Our objective is to encourage the development of an overall comprehensive management plan for Howe Sound that recognizes and protects the social, economic and cultural value of this natural and beautiful environment.
February 28, 2017
The Spring 2017 meeting of the Howe Sound Community Forum is being hosted by the Village of Lions Bay and Metro Vancouver.
October 18, 2016
On Friday October 14th, 2016 the rain and wind warnings didn’t deter the 76 people that made their way to the Gleneagles Golf Club House for the Howe Sound Community Forum hosted by the District of West Vancouver.
The Fall meeting of the Howe Sound Community Forum members will take place on October 14th at the Gleneagles Community Center.
On April 29, 2016, 80 elected officials, First Nations, government staff and NGO representatives travelled by water taxis departing from Horseshoe Bay, Bowen Island, Lions Bay and Langdale for a day at Camp Fircom on Gambier Island.
March 13, 2016
Camp Fircom on Gambier Island is the location for the next Howe Sound Community Forum taking place on April 29th T
November 9, 2015
The District of Squamish hosted the Howe Sound Community Forum on October 16, 2015.
May 13, 2015
Bowen Island Municipality were pleased to play hosts once again to the Forum members on May 1, 2015.
October 22, 2014
Squamish Nation and Provincial commitments advance the planning process.
On May 2nd, 2014 the Howe Sound Community Forum met with three representatives from the Province to further explore the Cumulative Effects Assessment as a tool for Howe Sound planning.
January 17, 2014
The Britannia Beach Community Centre was a fitting location for the 79 people who attended the Howe Sound Community Forum meeting held on Tuesday January 14th, 2014. The 1917 building has been well restored and maintained and a good reminder of this town’s mining past. Host Maurice Freitag, Area Director of the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, gave an update on the town that has tremendous potential. Director Freitag and the […]
December 6, 2013
On September 23, 2013 elected officials from around Howe Sound met in West Vancouver in the spirit of shared principles of cooperation.
September 20, 2013
The Sunshine Coast Regional District put forward the following emergency resolution to delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Conference taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre this week. The resolution passed quickly by the delegates Friday September 20th, 2013. In meetings with Minister Thomson, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Minister Thomson said a moratorium on existing projects would not be supported, but he will commit staff resources to start discussions about planning for Howe Sound.
April 16, 2013
Elected officials, Howe Sound Community Forum members that include local government, Squamish First Nation, industry and non-profit organizations met for a dialogue on moving forward with a common vision for Howe Sound. The event took place at Gleneagles in West Vancouver on April 13, 2013.
February 26, 2013
On Tuesday Feb. 26th, 2013 a meeting of the Howe Sound Community Forum is taking place in Lions Bay. The HSCF was established in 2002, eleven parties including regional districts, municipalities and Squamish First Nation signed a document called Howe Sound Community Forum Principles for Cooperation. HSCF Principles for Cooperation Original We are very pleased Chief Bill Williams will be attending this gathering of elected officials who have not met […]