The Town of Smithers had just over 5,400 residents in 2007, according to BC Stats. Recent announcements in the mining and exploration industry and a general optimism in other industries lead many to believe that the population in northwest British Columbia will grow. The amenities and services in Smithers are significant reasons that many people are choosing to make Smithers their home.

New Resident Checklist

As a new resident of the Town of Smithers, you've made a good choice. We have provided the following list of topics to help you get settled in the community and learn more about where you live.