Woodfibre LNG TERMPOL review…It is too late!

At this point in time -Summer 2018 – it seems Transport Canada has finally started a TERMPOL review to assess navigational risks of LNG super tankers if they were to navigate through Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound. Transport Canada offers the voluntary and non-binding TERMPOL review, a technical review of marine…

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TERMPOL review of LNG tanker safety? We are still waiting

Provincial and Federal approvals have been issued for Woodfibre LNG, but we, as Howe Sound communities, have up to this date not received any clarity on the navigational risks LNG super tankers sailing in Howe Sound. We still haven’t seen the Transport Canada’s TERMPOL review into this promised to be…

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Upcoming Book reading dates Pauline Le Bel’s: ‘Whale in the Door’

Pauline Le Bel’s most recent book of literary non-fiction is ‘Whale in the Door: A Community Unites to Protect BC’s Howe Sound’. This wonderful beautifully written book has received great reviews. Pauline will be reading on the following dates: APRIL 12, Reading ‘Whale in the Door’ Salt Spring Island Library…

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Stop Burnco gravel mine, Public Comments, Federal deadline Jan 26

Nexwlélexm / Bowen Island – The is the LAST OFFICIAL OPPORTUNITY for public comments in this project’s Environmental Assessment review before of the Environmental Assessment Office will send its recommendations to the Minister of the Environment for a decision. After the last opportunity to comment to the Environmental Assessment Office,…

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Stop Gravel Mine at McNab Creek! Stop the Rubber Stamping of Projects!

Over the last 2 plus years we have asked you on numerous occasions to submit comments about the Woodfibre LNG and Burnco projects proposed here in Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound. As ‘the public’, we understood the ‘public comments’ had to be based on the applications these companies had submitted to…

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Stop Burnco gravel mine, Public Comments, deadline Nov 27

Nexwlélexm / Bowen Island – The is the LAST OFFICIAL OPPORTUNITY for public comments in this project’s Environmental Assessment review before of the Environmental Assessment Office will send its recommendations to the Minister of the Environment for a decision. From October 27 to November 27 2017, you have the opportunity…

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Protect Howe Sound Flotilla – Great Success!

My Sea to Sky, Patagonia, Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative, Skwomesh Action, and Backbone Campaign and many people came out at the Stawamus Waterfront, a traditional village of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh people, for a paddle out to demonstrate support for the protection of Howe Sound from unsustainable industrial development. Backbone Campaign…

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Feb 9 – March 11: Public input Woodfibre LNG amending EA certificate

As you might know, October last year Woodfibre LNG was required by the Squamish Nation to change its seawater cooling system to air cooling. Since Woodfibre LNG had received a Environmental Assessment Certificate that specifically included the seawater cooling system, the company is required to amend its certificate. Since the…

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