District of Squamish fire ban still in effect; risk still high despite cooler temperatures

An open campfire ban remains in effect within the District of Squamish despite the Coastal Fire Centre lifting their ban across the broader region. While cooler temperatures and rain are forecasted, conditions are still too dry locally to lift the ban.

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Brand Leadership Team busy finalizing Squamish’s Brand Action Plan

While the summer event and tourism season is in full swing keeping the majority of locals hopping, a group of passionate community members are working behind the scenes to finalize work on the Squamish Brand Enhancement project. The volunteer committee has now transitioned to a Brand Leadership Team (BLT) and is currently editing the 50+ recommendations in the Brand Action Plan before providing it to Council and the community in September.
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Downtown Squamish Summer Event Series returns for second year

Downtown Squamish is about to become an outdoor movie theatre, a concert hall, a gathering place and an open-air street market thanks to the return of the Downtown Squamish Summer Event Series for a second consecutive year. This year’s series includes some of last year’s favourites as well as two new events, all taking place in Downtown Squamish during the month of August.
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Squamish Oceanfront Development

A developer has been chosen for the Squamish Oceanfront lands. Negotiations will now begin with a deal expected by mid 2014.

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Downtown Neighbourhood Plan Update

The completed plan will outline policy directions and design guidelines to ensure that Downtown Squamish becomes a vibrant and healthy core of the community for commerce, culture, and creativity.

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employment lands strategy

Employment Lands Strategy

The District of Squamish is developing an Employment Lands Strategy to ensure that employment lands are available and used to their full potential for the community’s benefit, and to help meet the District’s local economic development objectives.

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Downtown Squamish Summer Nights

Cleveland Avenue from Winnipeg Street to Victoria Street will be transformed into a gathering place filled with food, music, family, and friends.

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2nd Annual Squamish Talent

A showcase of local music talent with live all-ages performances. Presented in partnership with Squamish Academy of Music.

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Celebration of music

Join us as we fill the streets of Squamish with the sound of music!

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