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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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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

Innovative solutions for meeting transportation needs around Howe Sound will be needed in the future with the increasing development planned.

Proposed Projects Update

February 3, 2016

Brief overview of the various industrial projects proposed for Howe Sound at the start of 2016. Re-industrialization of the sound is being closely watched by those that believe the recovery of Howe Sound's ecosystem must be protected for current and future generations.

New MP says she "expects our riding to be as vocal as it always is,” “I don’t think it’s going to be easy, but it’s something we need to do, and I am prepared to take a leadership role in that regard.”

The District of Squamish hosted the Howe Sound Community Forum on October 16, 2015.

October 2015 Newsletter

October 13, 2015

In this issue: Federal Election 2015; Fall 2015 Howe Sound Community Forum; Protecting Howe Sound Glass Sponge Reefs; Save our Sound Flotilla 2015 focused on LNG

Federal Election 2015

October 11, 2015

The Federal election is upon us and Howe Sound has been on people's minds during this election.

The District of Squamish is hosting elected officials, government staff, presenters and various representatives of non-profit organizations on Friday October 16th, 2015.

Directors Area