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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.

Bowen Island Municipality were pleased to play hosts once again to the Forum members on May 1, 2015.

Now the window of opportunity to provide comment to the BC Environmental Assessment office about the Woodfibre LNG project is closed. What happens next and what can people do?

Woodfibre LNG, is it right for Howe Sound? In collaboration with My Sea to Sky, Save Howe Sound and Concerned Citizens of Bowen , you are invited to join us April 1st to explore this question.

March 2015 Newsletter

March 14, 2015

In this issue: Suzuki Foundation publishes Howe Sound report; Howe Sound Airshed; Spring Howe Sound Community Forum; The risks of no comment...

David Suzuki Foundation just released a report detailing the wealth of services that Howe Sound's natural assets provide to all of us.

Howe Sound Airshed

March 10, 2015

Many people remember the bad odour in Howe Sound when the pulp mills at Port Mellon and Woodfibre were in full production back in the 70's.

The risks of no comment…

February 28, 2015

If you care for Howe Sound now is the time to express your concerns, or risk silence as being consent for a project that will affect the future of Howe Sound.

2015 Press Coverage

February 26, 2015

2015 Press Coverage - Future of Howe Sound Society in the News

Mayor and Council of Bowen Island will be hosts for the Howe Sound Community Forum May 1st, 2015. Progress report on Howe Sound Region planning will again be on the agenda.

Howe Sound continues to draw attention from news media around the world. Mark your calendars to Up the Noise louder for Howe Sound over the weekend of July 11th and 12th.

Responses by Burnco to public comments regarding the project have been posted and the project is moving along the Environmental Assessment process. Burnco now has three years to submit its formal application.

The environmental assessment of the Natural Gas pipeline to Woodfibre LNG is open for public comment. This period runs from January 26th through March 27th, 2015, the last opportunity for public comment.

The public are encouraged to attend the open houses being hosted by the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office taking place in January. Woodfibre LNG has now officially entered the 180 day review period and the public now has 45 days to comment on this application.

2014 Press Coverage Links

November 23, 2014

The media has been covering Howe Sound issues on a regular basis. Here are links to articles references the Future of Howe Sound Society in 2014.

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