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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. […]

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Over 300 people attended the three public consultation open houses, over 600 comments were submitted, 96% against or expressing strong concerns.

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.

Save Howe Sound!

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.

Woodfibre LNG Update

July 28, 2016

Final investment decision by the owners of the proposed Woodfibre LNG project is still pending.

Together with BC Spaces we have formed a committee to move the possibility of achieving UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status forward.

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.

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.

The Future of Highway 99

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?

Another recent sinking in Howe Sound is a reminder of the passing off of responsibility by owners of these boats.

View this wonderful video by Bob Turner that just won the Festival Prize at the 2016 Bowen Island Adventure Film Festival.

Camp Fircom on Gambier Island is the location for the next Howe Sound Community Forum taking place on April 29th T

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