Inspired Art Gallery Comes to Downtown Squamish

20161201_115348 The pop up art gallery is a month long project that welcomes all local artists to share space in what French hopes will be the town's newest Community Driven Art Space.

District Making it Easier to Walk, Cycle, or Travel

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More sidewalks and bike lanes under Active Transportation Plan to ease navigation.

Squamish’s New Brand Wins Marketing Canada Award

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Squamish’s new brand has been recognized by the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) with a Marketing Canada Award at the recent EDAC conference in Saskatoon.

Woodfibre LNG Approval Positive and Negative, District Says

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With 650 construction jobs, 100 operational jobs and LNG ready to be shipped by 2020, there are community and socio-economic impacts, both positive and negative, that the District of Squamish must ready for and prepare to embrace, the district said in a statement.

Rules that Restrict Parking Don’t Work for Them

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The district should have consulted downtown business owners before implementing new parking regulations that restrict parking in the heart of the downtown to two hours, some business owners say.

Should We Punish Growth in Squamish?

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Problem of affordable housing can have smart solutions instead of levying a blanket tax on foreign buyers who are significant drivers of economic growth. Mayor Heintzman has written a letter urging the province to implement the foreign buyers tax in Squamish.

Tax holiday in boom time? Council votes to withdraw exemption to Oceanfront

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Doug Race is the only one who wants 10-year tax holiday to continue for Oceanfront.

Brackendale Property Owner to Sue District 

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A Brackendale property owner is planning to take the province and the District of Squamish to the court for what he claims is unlawful and discriminatory decision that has cost him millions of dollars.

Here’s Some Food For Thought

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The Squamish Food Swap and Share group connects community members and enables them to share, swap, or simply give away food that would have otherwise gone to waste.