Squamish Transit Improvements: Frequent Trips, Better Sunday and Holiday Service

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Effective September 5, BC Transit is introducing several new changes to Squamish Transit, including more bus trips, frequent service, and more buses on the road on Sunday and holidays. The new changes also include a simplified fare structure that includes all children 12 and under boarding for free.

Wildfire Update: Mamquam Fire is 60 Percent Contained

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Wildfire Update: Mamquam Fire is 60 Percent Contained. It is approximately three hectares in size and is ranked 1-2, on the six-level Wildfire Ranking scale, which indicates that there is smouldering ground fire and low vigour surface fire

Wildfire Update: Air Tankers, Helicopter Bucketing Aid Fire Suppression Crews

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Fire suppression crews have been working diligently throughout the day to establish hose lays around the Mamquam wildfire.

District Hires Experts for Affordable Housing Program

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District of Squamish has hired a contractor for an Affordable Housing Service Program Service that would require working with BC Housing and developing housing policy.

BIA and Police Work Together on Crime Prevention

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The Downtown Squamish BIA has been in communication with the RCMP and Community Policing to proactively address the issue.

New Name, Expanded Hours and Better Programming at Seniors Centre

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The Squamish Seniors’ Centre is being re-named The 55 Activity Centre, with expanded hours, new décor, and a broader programming focus to better serve Squamish’s diverse adult population.