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Water service in Service Centre restored

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2023 12:22 PM

UPDATE: We're happy to share that water service to Service Centre has been restored.

(Updated 10:28 a.m., October 5, 2023)

Original post:

We're aware of an issue with our water main which has cut off water service in the Service Centre at the moment.

We are actively working on the fix and will have it running as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience while we address this.

(Posted 9:20 a.m., October 5, 2023)

Annual Business Walk supports local business success

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 06:00 PM

The District of Kitimat’s ninth annual business walk is happening October 16.

The Business Walk, held annually since 2015, is a joint collaboration with the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce to understand the business climate in Kitimat.

Using the insight gained through these events, the District and Kitimat Chamber of Commerce have been able to tailor economic development programming and advocacy to support the areas of highest interest for local businesses.

“The information gathered from the Business...

Entrepalooza a must attend for Kitimat’s local business community

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 01:55 PM

A capacity building entrepreneurship event is back, supporting Kitimat’s local business leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Entrepalooza 2023 is happening Thursday, October 19 at the Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The event is co-hosted by the Kitimat Chamber of Commerce and is being sponsored by LNG Canada, with additional support from the Kitimat Northern Sentinel.

The event will provide a casual networking opportunity for local entrepreneurs and aspiring business...

Equity-enhancing program to grow Indigenous representation in local government

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 02:00 PM

The District of Kitimat is encouraging persons who identify as Indigenous to apply for careers at the municipality following a successful application for an equity-enhancing program with the BC Office of the Human Rights Commissioner. 

Earlier this year the District, with the support of Haisla Nation Council and Unifor Local 2300, received approval for a program that allows the District to give hiring preference to qualified job applicants who are Indigenous. This program has been approved until...

Haisla Bridge overnight closure and other traffic changes

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 02:53 PM

The overnight Haisla Bridge closure is on track to take place on Saturday, September 30. Read the below notes for all the traffic changes relating to this portion of the project coming up:

  • On Friday, September 29, starting at 7:30 p.m., Station Street, from Haisla Boulevard to Enterprise Avenue, will be closed and remain closed until Saturday, October 7
  • Single-lane, alternating traffic will be in place over the bridge from Friday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m. until Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m...