The Britannia Beach Community Centre was a fitting location for the 79 people who attended the Howe Sound Community Forum meeting held on Tuesday January 14th, 2014.  The 1917 building has been well restored and maintained and a good reminder of this town’s mining past.  Host Maurice Freitag, Area Director of the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, gave an update on the town that has tremendous potential.   Director Freitag and the […]

Best Wishes for 2014

January 9, 2014

We wish all of you the very best for the holiday season and for the New Year and hope that in 2014 you will engage with us to help preserve the unique, natural marvel that is Howe Sound.

Woodfibre LNG Environmental Assessment Process

December 2013 Newsletter

December 14, 2013

  • Howe Sound Management Planning in 2014
  • Woodfibre LNG Proposal
  • Proposed Incineration Facility in Howe Sound

On September 23, 2013 elected officials from around Howe Sound met in West Vancouver in the spirit of shared principles of cooperation.

Burnco Project Status

December 6, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close the same not be said for the Burnco Rock Products draft application for information requirements, phase one of the environmental review process

Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited proposes the development and operation of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) production, storage and marine carrier LNG transfer facility on the previous industrial Woodfibre Pulp and Paper Mill site.

A new project and a new threat to the health of Howe Sound has been announced. Metro Vancouver is considering a proposal to build a $500-million garbage incinerator on Squamish First Nation lands at Port Mellon.

The 30 day public comment period on the Draft Application Information Requirements for the Eagle Mountain Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project commenced November 15th and continues to December 16th.    Communities around Howe Sound are in full support of a comprehensive management plan and are urging the Provincial Government to commence a planning process.   A recent article in the Squamish Chief raises some of the concerns we share about the proposed project.

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