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Skateboard park gets $150K boost


Another youth-oriented initiative is getting a significant amount of funding from the DOS but not in the form of a grant-in-aid. The skateboard park under construction at the youth centre near Howe Sound Secondary School received a cash infusion of $151,350 this week. Council wants the project completed before school lets out so skaters can use the facility this summer.

Major funding announcement for Heritage Park today

The provincial government will make a major funding announcement at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park today (March 18) at 11 a.m.

West Vancouver-Garibaldi MLA Ted Nebbeling will represent the government at the announcement, which the Heritage Park touts as "the catalyst for a whole new era in the development of the West Coast Railway Heritage Park."

Cap College reaches deal with faculty

Capilano College announced Thursday morning (March 17) it had reached an agreement between with the Capilano College Faculty Association (CCFA), which had voted in favour of strike action last week and served 72-hour strike notice on Wednesday (March 16).

The agreement has yet to be ratified by the Post Secondary Employers Association and the CCFA, but the strike notice served by the teachers has been withdrawn, and classes and services are continuing as usual at all three Capilano College campuses, including the campus in Squamish.

Hwy. 99 update

Expect nighttime delays of up to 15 minutes from 11 p.m. Sunday (March 20) to 6 a.m. Monday (March 21) and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday to Thursday (March 21 to 24). Delays at all other times will be limited to five minutes. Traffic pattern changes and the 50 km-h construction speed zone remain in effect around the clock.

For up-to-date information on road closures and delays phone 1-866-4SAFE99 or visit www.sea

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