Investing in Port Edward, British Columbia

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Overview

Region:  North Coast

Regional District:  Skeena-Queen Charlotte

Port Edwards is a small community located on the mainland, south of Prince Rupert, and west of Terrace. The District itself consists of approximately 18,387 hectares, boardered by the Skeena river, Inverness Passage, and mountains north of Highway 16. It is accessible by road and water. Because of its proximity to Prince Rupert, the residents of the community are able to take advantage of the employment opportunities and services available in Port Edward and Prince Rupert, while enjoying the advantages of living in a small community. The District is administered from offices located at 770 Pacific Avenue adjacent to the Community Centre. Medical and Government services are obtained in Prince Rupert. Education for children in grades Kindergarten to Five is provided at the elementary school, while older students commute to the middle school and high school in Prince Rupert. The District encompasses two provincial parks, an ecological reserve and a major historical site at North Pacific Cannery. Outdoor recreation opportunities are abundant, and include fresh-water and salt-water sport fishing, hunting, hiking, camping and boating. Because of its time-honoured presence, west coast natice culture is a prominent feature of the area.

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Community Size: 184.96 km²

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