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Sparwood, BC is yours and mine.

We may be called ‘that town with the big green truck’ or we might be that community in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, right on BC’s border. But if there’s one thing we are to everyone, it’s a mining community; a collection of hard-working fun-loving people who happily call Sparwood home. We’re proud to share that with you.

Stop by anytime, share a smile or stay a while. It’s yours and mine to discover!

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Featured News

  • Sep 22, 2017

    Take note! The municipal fire ban will be rescinded as of 4 PM today (September 22). Note that backyard fire pits do require a permit that can be obtained from the Main Office at 136 Spruce Avenue. More information available here: http://sparwood.ca/burning-permits

  • Sep 21, 2017

    The District of Sparwood is seeking the public's feedback on Cemetery Management Bylaw 1017. The new bylaw, if adopted, will replace Rivercrest Cemetery Bylaw 877 and Elk Valley (Michel) Cemetery Operation and Maintenance Bylaw 831. Changes include the prohibition against pets being permitted in either cemetery, larger floral receptacles in Rivercrest Cemetery, regulations surrounding adornments at Rivercrest Cemetery, and updates to the fees and charges for both cemeteries.

  • Sep 20, 2017

    Public Notice Pool Closed Sept 23, 2017 


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This Week

  • Sep 22, 2017

    Take note! The municipal fire ban will be rescinded as of 4 PM today (September 22). Note that backyard fire pits do require a permit that can be obtained from the Main Office at 136 Spruce Avenue. More information available here: http://sparwood.ca/burning-permits

  • Sep 21, 2017

    The District of Sparwood is seeking the public's feedback on Cemetery Management Bylaw 1017. The new bylaw, if adopted, will replace Rivercrest Cemetery Bylaw 877 and Elk Valley (Michel) Cemetery Operation and Maintenance Bylaw 831. Changes include the prohibition against pets being permitted in either cemetery, larger floral receptacles in Rivercrest Cemetery, regulations surrounding adornments at Rivercrest Cemetery, and updates to the fees and charges for both cemeteries.

  • Sep 20, 2017

    The operation of off-road vehicles will once again be permitted on Crown land throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre, effective at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The campfire prohibitions remain in effect throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. View the information bulletin here.

    Note that some area restrictions are still in effect on Crown land in the vicinity of large wildfires in the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. Please visit the BC Wildfire Service website to see where these restrictions still apply. 

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Also check out our Events Calendar!

Community Events & Festivals

  • start Oct 1, 2017, 1:00 PM - end Oct 1, 2017, 4:00 PM
    Sunday, October 1st, 1-4 pm Join the Elk River Alliance at the 7th Annual Elk River Shoreline Clean-up! Meet at the Sparwood Leisure Centre, adopt a site, clean it up and participate in a volunteer appreciation event! A .pdf copy of this poster is available here. For more information: beth@elkriveralliance.ca 250.423.3322 www.elkriveralliance.ca

Committee & Commission Meetings

  • start Nov 14, 2017, 12:05 PM - end Nov 14, 2017, 12:50 PM
    The Youth Advisory Commission meeting is open to the public, the agenda will be available online in the afternoon of the Friday preceding the meeting.

Council Meetings and Events

  • start Oct 2, 2017, 1:00 PM - end Oct 2, 2017, 3:00 PM
    Regular meetings are open to the public and are scheduled for the first and third Monday of every month and are open to the public. The first Monday meeting is held at 1:00 pm. The third Monday meeting is held at 7:00 pm.
  • start Oct 16, 2017, 7:00 PM - end Oct 16, 2017, 9:00 PM
    Regular meetings are open to the public and are scheduled for the first and third Monday of every month and are open to the public. The first Monday meeting is held at 1:00 pm. The third Monday meeting is held at 7:00 pm.
  • start Oct 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - end Oct 30, 2017, 9:00 PM
    Committee of the Whole meetings are scheduled for the last Monday of every month and are open to the public. The meetings are held at 7:00 pm at the District Office.