Squamish

Squamish on the Precipice: Saying 'No' to LNG

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

We were told how other towns that accepted this industrial turn now look. It's not pretty. "Drive through some of those towns," we were told. See for yourselves what industry has delivered. Smell the air. Look around. See what these oil and gas facilities have done to communities.

LOOK: Old Trees Into Art

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Brazilian sculptor Hugo França has arrived in B.C. to participate in the 2014-2016 Vancouver Biennale. França is converting the trunks and roots ...

LOOK: Majestic Migration Of Eagles, Salmon

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

While photographing the wildlife in Squamish, B.C., Martin Gregus Jr. grew so fond of a particular bald eagle that he ended up naming him James. Ja...

Arcade Fire, Eminem Headline Squamish Music Fest

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

This summer's Squamish Valley Music Festival is set to be the biggest in its history, with Arcade Fire, Eminem and Bruno Mars headlining the three-day...

Overcoming Fear of White-Water Rafting in British Columbia

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

As the guide details how he plans to retrieve each of us when we do fall into the chilly Cheakamus River I am thinking about hanging up my oar and making for higher ground. For you, I undertook my first white-water rafting trip, a two-hour thrill ride that was far safer than anything I expected and gave me a new appreciation for the soft-core adventures Canada offers.

Bored With the Gym? Go to Squamish

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

Squamish easily earns its title as "Canada's Outdoor Recreation Playground" with the many elements that provide a natural workout for this very active community. Hiking The Chief, Canada's largest granite monolith, offers a natural and scenic Stairmaster, featuring a steep hiking trail up over 600 meters of rocky terrain.

The 20 Best Restaurants in British Columbia

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Adrian Brijbassi

I just returned from a two-week journey to British Columbia that I didn't anticipate being a mind-blowing culinary tour. We like lists at Vacay.ca, so here are the 20 best places I dined in British Columbia during the past two weeks.

Missing Canoeist Presumed Dead Near Squamish

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SQUAMISH, B.C. - An elderly canoeist is missing and presumed drowned after flipping his small craft while paddling in waters around Squamish, B.C.Offi...

Wildlife Watching In Stanley Park

Vacay.ca | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

Stanley Park is 1,001 acres of forest that extends into the Burrard Inlet, the water that separates Vancouver from the North Shore mountains. It's one of Vancouver's most iconic views: looking up from the park onto the snow-covered peaks, or looking down from the peaks to the harbour and the ocean.

Quest University's Untraditional Approach To Education

John F. Gray | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

Once you get past the breathtaking natural scenery and vistas of Squamish, B.C., and the architectural beauty of the campus buildings, and get talking with the students and staff of Quest University you know you've stepped into a community that doesn't have the same resonance of a large research institution.

A Great Family Vacation in Whistler

Vitamin Daily | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

So far, our kid-friendly travel itineraries have taken us to New York and Portland; this week, Alexandra Suhner Isenberg of VitaminDaily.com brings us a snowy family retreat to Squamish/Whistler. Don't forget the mittens!

Lions Bay Forest Fire Growing

CBC | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Crews have stopped the growth of a forest fire north of Lions Bay, between Horseshoe Bay and Squamish, but have yet to gain control of the blaze. ...