District Finalises Squamish Oceanfront Deal

sodcMAIN District of Squamish has finalised the sale of the oceanfront lands and set the closing date of February 3, 2016.

Garibaldi at Squamish Gets Environmental Assessment Certificate

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Environment Minister Mary Polak and Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Garibaldi at Squamish Inc. for the Garibaldi at Squamish project (GAS).

Mayor Heintzman Flunks Her Own Test

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Mayor Patricia Heintzman made 11 promises in her election ad and vowed to fulfill them in her first four months. An year later, I took stock of the situation and spoke to her. I found I could not give her more than 2.5 marks out of nine (two of her promises were not tangible enough to rate). When she seemed to be totally unaware of her promises, I decided not to remind her of the advertisement and see if she remembered it at any point during the conversation on the promises. I did not get any sign that she did. All I sensed was evasion and amnesia.

‘Never Stop Singing, Caroline’

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Caroline Solonenko’s karaoke nights bring joy at Squamish Hilltop House.

Yoga in the Mountains

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AS THEY finish their brief stroll along the Stawamus trail, Gabriel Shamash and Jasmin Parkin are elated at having discovered a new trail a few minutes from their new home in Valleycliffe. “Wow, this is beautiful, I’m going to be back here soon,” says Jasmin as she looks up at the snow-laden Squamish Chief.

I SAY…Put Yourself Out Into the Community

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Five years ago I packed, left Ontario and headed across the country like so many of you have done and I said, “This is a great opportunity and you are going to be just fine.

I SAY…Come, Hang Out at Quest

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I’VE LIVED in Squamish for three years now, but I had lived in Squamish until last summer, that is to say, down the hill from where Quest is.

Squamish Helping Hands Adopts Recycle Bicycle Program

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The Squamish Helping Hands Society is expanding its suite of community services to include Recycle Bicycle Program which will become Helping Hands’ newest social enterprise.

The Bylaws in Squamish Are Up For Revision

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Squamish is growing quickly. To keep up with our community’s needs, the District of Squamish has started the annual update of the District’s Zoning Bylaw with a goal of completing it by the end of January 2016.