 30th, 2018.

Paper surveys are located at the Stewart Public Library, Harbor Lights grocery store and at the District Office, and must be completed and received by the District by 4:30 p.m. on November 30th, 2018.

Public & Technical Advisory Committee:  Solid Waste Management Plan

POSTED: October 12, 2018

The Regional District of Kitimat Stikine is providing an opportunity for the public to participate in this committee - for more information see the attachment.

Provincial State of Emergency Declared

POSTED: August 15, 2018

Please see the News Release from the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General-Emergency Management BC regarding the Province's response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

Notice of Road Closure

POSTED: August 10, 2018

Please see the attached Public Notice Bulletin regarding the closure of the section of road between 1st Avenue and the south entrance to the Dike Road.

Open Burning to be prohibited in the Northwest Fire Centre

POSTED: August 2, 2018

Please see the attached INFORMATION BULLETIN from the province regarding the open burning prohibition to be effective Friday, August 3rd at Noon.

Notice to All Dog Owners in the District of Stewart

POSTED: June 29, 2018

If you are a dog owner in Stewart, there is important information for you to read in the attached notice.

Northern Health News Release:  Northern Health Connections

POSTED: May 30, 2018

Please see the attached News Release from Northern Health regarding access health related travel.

Business Facade Improvement Program

POSTED: February 21, 2018

The District of Stewart is once again offering the Business Facade Grant Program to support business improvements. For more information, click the links below to view:

Register Your Household for Stewart’s “One Call System” in the Event of an Emergency

POSTED: February 7, 2018

Please see the attached Poster regarding registering your household for emergency notifications.

Funding Received for the Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has received funding for a cost-sharing agreement with the Government of Canada and the Province of BC under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund for  “Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project.”  The total funding amount received was.....(click link for full article)

Water Quality Advisory - Lifted effective November 2, 2017

POSTED: November 2, 2017

Please note that the Water Quality Advisory previously in effect has been lifted effective November 2, 2017

Special Event Insurance in Municipal Owned Buildings and Parks

POSTED: October 30, 2017

If you are planning an event in a municipal owned building or park and require insurance, for your convenience the District has attached a link for easy access to quotes and payment: CLICK HERE

Public Notices, Information and Job Opportunities

POSTED: September 1, 2017

View District of Stewart Public Notices, Information & Job Opportunites here

NW BC Resource Benefits Alliance

POSTED: August 25, 2017

Watch this video for updates regarding Municipal Government and Regional District discussions with the Provincial Government regarding a potential revenue sharing agreement for the NW

Regional District Solid Waste Management Plan

POSTED: March 23, 2017

The District of Stewart is a member of the Regional District Solid Waste Management Plan. This Plan is a new approach that will help make waste management safer and more cost efficient by sharing resources. All communities will contribute to the plan based on their population. This means that Stewart’s taxpayers will contribute approximately 7% of the cost.

You will be receiving an informational flyer in your mailbox that provides more information. We encourage you to read the flyer and be informed about the changes that will be taking place with the closure of our landfill and the construction of a transfer station.

Community meetings will be arranged in the coming months so that you can provide your input into this process.

If you have questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me.

Jennifer Larson, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer

2016 Census Data

POSTED: February 8, 2017

Here is the first level of Census Data from 2016, just in:  Stewart Population

New Landfill Tipping Fees

POSTED: July 9, 2016

At the Regular Meeting of May 9th, 2016 Council adopted the new Solid Waste Amending Bylaw No. 898, 2016.
This bylaw replaces "Schedule D" (fees & charges) of Bylaw No. 875, 2015 and tipping fees now apply to both Commercial & Residential Users.

Guide to Stewart

POSTED: March 9, 2016

Thinking of making Stewart your home or planning a vacation adventure?  View this Guide to Stewart and see all that our beautiful community has to offer!

NW BC Resource Benefits Alliance

POSTED: August 25, 2015

Attached for your information is a press release regarding the NW BC Local Government Alliance Action Plan

News Release:  Kitimat & Stewart Receive Funding for Infrastructure Projects

POSTED: July 27, 2015

The District of Stewart is pleased to be the recipient of funding from the Federal & Provincial Governments for the Stewart Landfill Site through the Small Communities Fund.

CBSA Telephone Reporting Procedure

POSTED: June 24, 2015

Canada Border Services Agency has provided the attached Notice to All Travellers requesting clearance to Canada between Midnight to 8:00am to explain the new telephone reporting procedure.

Also attached is the Border Crossing ID Requirements information sheet from CBSA.

Public Notice:  Bear River Water Advisory

POSTED: December 14, 2018

Please see the Public Notice attached advising the public not to use water directly from the Bear River for domestic purposes as of today, December 14.

November 28, 2018:  Public Awareness Test

POSTED: November 28, 2018

The Provincial Test of the "Alert-Ready System" will be conducted on November 28th at 1:55 PM local time (2:55 PM local time in Quebec). The test will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible wireless devices. Please note, not all mobile devices will receive the test message. For general device compatibility, you can refer to the Alert Ready website here. We recommend that you contact your wireless service provider with specific inquiries regarding public alerting services and device compatibility. Your provider will be best able to answer specific compatibility questions.

Changes to Waste Management in Stewart

POSTED: November 23, 2018

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine will be managing solid waste in Stewart in collaboration with the District of Stewart.  Effective December 1, 2018 please bring your clean segregated recyclable materials to the RECYCLING DIVERSION CENTRE at the Stewart Landfill.  For more information regarding these changes, please click the Public Notice issued by the Regional District.

Christmas Tree Light-up

POSTED: November 23, 2018

The Christmas Tree Light-Up is scheduled for Friday, November 30 at 7:00pm - for more details please see the attached poster.

Christmas Card Contest Winners

POSTED: November 22, 2018

We are pleased to announce the winners of the District's Christmas Card Winners!

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