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Following nine months of intense work representing 550 volunteer hours (and counting), the new Squamish brand strategy and marketing action plan has been revealed. The tagline Hardwired for Adventure and a logo that incorporates Squamish Nation symbolism and the blue of Squamish’s glacial waters, was presented to a packed Council Chambers Tuesday, with many others tuning in to the live broadcast remotely. Read More »

The Squamish Brand Enhancement Project is wrapping up its development phase with a presentation to Council at the September 30 Committee of the Whole beginning at 1 p.m. The presentation will be streamed live, and will be available online following the meeting. Members of the community’s Brand Leadership Team will present to Council. Read More »

The District of Squamish would like to express our apologies to those who tuned in online to stream today's Committee of the Whole meeting and the Woodfibre LNG presentation.  We are aware of how poor the audio quality was and sincerely apologize. Read More »

SQUAMISH, BC – A return to extended sunny, dry weather has resulted in EXTREME fire hazard conditions throughout the District of Squamish, as specified by BC’s Wildfire Management Branch[http://bcwildfire.ca/Weather/Maps/danger_rating.htm]. September 12 marks the third day of such a rating, and as a result, all high-risk activities in and around forested areas must cease immediately until further notice. (There are currently no indications that a campfire ban will be reinstated). Read More »

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. Read More »

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. Read More »

The new Mamquam Blind Channel waterfront park officially opened August 4, 2014 with Mayor Rob Kirkham, MP John Weston, MLA Jordan Sturdy, Squamish Nation Councillor Joshua Joseph, and Squamish Councillor and SLRD Board Director/Chair Patricia Heintzman attending the ribbon cutting. Read More »

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