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About Smithers:

Smithers has a population of 5,401 local residents and is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges that provide a backdrop for the towns’ Alpine setting. Check out Smithers where there is always something new to experience.

Bulkley Valley District Hospital is a 19 bed acute care hospital, which integrates home, and community care into one facility. Services include emergency/outpatient, medical/surgical, maternity, palliative care, laboratory, radiology, pediatrics, home and community care and community cancer clinic. The medical staff in Smithers consists of family physicians, anesthetists, a pediatrician, visiting surgeons and other specialists.

Bulkley Lodge is a stand-alone, long-term care home located in central Smithers, approximately five minutes from Bulkley Valley District Hospital. There are 53 beds including two respite beds plus three short stay beds. Bulkley Lodge provides daily therapeutic recreation services. The Smithers Ministerial Group with regular, on-site spiritual care provides pastoral and spiritual services. There is a volunteer program in place to facilitate resident participation in social activities and outings. There is also an on-site, integrated community Adult Day Program, operating 7 days a week.

Some unique features include:

Arts and music

Smithers is a musical and artistic community. They host several art, writing and music focused camps and retreats throughout the year.

Outdoor activities

The surrounding mountains in Smithers offer close proximity of hiking and walking trails in the spring, summer and fall months and skiing and snowboarding in the winter months. The Smithers Golf and Country Club has an 18-hole championship golf course, a driving range, club and cart rentals and a clubhouse dining room.

Indoor activities

At the Recreation Centre, enjoy the indoor climbing wall, racquet courts, swimming pool and the fitness/weight room or enjoy a game of curling at the Smithers Curling Club. You can catch a movie at the Roi Theatre or enjoy a good book at the Smithers Public Library.

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