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2022 Tax Sale Not Required

The City of Castlegar is pleased to advise that all properties subject to tax sale have been paid to date and the City will not be holding a tax sale this year. Pursuant to the Community Charter and the Local Government Act, the City previously published the notice of the time and place of the ......

As Fire Prevention Week Approaches, Castlegar Fire Department Reminds Residents that “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.”

Castlegar Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2022. This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” works to educate everyone about simple, but important, actions they can take to keep themselves and those around ......

Federal Holiday – Mourning the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

The City of Castlegar will recognize the federal holiday on Monday, September 19 to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The holiday was announced earlier today by the Government of Canada. As a result, City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 19 and City Council meetings scheduled for Monday, September 19 have been ......

Temporary Overnight Closure Along Columbia Avenue

Castlegar’s main road, Columbia Avenue will be temporarily closed overnight on September 21 to accommodate the necessary replacement of the rubber surfacing at the Canadian Pacific Railway crossing at 17th Street (near Century 21). To minimize traffic disruption to our residents and visitors, the closure will be when traffic volumes are lowest. The closure will ......

Declaration of Candidates

I, Nicole Brown, Chief Election Officer for the City of Castlegar, do hereby declare, pursuant to section 97 of the Local Government Act, the following persons as candidates in the 2022 General Local and School Election: Candidates for the Office of Mayor CHERNOFF, Lawrence – 2513 6th Avenue, Castlegar, BC 250-365-7122, 250-365-9794, ldchernoff@yahoo.ca MCFADDIN, Maria ......

Harvest Match – Matching Trees & People

The City of Castlegar and WildSafeBC have launched Harvest Match, a pilot program to reduce food waste and bear attractants. This new match-making program connects fruit or nut tree owners with locals ready to pick unwanted fruit & nuts. The program has been developed in anticipation of a busy bear season after seeing more bears ......

Two Castlegar Neighbourhoods Receive National FireSmart Recognition

Sandalwood Court and Lindmar Estates in Castlegar are now nationally recognized as FireSmart neighbourhoods by FireSmart Canada. They join Stellar Place as the second and third neighbourhoods in Castlegar and a group of over 100 neighbourhoods across British Columbia that are recognized for their efforts in creating neighbourhoods that are more resilient against wildfire. The ......

Ready, Set, Let’s Go! Wayfinding Signs Coming to Castlegar

The City of Castlegar is installing new wayfinding signs to help residents and visitors navigate in the City. The wayfinding sign project includes the installation of: 12 signs along Columbia Avenue, that will be electrified at night, to direct travellers to amenities, including Millennium and Kinsmen Parks, Zuckerberg Island, Library, City Hall, Recreation Complex, Community ......

Council Highlights – Summer 2022

Delegation Council received a presentation from Christian Bertsch on behalf of Selkirk College and Happipad regarding a shared housing initiative. Learn more at happipad.com. Community Support Council approved the following grants: $1,000 to the Stanley Humphries High School Reunion Committee for their 50-Year Homecoming Reunion of the 1972 Graduation Class. $250 to The Kootenay Robusters Dragon ......

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