Don’t Panic, it’s Just a Tick

On Canada Day, we faced our first human tick crisis. My husband felt a tick bite his forearm. Panic-stricken, I grabbed a paper towel and said, “I didn’t pack tweezers and we can’t use our fingers to grab it.”

Council Defers Vote on Woodfibre LNG Referendum


Squamish councilors voted to defer the referendum question for now, and agreed by a unanimous vote to move the discussion about a possible town hall on LNG to next Tuesday’s committee of the whole meeting.

Explore New Hikes at the Sea to Sky Gondola


It’s way beyond a sightseeing lift. The Sea to Sky Gondola has locals and outdoor enthusiasts excited about the range of hiking terrain the new attraction is opening up.

John Weston’s Strange Scoldings


By Eoin FinnPublished: Aug 16, 2014   I want to take exception to Mr. John Weston’s extraordinary scolding of the District of West Vancouver CouncilRead More

Say Yes to LNG

One would think most would be tired of annual tax increases, but some seem to be just fine with that, or have convinced themselves KBI/rec-tec will cure all. Maybe in 20 years or so, but what about right now?

Woodfibre LNG Offers $2 Million in Taxes

Woodfibre LNG Project Rendering June 2014

At a council meeting on July 15, the proponents proposed they will be willing to pay $2 million in annual taxes. It’s what the company is offering, but it’s not a precisely calculated tax based on assessment.