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.

In this issue we learn more about  how the plans for a return to logging on Gambier Island Logging will Move Ahead.   Some interesting info is revealed about Howe Sound's Tourism Economy.   We have a status update for the proposed Woodfibre LNG Approval Process, and finally some encouraging news about an emerging opportunity for Howe Sound.

On 7 February, the Province moved ahead with advertising the Woodlots without further consultation with the community.

There can be no argument that Howe Sound is an awesome place, which is why there is growing number of people stepping up to defend and protect the values that make it so special.

Woodfibre LNG  Approval Process Moving along

The Province of B.C. has recently made public the phased implementation of the Cumulative Effects Framework.

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