Stewart is a district municipality at the head of the Portland Canal in north western British Columbia, Canada. Gold and silver mining and wood industry dominated the community’s early economy and Stewart served as the port for these industrial activities. Stewart had a population of about 10,000 prior to World War I – today, Stewart’s population is about 500. Stewart has a coastal rain forest climate and it is Canada’s most northerly ice-free port.
The Port of Stewart is about 1400 kilometers away from Vancouver. The city has many established amenities including schools, hospital, sport facility, hotels, and a small airport. Stewart is the closest port from the west coast of North America to Asia and is well connected to the North American transportation corridor via Highway 37.