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Destruction of sow and two cubs an urgent call to all citizens to secure wildlife attractants

A tragic incident that saw a sow and two cubs destroyed downtown Squamish on Sunday highlights the important role that every individual plays in adhering to the regulations in place... Read More

District of Squamish releases 2016 Annual Report

The District of Squamish is pleased to release its 2016 Annual Report and audited financial statements, outlining accomplishments in 2016 and planned initiatives for 2017/18.  Read More

Artwork chosen for Squamish Murals Project

Squamish will soon see the installation of two large-scale murals by Squamish-based artists Stan Matwychuk and Ciarra Douglas as part of the Squamish Murals Project. Read More

Open burning to be restricted beginning June 7

BC Wildfire has issued restrictions for Category 2 open fires in the Coastal Fire Centre, which includes Squamish. Read More

Public comment invited on BC Timber Sales' Forest Stewardship Plan

The draft Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) document is a big-picture document dealing with legislation, communication, results and strategies. The FSP does NOT deal in specific blocks or activities. Read More

Wildlife Update: Merrill Park closure lifted but bear activity throughout Squamish is still high

The bear traps at Merrill Park in the Garibaldi Highlands have been unsuccessful in capturing the bear involved in the physical encounter May 21, 2017. Read More

District of Squamish Wins National Municipal Award for Professional Development

The District of Squamish has received national recognition for its Hardwired for Leadership training program from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA).  The City was presented with the 2017... Read More

Gear up for a car-free commute as District of Squamish celebrates Annual Bike to Work / School Week

Fasten your helmets and leave your car keys behind – the District of Squamish is gearing up for Bike to Work / School Week, May 29 to June 4, 2017. Read More

Wildlife Alert: Territorial bear in Garibaldi Highlands

The Conservation Officer Service responded to an unprovoked bear attack in the Merrill Park area Sunday afternoon, which resulted in a man receiving scratches from a sow, protecting her cub. Read More

Victoria Day Holiday Hours

Please note the following hours for the District of Squamish this Victoria Day weekend.  Read More

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