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Local news for Squamish, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Canada.com

Timeline: Canada's brushes with terror

A group dubbed both Direct Action and the Squamish Five detonated a bomb at a missile manufacturing plant in Toronto.

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3 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Thrifty Foods customers raise funds for Easter Seals Camp

Over the course of the three weeks, more than $62,000 was raised - all of which will be used towards camp-registration fees at Easter Seals camps in Shawnigan and Squamish.

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7 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Sid Chow Tan: Homeless no more, evicted no more, silenced no more

Editor's note: Sid Chow Tan, community organizer and media and communications producer, delivered this speech in front of the Ming Sun building.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Japanese-American, North America, Canada, World News

9 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Computer, phones stolen

On Friday , police received a report of a theft from a vehicle that was parked near the intersection of Cliffside Lane and Smoke Bluff Road, Squamish RCMP Sgt.

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Related Topix: Canada

9 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Hevyfest attracts slackers

Despite sporadic showers and a date overlapping with the Squamish Mountain Festival, this year's Hevyfest was a success.

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Related Topix: Canada, Yosemite Valley, CA

10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

BluEarth Announces Financial Close for Culliton Creek Hydro Project

National Bank of Canada acted as the sole lender to the transaction that will provide funding of approximately $77 million.

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Related Topix: Canada, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBC News

B.C. bear encounters: A home invasion, stolen baby food and an uninvited dinner guest

Bear encounters are not particularly uncommon in B.C., but the past several weeks have brought a string of incidents that serve as a reminder that these animals are never far from where we humans live, eat and play.

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Squamish Chief

VIDEO: What's happening this week in Squamish

A busy weekend lies ahead with the first annual Squamish Wind Festival on tap. The festivities include art exhibits, music, great food, sail boat racing and kite boarding.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Madison Publishing

The Way I See It: First Nations and municipality need to communicate to negotiate ...

Commenters such as Sheldon Tetreault want us to believe that the Tsilqhot'in decision gives local First Nations the power to lay the cleaver to Whistler's economy.

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Squamish Chief

VIDEO: Squamish linked in to - electric highway'

Squamish is the first community in Canada to plug into an electric supercharge highway, connecting San Diego, California, with Whistler.

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The Georgia Straight

Tent city spokesperson accuses city of trying to intimidate protesters in Oppenheimer Park

"Our mayor has promised that he would end homelessness and yet, we still have that happening," Brody Williams told the Georgia Straight .

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CBC News

911 calls from B.C. southern Interior to be handled in Vancouver

Comm handles the majority of police, fire, and ambulance calls for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, the Sunshine Coast and Squamish-Lillooet.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Canada.com

Bears force closure of lake near Squamish

The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.

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Goldstream Gazette

B.C. to let festival, stadium goers roam with free-range drinking

By Tom Fletcher - BC Local News Published: January 31, 2014 3:00 PM Updated: February 01, 2014 12:07 PM The B.C. government is moving ahead with promised liquor reforms, promising free-range drinking at music festivals, stadiums and hotels as well as eventual sales in grocery stores.

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Related Topix: Canada, Bedouin Soundclash, Reggae

Mass Transit

BC: Annual Report Celebrates an Increase in Ridership for BC Transit

BC Transit is releasing its 2013/14 annual report. This year's achievements include increases in ridership and revenue, while delivering services under budget.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Canada.com

Gondola numbers soar as tourists go 'from Sea to Sky'

Firefighters continued to be on high alert across B.C. Wednesday, as at least one wildfire doubled in size Tuesday, the flames fanned by the hot and dry winds.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Canada

Pique News Magazine

Sex, Fire, Anarchy, Pistols

It's a mad world out there but the closest Whistler ever comes to anarchy is probably either May long weekend or the Peak Chair lineup on a 40-centimetre pow day .

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Related Topix: Canada, The Purge, Planes

Squamish Chief

Squamish linked in to - electric highway'

Squamish is the first community in Canada to plug into an electric supercharge highway, connecting San Diego, California, with Whistler.

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Pique News Magazine

Squamish actress Kathy Daniels wins prestigious provincial theatre award at Destination Mainstage

Taking the Best Actress honour at the province's top community theatre festival, Destination Mainstage, should certainly go a long way towards achieving that goal.

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Pique News Magazine

'Wonder Women' brave the heat

As temperatures climbed past 30 degrees Saturday afternoon, riders in WORCA's fourth annual women-only ride were grateful for the various cool-down stations along the way.

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