Public Notice:  Outhouses are now open for the season

POSTED: April 1, 2021

The District has reopened the outhouses and they are now accessible at both locations:  Memorial Park and Ian McLeod Memorial Playground

Notice of Proposed Property Disposition

POSTED: April 1, 2021

For more information, please view the Public Notice in this link.

Public Notices, Information, Tenders, Job Opportunities and more

POSTED: March 31, 2021

View all of the current District of Stewart info here

Deadline Extended:  Derelict Vehicle Removal

POSTED: March 25, 2021

Please see the attached notice about how you can have derelict vehicles removed from your property at a subsidized rate for a limited time only.

Public Health & COVID 19 Information

POSTED: March 5, 2021

Public Health does not fall under the District of Stewart’s jurisdiction. The District is here to offer support to Northern Health when required.

Please see this link for information on COVID-19

The District would like to remind all our residents of the Public Health Officer order on gatherings and events that has been in place since November 2020 and ask that everyone follows these orders to the letter of their intent.

COVID-19 PHO Order on gatherings and events

Violation tickets for unsafe COVID-19 behavior:

Recent news publication regarding Spring Break

2021-2025 Five Year Financial Plan

POSTED: March 3, 2021

The District of Stewart Council invites public comment on Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 983, 2021 which covers the 2021-2025 Operating and Capital Budgets.
For more information, please see the Notice that includes the Bylaw as well as comment/question process.

Homeowner Grant Changes for 2021

POSTED: March 1, 2021

Effective 2021, all Home Owner Grant applications must be submitted directly to the B.C. Provincial government through a secure online application.
Please see the document in this link regarding the new way to apply for your Homeowner Grant.

Click in the following links to be directed to the Province of BC website with information and the link to Apply for your Homeowner Grant.

Public Notice:  Water Distribution System

POSTED: February 26, 2021

The District has recently become aware of concerns regarding discolored water in various parts of town - for more info, please see the attached Notice.

Notice of Special Closed Meeting

POSTED: February 1, 2021

A Special Closed Meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 7:00pm.

For more information, please see the notice in this link.

Employment Opportunity:  Heavy Equipment Operator

POSTED: January 22, 2021

For more details regarding this opportunity, please see the attached notice.

Notice of Proposed Property Disposition (Soucie Construction)

POSTED: January 21, 2021

For more information regarding this, please see the attached Public Notice

January 21, 2021 ** Davis Street Update:  Road is now officially open again **

POSTED: January 18, 2021

PREVIOUS POST:  Effective at 5:00pm today, Monday, January 18, 2021, the Dike Road will be closed to all traffic until further notice - for more information, please see the public notice attached.

Homeowner Grant Application Process

POSTED: January 11, 2021

Please see this important update from the Ministry of Finance regarding applying for the Homeowner Grant in 2021

Reminder:  Property Tax Payment Deadline-November 30, 2020

POSTED: November 24, 2020

Please see the Public Noitce for more information.

Notice of Proposed Property Disposition (Lease to CRD)

POSTED: October 8, 2020

For more information, please see the attached notice.

Notice of Proposed Property Disposition (Lease to NorthPac Forestry Group)

POSTED: September 29, 2020

For more information, please see the attached 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

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.

Business Facade Improvement Program

POSTED: March 13, 2020

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

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.

Townsite Avalanche Risk Assessment

POSTED: November 7, 2019

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

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.  

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)

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 Special Closed Council Meeting

POSTED: April 1, 2021

Please see the Public Notice in this link for more information.

Public Notice:  Outhouses are now open for the season

POSTED: April 1, 2021

The District has reopened the outhouses and they are now accessible at both locations:  Memorial Park and Ian McLeod Memorial Playground

Notice of Proposed Property Disposition

POSTED: April 1, 2021

For more information, please view the Public Notice in this link.

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