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The Work Ahead

June 17, 2013

Your financial support will help us to carry out the work ahead.  Please donate for the Future of Howe Sound.

Rally to Save Howe Sound

June 16, 2013

Calling all Mariners Rendezvous on the waters of Howe Sound - Sunday, June 30th between 12 noon and 2:00 p.m.  The purpose of this event is to draw attention to the threat of long term heavy duty non-sustainable industry returning to this area.  Live Music - Monitor VHF channel 72 lower power for details.

On Saturday, April 13th,  2013 over 130 people representing 65 various organizations attend the Future of Howe Sound Forum.  Provincial and Federal Government representatives, First Nations, industry and business associations and non-profit organizations who have a connection to the region, came together for a dialogue on moving forward with a common vision for Howe Sound.   Along with a plan to turn all of Howe Sound into a protected area, here's a visual record of the discussions that day. held at the Gleneagles Golf Course Banquet Hall in West Vancouver.

Vote for Howe Sound May 14th

Future of Howe Sound Forum in Review from The Pique News

Meet the Participants

April 16, 2013

The speakers and presenters at the Future of Howe Sound Forum represented a cross section of interests from around Howe Sound.  Find out more about the presenters.

Press Release -  65 Organizations connected to Howe Sound  attended the Future of Howe Sound Forum that took place on Saturday, April 13th, 2013.

The Squamish Nation has existed and prospered within its traditional territory since time immemorial.  Elder in training, Linda Williams will offer the traditional welcome.

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.

Future of Howe Sound Society members presented to the Town of Gibsons Council asking the Council to support the concept of an overall management plan for Howe Sound.

Indonesian billionaire Sukanto Tanoto has bought an industrial site at Squamish in order to export liquefied natural gas. Pacific Oil & Gas, says it would use a deepwater port at the old Woodfibre pulp-mill site to operate what it calls a "small-scale" LNG facility. Natural gas would be liquefied for shipment in tankers to overseas markets.

Visitors that drive the Sea to Sky highway will be wondering why a scar is developing on the mountain side in Howe Sound, an area that attracts millions of visitors each year.

Financial Contributions

March 2, 2013

Funding is through the generosity of those that choose to donate or provide sponsorship.

Representatives from seven municipalities, three regional districts around Howe Sound agreed the conversation must continue.

Howe Sound Community Forum

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 […]

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