Port Edward, British Columbia
|District of Port Edward|
Port Edward, BC from Porpoise Harbour
|Regional district||Skeena-Queen Charlotte|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
The District of Port Edward is a district municipality of approximately 577, located on the North Coast of British Columbia, Canada. It is situated on the Tsimpsean Peninsula, opposite Ridley Island, 15 km (9 mi) south of Prince Rupert.
Until 2010 there had never been a highway running through Port Edward. It was designated in 2010 and ends at the junction of Highway 16.
At one time sustained by the numerous canneries in the area, many Port Edward residents now work in the forestry and fishing industries, some of whom commute to Prince Rupert. Tourism is also a mainstay of the economy. There is a cannery village museum at Port Edward.
- "British Columbia Regional Districts, Municipalities, Corporate Name, Date of Incorporation and Postal Address" (XLS). British Columbia Ministry of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development. Retrieved November 2, 2014.
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