Kitimat is located in the North West of British Columbia. The town is situated at the head of Dougles Channel and it is easily accessible by air, road and water.
    The original town site was built by Rio Tinto Alcan in 1950s. The smelter and the power facility (located in Kemano) were and remains one of the largest private investments in the province. Although Rio Tinto Alcan remains one of the largest employers in the community the economy is diversified and includes Methanex and a variety of medium and small businesses. Kitimat also has a hatchery to enhance sport fishing also plenty of local sports for all different skill levels.
    Kitimat is a modern community with an abundance of recreational opportunities. The proposed modernization of the Rio Tinto Alcan plant will bring a great deal of activities and Forest Hill Heights Subdivision is one of the few residential developments with readily available fully serviced residential lots. Forest Hill Heights Subdivision is also well located and within a walking distance from pre-school to high schools.