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Flood mapping updates brings new awareness for residents

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2023 07:42 PM

The District of Kitimat with McElhanney have updated the community’s flood maps to better understand flood risks in today’s world.

A summary report about flood mapping is now available on the District’s website here.

Residents are welcome to browse this site for information about flood risks, how it will impact each community and also what the District’s plans are to use this information in the years ahead.

A community open house is also coming up soon to discuss flood awareness in the community....

Kitimat continues to improve its waste management services

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2023 04:26 PM

The District of Kitimat is achieving its environmental goals as it moves ahead on modernizing and improving waste management services.

In 2020, the District adopted its Solid Waste Strategy and Action Plan which set the vision for the improvements seen today, including the expansion of curbside collection to include garbage, yard waste, food waste and recycling.

Kitimat residents have stepped up, helping to divert more than 47 per cent of waste from our landfill and providing well-sorted curbside...

Temporary road closure on Quatsino Boulevard

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2023 01:05 PM

Planned work taking place on Quatsino Boulevard means the section between the Loganberry and Lahakas Boulevard intersection to Columbia Boulevard is closed, except for local traffic. Detour signs are in place. This work is scheduled to complete by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21. Thank you for your patience during that time.

Kitimat celebrates the new Haisla Bridge

Posted on Saturday, June 17, 2023 04:00 PM

The District of Kitimat is excited to celebrate the substantial completion of the new Haisla Bridge, marking a major milestone in this two-year construction project.

“The patience of the community now pays off as we unveil this new bridge that will be both a highly needed new river crossing, and a great showpiece of Haisla art,” says Kitimat Mayor Phil Germuth.

As the new bridge opens, motorists will enjoy this new crossing which replaces the long-familiar streel structure with its distinct metal...

June 17 will be filled with special events and free transit

Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2023 07:27 PM

June 17 is going to be a thrill ride from sunrise to sundown, and there will be something for everyone.The 13th annual Kitimat Memorial Hillclimb starts the day off. Later in the morning we have a ceremony at the Haisla Bridge to celebrate its completion ahead of opening it up to traffic in the near future, and we’ll wrap up the day with an outdoor concert at Lower City Centre. (Not to mention the Kitimat Night Bazaar Market which runs 4:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. nearby in Lion’s Park)For so many...