News & Notices

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Happy Earth Day! Join our free lunch-hour virtual workshop with Earth Day Canada on April 23 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. This workshop provides concrete, affordable solutions to help people reduce their environmental impact on a daily basis.  Register for the event here: …
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Power Outage Reminder On Sunday, April 21st from 8:00am-8:00pm there will be a power outage affecting Telkwa, Smithers, New Hazelton, and Hazelton, and reaching as far west as the Hwy 16 and Hwy 37 Junction at Kitwanga.For information on preparing for the outage please…
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During the Spring Clean-up Week of April 22nd - 26th, 2024, the Town of Smithers Works and Operations will pick up extra refuge residential garbage on your regular scheduled garbage day. Garden pruning’s must be bundled & tied, and no longer than 4 feet in length. Items that…
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At its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, beginning at 6:30 p.m., Smithers Town Council will consider the Development Variance Permit (DVP) application DV24-01 for 3064 Highway 16, housing the Raven RSM Emergency Training Services building. The Applicant’s proposal is…
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For Immediate ReleaseApril 12, 2024#2024-03 SMITHERS, BC – At 8:17 a.m., Smithers Fire Rescue received a call for a fire at theencampment across from Town Hall on Alfred Avenue. Three firefighting apparatuses weredeployed, carrying a total of six crew members. The fire crews…
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At its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, beginning at 6:30 pm, Smithers Town Council will hold a public hearing to consider the following bylaw: Bylaw No. 1966:  To amend the Town of Smithers Zoning Bylaw No. 1936, by changing the zoning designation of …
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Public Notice: Stage One (1) Water Restriction InformationApril 12, 2024 As of April 15, 2024, Stage One (1) Water Restrictions are in effect for residents on the Town of Smithers water system. What does this mean for residents? Lawn watering is permitted for even numbered…
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With a mandate to expedite the delivery of a range of housing forms that meet the needs and affordability of people across BC in a shorter timeframe, the Province of British Columbia adopted the Homes for People plan in April 2023. The four pillars of the province’s housing…
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The Town of Smithers invites operators and owners of Short-Term Rental units (ie. B&Bs) to attend an information session on the new Provincial Short-Term Rental (“STR”) Accommodations Legislation, and the subsequent municipal regulations; and how the new legislation may…
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The Town of Smithers is seeking an operator for a proposed Ranger Park childcare facility that the Town is proposing to build through the ChildCareBC New Spaces Fund Program. The selected service provider will be responsible for operating the proposed child care facility,…