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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. This paradise continues to be  under threat.  Quick facts on Howe Sound Fortis BC and Pacific Energy Corp. have entered into an agreement for […]

Burnco Rock Products proposes a large scale gravel mine at McNab Creek, in the middle of Howe Sound. A 30-hectare pit, onsite crusher producing 20 million tonnes of aggregate over 16 years. The project will create 12 direct operational jobs.

Over the last couple years we've started to really see a significant increase in the number of vessels, large and small abandoned to Howe Sound.   It seems that these ships are somehow not under any single jurisdiction.

Howe Sound Garbage Can

November 16, 2014

Howe Sound is being used as a "garbage can" says Suzuki. Our oceans deserve respect and Howe Sound in particular, but often it is regarded as a convenient...

McNab Valley Project Updates

November 10, 2014

Activity is ongoing in the McNab Valley as the winter weather sets in.

Welcome news coming from the Sunshine Coast Natural Resources Districts regarding the Gambier Island Woodlots in the Wild Heart of Howe Sound

Municipal Elections 2014

November 4, 2014

On November 15th votes will be counted and newly elected representative of communities around Howe Sound will begin influencing the direction of the future of the region.

Squamish Nation and Provincial commitments advance the planning process.

BURNCO Rock Products posted on August 5, 2014 a revised project description. The size of the processing area appears to be 60% larger and the barge load out jetty is 125 metres closer to the residential area at McNab, yet Burnco is petitioning to have the process continue without re-review.

Premier Clark announced from China in November 2013 that Woodfibre LNG at Squamish  could be the first west coast facility to liquefy natural gas (LNG) and export to Asia.  This was news, and still is to many who live along the route of the supertankers that will be carrying this highly hazardous cargo.* It is possible members of government promoting this location are not familiar with the geography and demographics of Howe Sound as […]

It was another beautiful day in Howe Sound July 27th behind Gambier Island in Thornborough Channel for the Future of Howe Sound Society’s S.O.S. event.

All comments sent submitted by Aug. 5th will be forwarded to the Statutory Decision maker who will make the final recommendation to proceed or pursue other alternatives.

July 2014 Newsletter

July 21, 2014

Kayak, sail, paddle, and power your way to Howe Sound Join us to make some noise to stop the re-industrialization of this beautiful place. SUNDAY – JULY 27th – 1:00 to 3:00 PM Thornborough Channel (North End of Gambier Island to McNab Creek Valley) Please join us for a Live Outdoor Benefit Concert by “The Brothers” band in Howe Sound.

We urge people to submit their comments on line to the BC Environmental Assessment Office

Kayak, sail, paddle, and power your way to Howe Sound Join us to make some noise to stop the re-industrialization of this beautiful place.

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