Granduc Road Closure

POSTED: September 17, 2020

Please note that the Granduc Road will be temporarily closed to all traffic on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 7:00am to 1:00pm

Water Service Interruption: POSTPONED

POSTED: September 10, 2020

The water shut off that was tentatively scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17 has been postponed until at least next week - please see the notice for more information.

Water Service Interruption Notice & Boil Water Notice

POSTED: August 27, 2020

Please see the attached Public Notice pertaining to the:
=> Boil Water Notice

COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE

POSTED: July 24, 2020

COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE.

TEN WAYS TO STAY SAFE THIS SUMMER

Public Notices, Information, Tenders, Job Opportunities and more

POSTED: June 1, 2020

View all of the current District of Stewart info here

Premier Outlines Plan to Restart BC Safely

POSTED: May 6, 2020

To view the full newsbrief, please click on this link.

Information Bulletin:  Province-wide Fire Ban

POSTED: April 8, 2020

Please see the attachments below for more information regarding the fire ban:

Additional information from BC Firesmart:   Wildfire Prevention

COVID-19:  PUBLIC NOTICES & INFORMATION PAGE

POSTED: April 6, 2020

Visit this page to view various notices, updates and information.

Important Reminder Regarding Depositing Garbage in Bins

POSTED: April 3, 2020

Please be reminded:  it is very important that the community follows procedures in place when taking garbage to the bear-proof bins.  Please see the Public Notice in this link for details.

Property Tax Payment Options

POSTED: April 3, 2020

Even though the District office is currently closed, there are still several ways to make property tax payments - and now a new option:  "Pay Simply"  Please see the notice in this link to learn more.

Arena & Programming Update

POSTED: March 23, 2020

The Arena is closed and all programming cancelled until further notice - please see the Public Notice for more information.

Business Facade Improvement Program

POSTED: March 13, 2020

The District is once again offering a business facade grant program to financially support business improvements.

Welcome to the District’s new Director of Public Works

POSTED: March 10, 2020

Please see the announcement from the Mayor welcoming Mark Sture as the District's new Director of Public Works.

2020-2024 Preliminary Budget

POSTED: March 2, 2020

There will be an opportunity for the public to comment on the preliminary budget at the March 9th, 2020 Regular Council Meeting.  Details regarding the process, as well as the Preliminary Budget and Capital Projects & Expenditure sheets have been posted here for information.

Call for Nominations:  Volunteer Recognition Award for 2019

POSTED: March 2, 2020

The District of Stewart is seeking nominations for a member of our community to receive the 2019 Volunteer Recognition Award.  For information regarding the process please see the attached notice.

We Would Like Your Feedback!

POSTED: February 6, 2020

The District of Stewart would like the community's input regarding the "One Call Now" phone notification that took place on Wednesday, February 5th at 11:30am.
This is your opportunity to provide or update your contact information to ensure you receive a call/text/email in the event of an emergency.
It will also provide us with feedback regarding your experience, to help us troubleshoot and improve any issues that may have occurred. Please click this link to take the survey.

Public Notice:  Siren Warning System Test - FOLLOW-UP

POSTED: February 5, 2020

The District of Stewart conducted a test of the Emergency Siren Warning System on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 12:00pm.
Do not have concern if you did not hear the test, as the sirens were only activated briefly.  For more information - please see the attached notice in this link.

Business Licence Renewal

POSTED: December 16, 2019

2019 Business Liceneces expire on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.  Please ensure you renew your licence before that date or late penalties will apply and enforcement after 30 days.  For further details, please see the Public Notice attached in this link.  To view the Business Licenec Bylaw (including the application form for new businesses) please click this link:  Business Licence Bylaw No. 955, 2019

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.

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

POSTED: October 1, 2019

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

Guide to Stewart

POSTED: October 1, 2019

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!

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.

Keeping Wildlife Wild and Communities Safe

POSTED: June 4, 2019

This is an interactive website preventing conflict with wildlife through collaboration, education and community solutions

Blue-green Algae Tips for Summer

POSTED: June 1, 2019

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

News Release

POSTED: April 11, 2019

The District of Stewart has been successful in their grant application submitted to the 2019 Community Child Care Space Creation Program in the amount of $585,731. Click on the link for details   /docs/news_release.pdf

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.

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.

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.

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 to health related travel.

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

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

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.

Notice of Town Hall Meeting:  September 28, 2020

POSTED: September 3, 2020 | Mayors Blog

District of Stewart Mayor & Council welcome the Community's input regarding proposed projects, community services and general feedback.  To RSVP for attendance at the Al Lawrence Memorial Arena, see the attached Public Notice.

Granduc Road Closure

POSTED: September 17, 2020

Please note that the Granduc Road will be temporarily closed to all traffic on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 7:00am to 1:00pm

Water Service Interruption: POSTPONED

POSTED: September 10, 2020

The water shut off that was tentatively scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 17 has been postponed until at least next week - please see the notice for more information.

Water Service Interruption Notice & Boil Water Notice

POSTED: August 27, 2020

Please see the attached Public Notice pertaining to the:
=> Boil Water 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