Background Howe Sound is one of the world’s most majestic outdoor playgrounds. An hour from Vancouver, orcas and dolphins arc alongside kayakers and commercial fishermen. Marine scientists study the unique underwater world. The Sea-to-Sky Highway `s breathtaking views are enjoyed by visitors from around the world. Our goal is to facilitate these discussions and one of the most successful means of doing so is via the Howe Sound Community Forums. […]
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.
August 29, 2016
A large scale gravel mine continues to press forward at McNab Creek, smack in the middle of the Sound. The PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD is now on until October 3rd, 2016. Help make sure decision makers understand the serious issues at stake.
July 28, 2016
Final investment decision by the owners of the proposed Woodfibre LNG project is still pending.
July 27, 2016
Together with BC Spaces we have formed a committee to move the possibility of achieving UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status forward.
July 26, 2016
45 Day public consultation begins August 15th for the proposed Burnco Aggregate Mine that will ruin beautiful McNab Valley and this part of Howe Sound.
The Fall meeting of the Howe Sound Community Forum members will take place on October 14th at the Gleneagles Community Center.
July 20, 2016
At a time when climate change threatens our future and so much value is attributed to these estuaries, it begs the question of planners and our leaders why they would mess with our estuaries.
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.
April 8, 2016
The timing appears to be right for a number of developers to move their projects forward in the Howe Sound - Sea to Sky corridor, but what about the traffic?
April 8, 2016
Another recent sinking in Howe Sound is a reminder of the passing off of responsibility by owners of these boats.
March 23, 2016
View this wonderful video by Bob Turner that just won the Festival Prize at the 2016 Bowen Island Adventure Film Festival.
March 13, 2016
Camp Fircom on Gambier Island is the location for the next Howe Sound Community Forum taking place on April 29th T
February 3, 2016
Innovative solutions for meeting transportation needs around Howe Sound will be needed in the future with the increasing development planned.