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Deadline extended to join the Backyard Hen Keeping Pilot Project

Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024 04:59 PM

The District of Kitimat has extended its deadlines for residents to apply for the Backyard Hen Keeping Pilot Project.

Now, both households with existing hens and new households have until March 31 to submit their application.

It continues to be crucially important to register. Households that already have hens could face bylaw enforcement after April 1 as abeyance of this portion of the Kitimat Municipal Code will end.

Joining the pilot program will provide the District valuable information which...

Kitamaat Village connects with District of Kitimat’s WayLessWaste program

Posted on Monday, February 26, 2024 06:43 PM

The District of Kitimat is excited to welcome Kitamaat Village to the WayLessWaste curbside collection program.

Haisla Nation Council’s introduction to this service means they join the District’s efforts to divert waste from the Kitimat Landfill, extending the landfill’s life and better supporting the environment.

Kitamaat Village’s participation in the WayLessWaste program is thanks to funding from Indigenous Services Canada.

The District’s own curbside program in 2023 diverted nearly 470,000 kg...

February 2024 - District of Kitimat Newsletter

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 05:04 PM

Our February 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.

Link to PDF.

Family Day Holiday Closures

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 02:36 PM

Family Day is on Monday, February 19, 2024.

Our offices will be closed to the public this day to mark the holiday.

Riverlodge Recreation Centre will also be closed this day but there are activities happening at Tamitik Jubilee Sports Complex. On the Monday there will be a free public skate at KIR from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., then a sensory swim 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., and finally a free waterpark swim from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

You can learn what else is coming up at

Extreme Temperature Project - Open House

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 04:27 PM

Extreme Temperature Project

The District of Kitimat and Haisla Nation are partnering on a project to better understand and plan for extreme temperature weather events.

An important project is now underway to understand which areas of our communities (both people and assets) are most at risk during extreme heat and cold weather. The Project will create plans to help address and reduce the potential impacts on our communities.

This Project is a collaboration between the District of Kitimat and...