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District, Haisla Nation win Economic Reconciliation Award

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024 04:39 PM

The District of Kitimat is proud to say that together with Haisla Nation it has won the BC Economic Development Association's Economic Reconciliation Award (for a community less than 20,000). This award acknowledges the work we've done together through the CEDI partnership.

The CEDI program, launched here in March 2022, is a facilitated, collaborative process to address economic development challenges through a respectful, equitable partnership.

You can read more about this program on our website...

Traffic disruption at Kuldo and Haisla Boulevard

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 05:30 PM

UPDATE:

A motor vehicle incident has caused a disruption for traffic coming to and from the Service Centre.

Westbound traffic, towards the Service Centre, is stopped and detoured at the Lahakas and Haisla Boulevard intersection. Traffic is directed through the Kildala Neighbourhood and single-lane alternating traffic is in place at the Kuldo and Haisla Boulevard intersection, to reach the Service Centre.

Please follow the direction of all traffic control. 

ORIGINAL:

A motor vehicle incident has...

District of Kitimat Age Friendly Community Engagement Sessions

Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024 02:36 PM

A refresh of Kitimat’s Age-Friendly Action Plan is underway with upcoming Age-Friendly Community Engagement sessions that will take place the first week of June 2024.


The District of Kitimat received a grant, provided through a partnership of BC Healthy Communities Society and the Province of B.C., to provide community workshops that will incorporate feedback from Kitimat seniors that will update the Kitimat Age Friendly Action Plan.


The Kitimat sessions will be:

  • June 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p...

May 2024 - District of Kitimat Newsletter

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 02:52 PM

Our May District of Kitimat newsletter is now available.

View it here, or find it in various locations around town, including the Kitimat Museum & Archives, Kitimat Public Library, Tamitik Jubilee Sports Complex and Riverlodge Recreation Centre.

New electronic fare system for Kitimat’s public transit

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2024 06:20 PM

BC Transit’s Umo (pronounced “you-mo”) electronic fare system is now live in Kitimat.

Umo introduces contactless payment methods and new fare products.

BC Transit will have information available in the Lower City Centre Mall entrance on Thursday, May 9, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. See their post below for more information.

From the BC Transit website:

“New Payment Methods

New payment methods include the Umo Mobility app and a reloadable Umo card. The Umo Mobility app is free in the Apple App and...