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British Columbia is one of the most beautiful natural and wild places on the planet.   Few would argue.   Tourism BC would like to let the world know that its not just a few selected spots but that the province which more than 5 times larger than Texas is full of natural beauty in all sorts of places.

Great piece from HoweSound45 Productions (Chris Dietrich) Our youth are influenced and their perception of the world are shaped by our actions. Here's 45 adventures all in one destination, and why it needs to make the transition from industrial home to recreational playground.

Lions Bay resident Dave, has been fishing around Howe Sound for over 30 years. When the word spread the Humpback was in Howe Sound, he jumped in his boat and captured this video on Thursday September 26th, 2013 just off Gambier Island near Brigade Bay. Dave is thrilled to have witnessed and share this amazing site, evidence of the wonderful recovery of Howe Sound.   Humpback http://globalnews.ca/news/876166/watch-video-of-breaching-humpback-whale-in-howe-sound-as-population-picking-up/

Link to on-line comment form to the BC EAO that closes October 18th.

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The Sunshine Coast Regional District put forward the following emergency resolution to delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Conference taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre this week.  The resolution passed quickly by the delegates Friday September 20th, 2013.  In meetings with Minister Thomson, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Minister Thomson said a moratorium on existing projects would not be supported, but he will commit staff resources to start discussions about planning for Howe Sound.

The next stage of BURNCO's project has begun according to the BC Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO).  The next phase requires the company to hold open houses to explain the project and collect feedback on Application Information Requirements (AIR) Document.

According to the Canadian Yachting Magazine The Save Our Sound Rendezvous was staged by the Future of Howe Sound Society to bring attention to the potential impact of the mine, on the west side of Howe Sound, as well as other proposed industrial and residential developments that could affect the sound’s future as a boating, tourism and recreational destination on Vancouver’s doorstep.

Coast Reporter reports on the SCRD's support for Howe Sound Management Plan

A BC Gravel Mine Sound Off - The Tyee

Local media around Howe Sound have reported on the Save Our Sound Rendezvous.  We appreciate their interest and help with raising awareness for Howe Sound:

MP Offers Support

July 6, 2013

MP John Weston Responds to the S.O.S.

It couldn't have been a better day - the perfect conditions to exhibit what it is so special about this part of Howe Sound. Thank you to all that participated.

The SCRD is reviewing a proposal for a hydro power project on Box Canyon Creek near McNab Creek in West Howe Sound.

T.V. Coverage of S.O.S. Save Our Sound Rally on June 30th, 2013

S.O.S. Rendezvous Program - download here

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