There are a number of good reasons to be close to Howe Sound this summer.

On May 2nd, 2014 the Howe Sound Community Forum met with three representatives from the Province to further explore the Cumulative Effects Assessment as a tool for Howe Sound planning.

To date, the  multiple proposed projects for Howe Sound do not have  broad social acceptance.

Confused about the various Forums taking place around Howe Sound?  Here is a quick explanation.  Want to participate?  Stay connected to Future of Howe Sound for notices

April 2014 newsletter

  • Shipping LNG from Howe Sound
  • Burnco Mine for McNab Valley April 2014 Update
  • Cutting into the heart of Howe Sound
  • Howe Sound Aquatic Forum Advances Planning

Woodfibre LNG could be the first export facility for shipping facility on the west coast.  There are inherent dangers in liquefying and storing some 100,000 tonnes of liquefied gas, let alone the shipping of it down Howe Sound.

Burnco has revised its Application for Information Requirements which needed to address each of the comments received from the public back in October. According to the Project Lead at the BCEO, the working group appointed by the Province and First Nations had until the end of March to comment.  We could be seeing the revised draft application on the BCEAO website soon.  The next step is the actual report by […]

The request by the community and Islands Trust for proper consultation with senior management of the Ministry of Forests prior to advertising the Woodlots was dismissed.

On April 12th, 2014, close to 100 people representing 70 organizations, governments, First Nations, commercial operators, educators, etc., gathered together at Furry Creek to explore planning approaches for Howe Sound.

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