Where Music Downloads Straight to the Heart


Kelly’s Eclectibles, a new store in downtown Squamish, hopes to attract customers who want to touch and feel the music they buy.

Squamish Pets Face New Foes in Coyotes and Bobcats


Last year started with a coyote killing a small dog from a front yard in the Garibaldi Highlands. A coyote also killed a cat in the Garibaldi Highlands. The cougars may have receded into the wild, but pets in Squamish face new foes: Coyotes and bobcats.

A Downtown Business is Caught in the Maw of Bureaucracy


District of Squamish is refusing to issue a business license to a downtown business, asking them to either apply for a rezoning or move to a location zoned commercial.

District Rolls Out Tax Exemption Program


District of Squamish has rolled out its first-ever investment incentive program, available from now through to August 31, 2016. The incentive program provides property tax exemptions and façade improvement grants targeting commercial and mixed-use developments in downtown and industrial development in the Business Park.

Business Briefs: Subdivision Planned in Brackendale

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An application has been made to rezone a parcel of land on Depot Road in Brackendale from the existing Rural 2 to Rural 1 zoning.

Future Drive-Thrus Won’t be Banned in Squamish


Squamish council voted unanimously on Tuesday, Feb. 18, to remove a proposed ban on future drive-throughs from its OCP amendements.