Resort municipality

A resort municipality is a type of municipal status in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia[1] and Prince Edward Island.[2] British Columbia also has a related municipal status type of mountain resort municipality.[1]

The lone resort municipality in British Columbia is Whistler, which was created by the Resort Municipality of Whistler Act.[3] In Prince Edward Island, the Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico was established as a resort municipality in 1990.[4] The Government of Prince Edward Island's Municipal Government Act prevents the incorporation of any new resort municipalities.[4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Interim List of Changes to Municipal Boundaries, Status, and Names: From January 2, 2012 to January 1, 2013" (PDF). Statistics Canada. pp. 6–7. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  2. ^ "Existing Municipalities and New Municipalities – Municipal Government Act". Government of Prince Edward Island. January 6, 2017. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "Resort Municipality of Whistler Act". Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Chapter 44 (Bill No. 58): Municipal Government Act" (PDF). Prince Edward Island Queen's Printer. December 15, 2016. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
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