February 2016

Time to make decisions for the Cheekye Fan

Posted on Feb 11, 2016

Decisions need to be made more quickly. That was the message to council from Squamish Nation representatives and the developer of the proposed 750-unit housing development on the Cheekye Fan in Brackendale at council’s committee of the whole meeting Tuesday.The representatives of Squamish Cornerstone Development, which is a partnership that include...

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Massive $3.5B Resort Project - Squamish

Posted on Feb 04, 2016

The $3.5 billion proposed Garibaldi at Squamish year-round resort has been granted a conditional nod from the province.Environment Minister Mary Polak and Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced the decision in a news release Friday afternoon.“The certificate conditions were developed following consultation a...

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Ocean Front Deal Signed - Squamish

Posted on Feb 04, 2016

It’s finally a done deal.The Oceanfront Lands officially transfers on Wednesday from the district to developers Newport Beach Developments, a partnership between Texas-based Matthew Southwest and Squamish’s Bethel Lands Corporation.“I am feeling awesome,” Mayor Patricia Heintzman told The Squamish Chief in an interview in her office on Tuesday. “I...

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