A picture of the District municipality of Kitimat.


Lending guidelines for Kitimat, British Columbia

Our Maximum Loan To Value
2021 Population
Land Area
239.28 Km²
2016 > 2021 Growth

Kitimat is a beautiful municipality located in the Kitimat-Stikine Regional District of northern British Columbia. With a population of 8236 and an area of 239.28 km², Kitimat is the perfect place to call home. "Kitimat" in the Tsumshian language refers to the Haisla First Nation people as the "people of snow". Before the 1950s, Kitimat was a small fishing village. The town really evolved out of the need to support the aluminum-smelting industry. The town's largest employer still to this day is an aluminum producer, Rio Tinto. Secondly alot of developing and importing of petrochemical products and metal fabrication. Kitimat is defiantly a robust town that focus on manufacturing and resource extraction. a Huge part of Kitimat's economy right now is the BC LNG Project. The facility will load liquefied natural gas onboard shipping vessels for export to the Asian markets. This project has created hundred of jobs for locals and people travelling for work. Many workers in the town work on a fly-in-fly out basis, utilizing the Northwest Regional Airport with connections to Prince George , Smithers and Vancouver. While at work, many men and women stay in remote camps or hotels. Being so northern and a coastal climate, Kitimat has mild summers and cold, snowy winters. making the hard. laborious work of the area even more taxing on a person. The fishing in Kitimat is plentiful, with chinook (spring), coho, and chum salmon ,all available throughout the year. Big line cod and halibut are also favorites of the locals and the fishing / tourism scene. The area is known for the "spirit bear', also known as the Kermode bear. A black bear that is white in colour. The town might be far away but its resources and opportunities are huge.

Tekamar Mortgage Fund will lend in Kitimat. Depending on borrower strength and property marketability, all of our mortgage products (refinances, purchase, debt consolidation etc.) are available here. You can see them on our mortgage products page. We will lend up to 65.0% in the District municipality of Kitimat.