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August 2022 - District of Kitimat Newsletter

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2022 07:25 PM

                    


AUGUST 2022 - DISTRICT OF KITIMAT NEWSLETTER

EDIT:  The Candidate Information Session has been moved to
Thursday August 25, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. 

Our monthly District of Kitimat newsletters are posted on social media and distributed to various locations around town, including the museum, library and Riverlodge Recreation Centre.
View pdf version here.

Aquatic Centre hours adjustment due to high heat

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 05:32 PM

UPDATE 3 | Our Aquatic Centre hours today, July 31, will be 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We have reduced today's hours again in mind of the high temperatures in the pool deck area, in consideration of the health of our employees. Thank you for your understanding.


 

UPDATE 3 | Our Aquatic Centre hours today, July 30, will be 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We have reduced today's hours again in mind of the high temperatures in the pool deck area, in consideration of the health of our employees....

Radley Park expands with 11 new electrical campsites

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 02:15 PM

The District of Kitimat is excited to announce the opening of 11 new electrical campsites at Radley Park.
Starting Monday, August 1, campers can begin booking these new sites online, in the latest milestone of a multi-phase project to enhance the services at the park. Site availability begins August 4.
Radley Park is the only campground along the beautiful Kitimat River, and one of two District of Kitimat municipal campgrounds.
To book either Radley Park or Hirsch Creek Campground,...

Category 2/3 open fire ban starting on Thursday July 28

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 12:35 PM

Starting 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 28, the District of Kitimat will implement a Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibition.
Open fires are anything larger than allowed backyard fire pits in Kitimat, which are one metre by one metre in size, or 1.5 metres in certain neighbourhoods. This open burning prohibition does not affect campfires or backyard fires. You can learn more about backyard fires at www.kitimat.ca/fire.
This prohibition runs concurrent to the Northwest Fire Centre's...

Being ready for warm weather

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 01:30 PM

What is extreme heat?

An Extreme Heat Emergency is when daytime and nighttime temperatures get hotter every day and are well above seasonal norms.

Extreme heat is dangerous for the health and wellbeing of our communities and is responsible for the highest number of weather-related deaths annually.

In 2021 alone, the BC Coroners Service attributed 595 deaths to the extreme heat event that occurred between June 25 and July 1. Most of those deaths resulted from excessive indoor temperatures in private...