The District of Squamish is set to begin a $1.8 million upgrade to the Squamish River dike system, providing important flood protection improvements to two key areas of the dike at Fisherman’s Park in Brackendale and by Whittaker Slough and the West Coast Railway Museum in North Yards. This is the second phase of dike upgrade work; the first phase began in December 2012.Read more
The District of Squamish and Resort Municipality of Whistler have both signed agreements with the Canadian Red Cross that will enable them to better provide immediate assistance for people impacted by fires, landslides, floods or other emergencies.Read more
District of Squamish invites community to Speak; Listen; Learn on Woodfibre LNG and Fortis Pipeline projects
The District of Squamish has announced a focused community engagement process to inform Council of the community’s opinions and values on the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas and Fortis Pipeline projects. The engagement will run March 9 to 23, 2015 and will include a confidential online questionnaire, an online PlaceSpeak discussion forum, and a public dialogue meeting on March 18. Links and information are available at www.squamish.ca/LNGRead more
A developer has been chosen for the Squamish Oceanfront lands.
The new Integrated Flood Hazard Management Plan (IFHMP) will guide development and land use in Squamish for years to come.