Should We Punish Growth in Squamish?

for sale Problem of affordable housing can have smart solutions instead of levying a blanket tax on foreign buyers who are significant drivers of economic growth.

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


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

Brackendale Property Owner to Sue District 


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


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.

Three Local Schools to Get Traffic Beacons

Howe Sound Secondary School

DISTRICT of Squamish will spend $41,496 in installing six sets of pedestrian crosswalk beacons at local schools.

Bylaw Change Allows Food Trucks on District Land

carte diem

Recent changes to the bylaw now allow mobile food trucks to operate on district land while earlier operators such as Shard could only operate on private land. Now, operators will be allowed on district land including roads and parking spaces.

CN and District Install Decals to Promote Safety


THE District of Squamish and CN have worked together to improve rail safety awareness and placed 28 bright-yellow thermal decals at nine at-grade rail crossings throughout the community.

How Sherlock Wants to Keep Seniors Young


A recent survey conducted by the Squamish Seniors Centre Society to gauge the level of interest by public over the age of 55 in the centre and the various activities brought more such surprises.

The Politics of LNG

Woodfibre LNG Project Rendering June 2014

The conditional federal approval of Woodfibre LNG shows the role of ideology and realism in politics.