Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is a type of local government administration in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. As of the Canada 2001 Census it had a population of 40,876 living on a land area of 91,910.63 km² (35,486.89 sq mi). Its administrative offices are in the city of Terrace. The next-largest municipality in the regional district is the District Municipality of Kitimat. The other incorporated municipalities in the regional district are the Village of Hazelton, the District of New Hazelton and the District of Stewart. Unincorporated communities are many, most of them Indian Reserves which are not part of the governmental system of the regional district, which has limited powers relating mostly to municipal-type services. The remote settlement of Dease Lake, formerly in the Stikine Region, was added to the regional district on December 1, 2007.

Kitimat-Stikine
Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine
Terrace townsite

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Location in British Columbia
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Office locationTerrace
Government
  TypeRegional district
  BodyBoard of Directors
  ChairPhilip Germuth (Kitimat)
  Vice ChairJames Cordeiro (Terrace)
  Electoral Areas
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
Area
  Land104,464.61 km2 (40,334.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
  Total37,367
  Density0.358/km2 (0.93/sq mi)
Websiterdks.bc.ca

Municipalities

Municipality Government Type Population
Terrace city 11,486
Kitimat district municipality 8,335
New Hazelton district municipality 666
Stewart district municipality 494
Hazelton village 270

Demographics

Ethnic groups in Kitimat-Stikine RD (2016)
Source:
Population%
Ethnic groupEuropean23,12562.6%
Aboriginal12,91535%
South Asian5751.6%
Filipino3250.9%
Black2100.6%
Chinese1850.5%
Latin American1400.4%
Korean750.2%
Japanese700.2%
Southeast Asian300.1%
West Asian150%
Arab100%
Multiple minorities550.1%
Visible minority, n.i.e.250.1%
Total population37,367100%

Population history

Population history
YearPop.±%
199643,618    
200140,876−6.3%
200637,999−7.0%
201137,361−1.7%
201637,367+0.0%
Source: Statistics Canada

References

  • Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine Webpage
  • "Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine". BC Geographical Names.


  1. "Board of Directors". Retrieved 2019-07-09.
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