The BC LNG industry will add to the GHG emissions, spur fracking, and worsen global climate change, but even the economic arguments for it isn’t sound, said Sean Lumb, a member of My Sea to Sky.
Patients in Squamish may have to wait longer for an ambulance because BC Ambulance has downgraded its emergency response calls. The effect on Squamish is mininal for now, but that may change as our population grows.
Conservation officials remain tight lipped about an incident at the Squamish landfill where a bear was shot by a hunter. There are unconfirmed reports the hunter dragged the bear’s body in the forest and gutted it.
Mayor Rob Kirkham has promised to release more information on all Oceanfront proposals that came before the district and SODC board.
The latest tranche of documents released by the district reveal the total expenditure from 2005 to 2013 for SODC was $11.4 million dollars. Land remediation and improvement, followed by land use planning and debt interest accounted for the top three expenditures.
District of Squamish has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 106 tonnes in a year, according to Caroline Ashekian, the district environmental technician.