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Northwest BC is Calling: Visit Kitimat-Stikine

There's no comparison to its vast, lush landscapes, endless adventures, short commutes from affordable homes and opportunities in every direction.

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There’s no comparison to its vast, lush landscapes, endless adventures, short commutes from affordable homes and opportunities in every direction.

Northwest BC covers more than 10 million acres of stunning nature. Mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes call for endless enjoyment of fishing, skiing, camping, hiking, kayaking and mountain biking adventures, and that is only the beginning.


The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine includes the municipalities of Kitimat, Terrace, Stewart, Village of Hazelton and the District of New Hazelton and six electoral areas. Area A encompasses the Nisga’a Nation; Area B is known as the Uppers Skeena; Area C includes Greater Terrace and Klemtu; Area D covers Telegraph Creek and Iskut; Area E includes Thornhill, and Dease Lake makes up Area F. Thriving business and economic opportunities make these communities desirable places to live, work and play. Whether seeking a new entrepreneurial endeavour, to land a big industry gig, or the perfect balance between steady employment and a relaxing lifestyle, this is the region for you.

Credit: Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine

Population and Amenities

Combined, the region is home to nearly 40,000 hard-working, adventure-seeking, community loving people who enjoy a high average income and low average housing prices. As an area poised for growth, Kitimat-Stikine residents enjoy world-class health services, transportation networks, education dining and entertainment outlets.


Kitimat-Stikine is entering a period of prolonged economic prosperity driven by natural resource projects and the largest private sector investment in Canadian history. Its major industries are construction, transportation & warehousing, manufacturing, health care, public administration, education, retail and repair and non-profit services. Top employers include Rio Tinto, LNG Canada, Northern Health and Ledcor. The Regional District offers support for local business development through various resources, including support grant channels.

First Nations

Nisga’a, Tsimshian, Tahltan, Haisla, and Gitxsan, Wet’suwet’en, Kitasoo/ Xaixai First Nations have lived in the region since time immemorial and continue to shape the area’s rich culture, deep history and robust economy.  The Haisla Nation has received environmental approval for the proposed $3 billion Cedar LNG project. In 2019, exploration expenditures on projects in Tahltan Territory were estimated at over $135.5 million. Production values for active mines in the Tahltan Territory, which include Red Chris and Brucejack, were estimated at more than $817 million. The Ksi Lisims LNG project will export low carbon LNG to markets in Asia via an alliance among the Nisga’a Nation, Rockies LNG and Western LNG.

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