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Due to new grizzly bear sightings, WildSafeBC, in partnership with the District of Squamish and the Conservation Officer Service (COS), is re-issuing a grizzly bear alert. Read More »

Effective July 17, 2014 at noon, all open fires within the District of Squamish are prohibited. Current backyard campfire permits are suspended until further notice.   The continuing hot and dry conditions have raised the fire hazard prompting the open fire ban to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires. Read More »

WildSafeBC, in partnership with the District of Squamish and the Conservation Officer Service, is issuing a wildlife email alert to notify the public about a grizzly bear in the Cheekye Fan area. This area encompasses the Squamish River to the west, the Ray Peters Trail network and north of the landfill on Squamish Valley Road, as per the map below.  Read More »

As the hot, summer weather is now in full swing, the District of Squamish has announced the move to Stage 2 water restrictions effective Monday, July 7, 2014 at 6 a.m. This move to Stage 2 comes three weeks later than in 2013 despite less rainfall this year, demonstrating a willingness and cooperation amongst Squamish residents to embrace the water usage schedule. Read More »

From births to anniversaries, first rides without training wheels to first days on the job, important milestones are worth celebrating. This year, Squamish is recognizing and celebrating several significant milestones as part of the 100 Years of Squamish campaign. The 100 Years of Squamish: Celebrating Squamish Milestones campaign is officially underway with community-wide celebrations taking place throughout the summer.  Read More »

The District of Squamish and the Squamish Oceanfront Development Corporation (SODC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a developer to complete a transaction for the Oceanfront Lands. The MOU with Matthews Southwest and Bethel Lands Corporation (MSB) is the culmination of months of negotiations between the groups. Work is now underway on the final agreements. Read More »

The BC Teachers’ Federation has formally issued a strike notice which is set to begin next week on Tuesday, June 17 and have also issued a teacher’s study session (job action) for Monday, June 16. Read More »

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