Resort municipality

A resort municipality is a type of municipal status in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia[1] and Prince Edward Island.[2] British Columbia also has a related municipal status type of mountain resort municipality.[1]

The lone resort municipality in British Columbia is Whistler, which was created by the Resort Municipality of Whistler Act.[3] In Prince Edward Island, the Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico was established as a resort municipality in 1990.[4] The Government of Prince Edward Island's Municipal Government Act prevents the incorporation of any new resort municipalities.[4]

See also


  1. "Interim List of Changes to Municipal Boundaries, Status, and Names: From January 2, 2012 to January 1, 2013" (PDF). Statistics Canada. pp. 6–7. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  2. "Existing Municipalities and New Municipalities Municipal Government Act". Government of Prince Edward Island. January 6, 2017. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  3. "Resort Municipality of Whistler Act". Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  4. "Chapter 44 (Bill No. 58): Municipal Government Act" (PDF). Prince Edward Island Queen's Printer. December 15, 2016. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
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