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  • Community Information

    Situated amidst towering mountain peaks and scenic waterfalls near the Alaska border, the town of Stewart is Canada’s most northerly ice-free, deep-sea port. Historically a mining town, its economy today is dependent on forestry, mining and tourism. Stewart’s setting can only be described in superlatives, combining an oceanfront location with alpine scenery, glaciers, ice fields, and spectacular waterfalls. Tourists and residents alike enjoy fresh and saltwater fishing, boating, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and numerous other recreational activities in the area.

    INDUSTRY:
    Forestry, mining and tourism


    • Population

      Town Population: 494 (BC Stats, 2011 Census)

    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Northern Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Northwest

      Regional District: Kitimat – Stikine

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 51.25

    • Practitioners

      General Practitioners: 3 (www.cpsbc.ca)

  • Stewart Health Centre provides primary health care (doctor’s clinic) as well as emergency room services.

    • Contact Info

      Stewart Health Centre
      Box 8, 904 Brightwell Street
      Stewart, BC, V0T 1W0
      P: 250 636-2221 | F: 250 636-2715
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
      

      http://careers.northernhealth.ca/Communities/NorthwestRegion/Stewart.aspx

    • Health Centre Info

      Stewart Health Centre provides outpatient services, including public health, pre- and post-natal infant and child care and walk in emergency services.

      There are regular scheduled day and afternoon shifts as well as a physician on-call.


    • Emergency Room

      There is a limited service Emergency Room in this community that provides acute care and ambulance services. It is open from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm for appointments. There is also on-call service available 24/7.

      Number of Visits per Year: 977 (2009/2010 Statistics: NHA)

      Travel Distance to Nearest Hospital: 703 km to Prince George


    • Lab services

      Stewart Health Centre Lab
      Box 8, 904 Brightwell Street
      Stewart, BC, V0T 1W0
      P: 250 636-2221 | F: 250 636-2715
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
      


    • Imaging services

      X-Ray
      Stewart Health Centre Imaging
      Box 8, 904 Brightwell Street
      Stewart, BC, V0T 1W0
      P: 250 636-2221 | F: 250 636-2715
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
      
      CT
      There are CT imaging services in this community.
      

    • BC Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community, including Air Ambulance services.

    • Home Nursing

      Stewart Health Centre
      Box 8, 904 Brightwell Street
      Stewart, BC, V0T 1W0
      P: 250 631-4234
      


    • Mental Health and Addictions

      Stewart Mental Health & Addictions
      P: 250 636-2103