Village of Canal Flats CouncilCouncil consists of a Mayor and four Councillors who were elected for a four-year term in October 2018. The community has the opportunity to provide input to Council on various issues such as: budgets, taxes, development and community needs. Council’s powers are exercised through the adoption of resolutions or bylaws or by setting policy.

Council meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Columbia Discovery Centre at 8866 Grainger Road. Meetings are open to the public. Agendas are posted Thursdays prior to the meetings.

The public can address Council at these meetings during the public question period. If major items are to be discussed, arrangements should be made, in writing, using the Delegation Request Form prior to noon on the Wednesday before the meeting in order for the item to be included on the Council agenda. The Council Meeting Schedule can be found in Meeting Calendar section of the website.

Mayor and Council 2018-2022

Mayor Karl Sterzer
250-421-3202 or email

Councillor Marie Delorme
250-417-7549 or email

Councillor Bill Lake
250-341-5209 or email

Councillor Doug McCutcheon
250-349-5515 or email

Councillor Kimberly Swerdferger
587-224-3314 or email

Community Development Vision

Vision Statement – We are the affordable, family-friendly village building a new future in diverse housing options, quality of place initiatives, tourism and light industry development, and redevelopment of a unique work-live downtown. We will be a key employment centre in a Columbia Valley that reconnects people to nature…and each other.

Council Meeting Delegate Request Form


22aug6:30 pm8:30 pmCouncil Meeting


12sep9:00 am12:00 pmCommittee of the Whole Meeting

12sep6:30 pm8:30 pmCouncil Meeting

26sep6:30 pm8:30 pmCouncil Meeting

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