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Posted On Thursday, 09 May, 2019

2019 Clean Up Campaign May 8, 2019 – Each spring season we promote a clean-up campaign to encourage all residents to clean up their home, yard and place of business to help us all enjoy a clean, attractive community. This year’s campaign runs from May 11 to 17 and is an excellent time to remove any fire hazards, return recyclable material to the recycling depot, and pick up the dog poop that collects in the yard.
The week of May 13 is expanded garbage collection week when we waive...

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Posted On Wednesday, 08 May, 2019

May 2019 DOK NewsletterOur monthly DOK newsletters are posted on social media and distributed to various locations around town (including the museum, library, Tamitik Jubilee Sports Complex and Riverlodge Recreation Centre).

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Posted On Tuesday, 07 May, 2019

Background Information May 7, 2019 – As part of Emergency Preparedness Week, there are two scheduled emergency communications tests.
Scheduled for 1:55pm PST on May 8, 2019 there will be a test of Canada’s Emergency Alerting System, Alert Ready. Test Alerts will be broadcast on Television, Radio and Compatible Wireless Devices across most provinces and territories. For more information, visit www.alertready.ca .
Scheduled for 2:00pm PST on May 8, 2019 there will be a test...

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Posted On Tuesday, 07 May, 2019

Ammonia Leak Drill May 7, 2019 – To ensure public and worker safety, the District of Kitimat and the Fire Department will be conducting an ammonia leak drillat the Tamitik Jubilee Sports Complex on Wednesday, May 8th, between 10 am and noon.
The District of Kitimat and other emergency response agencies will be treating this drill as an actual leak event. Response personnel will be wearing hazmat suits and simulated evacuation of the arenas and the pool will take place.
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Posted On Thursday, 25 April, 2019

Regional Attraction and Retention_Page_1 APRIL 23, 2019 – NORTHWEST, B.C. – Thanks to over $175,000 in funding from the Provincial Rural Dividend program the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, City of Prince Rupert, City of Terrace and District of Kitimat are putting boots to the ground to activate a regional attraction and retention strategy. The strategy will ensure the region is able to adequately address future labour needs.
Since 2017, the region’s local governments have been working...

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