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Bear Season – Do Your Part to Help Protect Them

The City of Castlegar reminds residents to manage bear attractants to keep our community safe and avoid the preventable destruction of bears. Spring weather is here, and the bears are coming out of hibernation early. They are hungry and are in Castlegar neighbourhoods sniffing out food sources. By being proactive at this time of year ......

Castlegar Receives Support for 68-unit Housing Project on Columbia Avenue

Earlier today, the Province of British Columbia announced the City’s housing project, located at 925 Columbia Avenue, received support through B.C. Housing’s Building BC: Community Housing Fund. The Community Housing Fund was created to increase the supply of purpose-built rental units for low to middle-income families. In 2023, the City entered into a Memorandum of ......

Yard Waste Facility Temporarily Closed April 23-29, 2024

The yard waste facility located behind the Castlegar Complex, at 2101 6th Avenue, will be temporarily closed from April 23-29, 2024, while the West Kootenay Trade Show is being held. We are sorry for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding....

Council Highlights – January/February 2024

Council Highlights provide a summary of City of Castlegar Council meetings. February 20, 2024 Presentations Kathy Murray, on behalf of WildSafeBC, provided a presentation on how to prevent conflicts with wildlife, including rats. Rat populations are increasing across British Columbia, spread can be discouraged by managing attractants, removing cover and shelter, and by removing present ......

Castlegar’s Outdoor Ice Rinks Open for the Season

Castlegar’s outdoor community rinks are now open for skating and hockey. The rinks are free to use and located at the back side of Kinnaird Park, 2501 14th Avenue. They are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day and lit during the evening hours. Both rinks normally remain open as long as temperatures ......

Draft 2024 Budget Ready for Community Input

Following two days of deliberations, City of Castlegar Council approved a Draft 2024 Budget and is now seeking community input. The budget will result in 6.43 per cent tax increase for residential properties and 6.70 per cent for business and light industrial properties. This equates to $83.89 annually, or approximately $6.99 per month, for the ......

2023 Year In Review

2023 was about setting up Castlegar to respond to new and emerging needs and plan for long-term stability and prosperity. Read the Year In Review by clicking on 2023 Year In Review under Related Downloads....

Surplus Items Sale

The City of Castlegar has posted surplus items for sale via online auction. To view these items, visit https://www.govdeals.com/castlegarbc. Everyone is invited to participate in this online auction which closes January 10, 2024. If not a registered bidder, go to www.govdeals.ca, click on register, and complete the required information. Please note, that bidders must enter a physical ......

Council Highlights – December 4, 2023

Council Highlights provide a summary of City of Castlegar Council meetings. Presentation On behalf of Council, Mayor McFaddin presented Royal Canadian Legion Branch 170 members, Dean Burdeyny and Chris MacBain, with a certificate recognizing the Castlegar/Robson Legion’s 80th Anniversary. 2024 Water and Sewer Utility Rates Amendment Bylaws Council received a report seeking approval for the ......

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