Open for Business Award - 2018 Winner
The District of Chetwynd is proud to have received the 2018 Open for Business Award!

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Mayor’s Column – September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018

  From the resort city of Whistler, site of the 2018 Union of British Columbia Municipalities annual convention: I wish I was home. Indeed! Whistler is a beautiful and confusing community designed to grab the visitor’s attention and keep her or him lost as in a maze as he or she moves from venue to venue to attend the various meetings with Ministries and plenary sessions. But worry not; there are many opportunities to spend your spare time or cash. Read more...

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2019 Community Grant Applications

DISTRICT OF CHETWYND   2019 COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS   In accordance with the newly revised Community Grant Program Policy, the District of Chetwynd is accepting applications for 2019 grants until October 31st, 2018.   All grant applications must be submitted to the Director of Financial Administration. Applications are available on the District’s website at   Grant requests for up to $1,000.00 are open to all organizations and groups. Grant requests for more than $1,000.00 are restricted to registered non-profit societies or not for profit organizations and must be accompanied by a copy of the most recent financial statements of the applicant organization.   Kevin Franson Director of Financial Administration (250) 401-4108

Upcoming Events

Register for the upcoming Minerals North for Chetwynd May 22-24, 2019

About Chetwynd

Community Carved By Success.

The District of Chetwynd is located in the foothills of the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains. It is British Columbia’s entrance to the mighty Peace River Country. Located at the junction of Highways 97 and 29 and the CN Rail mainline. Chetwynd is the natural transportation hub of the Peace River area.

Chetwynd has a population of about 3,100 with a trading area of about 7,000 people. When not hard at work, the people of Chetwynd enjoy an excellent recreation complex with a wave pool, team-sized hot tub, sauna, six-sheet curling rink, ice arena and library. The four seasons combined with virgin forests, rolling hills, snow-capped mountains, undulating fields and crystal clear lakes and rivers make Chetwynd a playground for the nature lover and outdoor enthusiast. Good schools, playgrounds and fields make Chetwynd a terrific place to live and raise your family.

Visit Chetwynd and enjoy our hospitality!

Vision Statement

Chetwynd exists in order that the area residents have sustainable opportunities for Security, Health, Safety and Prosperity in surroundings that display the best of our natural environment.

Chetwynd on Google Street View

You can now view Chetwynd on Google Street View!

View the Chetwynd Community Calendar here