Squamish

Bear Climbed Fence To Get Trash Left At B.C. Music Festival

CBC | Posted 08.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Conservation officers are warning Squamish Valley Music Festival goers to pick up their trash that could potentially attract bears.

An Active Getaway a Short Drive From Vancouver

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Cocktails on the beach are nice but, at times, we prefer a more active holiday -- something that beautiful Squamish, B.C., delivers in spades. With our gear securely loaded into our Chevy Colorado, we recently made the one-hour drive from Vancouver to Canada's outdoor adventure capital for some serious physical fun.

'Terrifying' Stawamus Chief Rock Slide Shakes Squamish

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

No injuries have been reported.

Air Quality Warning Issued As Burning Squamish Dock Dismantled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

People with underlying medical conditions are advised to avoid strenuous exercise and stay indoors.

Warning Lifted As Crews Continue To Fight Squamish Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SQUAMISH, B.C. - A massive blaze at the Squamish Terminals deep-water port in British Columbia may not be fully extinguished until Saturday, says the ...

Squamish Dock Fire Spews Noxious Smoke

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It’s pretty smelly, pretty toxic smelling."

Squamish Music Festival Lineup Revealed!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 02.19.2015 | Canada British Columbia

You in?

B.C. Councillor Keeps Promise To Set Himself On Fire

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The former professional stunt double for Arnold Schwarzenegger committed to the fiery stunt if voter turnout improved.

WATCH: BC Transit Commercial Is So Badass

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Public transit doesn't exactly bring the adrenaline rush that mountain biking does, yet a new commercial from BC Transit manages to make the link. ...

The New York Times Really, Really Likes Squamish, B.C.

CBC | Posted 03.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The main fuel stop on the Sea to Sky Highway between Whistler, B.C., and Vancouver is getting international attention as a place to do more than get g...

B.C. Interior Crash Kills 7-Year-Old Boy, Mom

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A SUV carrying a family of five on a B.C. highway went over a steep embankment in heavy snow, killing a seven-year-old boy and his mother. Thei...

Burnaby Mountain Is A Perfect Storm of Activism

Larry Commodore | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Larry Commodore

The current Burnaby Mountain demonstrations and civil disobedience over Kinder Morgan's proposed pipeline expansion has developed into a perfect storm of activism. You have three powerful First Nations; you have location, your local politicians, academics, the young, the old, and David Suzuki and his grandson.

B.C. Nun Awake During Live-Streamed Heart Surgery

CBC | Posted 12.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Less than an hour after having heart surgery on Monday, Sister Theresa Stickley was alert and in high spirits, and was looking forward to going home t...

Woodfibre LNG Is Litmus Test For Squamish Municipal Candidates

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

The Woodfibre LNG issue in Squamish holds vast importance for the broader community, the province, the country, even the world at large. It's that big.

LOOK: Stupid Sexy Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

OK, OK, we don't exactly need another reminder of the beauty of the Greater Vancouver region, but sometimes a photo comes along that is simply way too...

It's Time For Squamish To Grow a Pair And Get Political

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

Like it or not, it's time for Squamish to grow a pair and get political. Stop, even for a few hours, the trail bike riding. The hiking. The mountain climbing. The kite boarding. If the mudders really want to "live the life," then it's time to really get dirty. But by putting a little time aside for arguing and debating for the environment you so immensely enjoy.

What Kitimat Can Teach Squamish About Standing Up To Big Projects

David Burke | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia
David Burke

Enbridge is expected to be a significant issue in this fall's municipal election campaign in Kitimat, just as Woodfibre LNG is expected to be in Squamish.

Some Of Canada's Most Valuable Land Sold To B.C. First Nations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Three British Columbia First Nations have agreed to a partnership deal with a federal government body over three valuable parcels of land ...

Citizens Should Demand That B.C. 'Completely Rethink' Its LNG Strategy: Expert

David Burke | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
David Burke

Given all the impacts and uncertainties, he added, "Maybe one of the best things you can do in British Columbia is kee this resource in the ground."

What B.C.'s Proposed Woodfibre LNG Plant Means

Dermod Travis | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The next election is in 2017. You suspect that voters might want to see a little something for all the hype before then, so what to do? Well, take one of the proposed projects and slam the pedal to the metal. And by all accounts, that project is the proposed Woodfibre LNG plant in Squamish.

Hiker Falls To His Death Climbing Glacier Near Squamish

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SQUAMISH, B.C. - A male has fallen to his death while hiking a mountain near Squamish, B.C.RCMP say he fell while climbing Stadium Glacier, which is o...

Squamish Was A Much-Needed Reminder Festivals Are About Music

Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada Music
Sara Harowitz

The event, located about an hour north of Vancouver in Squamish, B.C., brought over 100,000 fans together. And while there were definitely a lot of people overdoing it with substances, the festival was able to remind me why we go to these things in the first place: the music.

Connecting The Dots Between Mount Polley Mine Owner, Squamish LNG, Harper

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

With the curtains slowly opening around politicians and corporate owners, the sordid, unholy bedfellow goings-on would make Ron Jeremy blush. (Cover your eyes now children and those pure of heart.)

Squamish Music Festival-Goers Warned About Unsafe Party Drugs

CBC | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Music

Deaths and dozens of drug overdoses at summer music festivals have prompted B.C.'s coroner's office to warn Squamish Music Festival goers this weekend...

An 'Epic' LNG Battle Pits Squamish Against B.C. Liberals

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

We all have busy lives. And that's exactly how the more mischievous of politicians like it. A busy, distracted, and somewhat plump populace who, even if they find out about a government program they don't like, won't quite be able to find the time, energy, or solidarity to do battle. In the case of B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her grandiose LNG dream, that's the modus operandi.