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Poll: Majority of respondents don't want to see congestion pricing on Highway 99

Poll: Majority of respondents don't want to see congestion pricing on Highway 99

The Squamish Chief polled 121 Squamish Chief readers and asked the question: Should there be congestion pricing on the Sea to Sky Highway? (Charging users to drive during peak times.)
Survey: What’s up with WhatsApp use in Canada

Survey: What’s up with WhatsApp use in Canada

For Canadians who have close friends and family in other cities and countries, applications like WhatsApp have changed the communications landscape.
Opinion: The Squamish mayor’s exit, stage right

Opinion: The Squamish mayor’s exit, stage right

The mayor and three councillors have been assailed in online attacks online and in snail mail campaigns.        
Editorial: Disruptions to normal should make us check our privilege, Squamish

Editorial: Disruptions to normal should make us check our privilege, Squamish

While safe and efficient transportation and cell and internet service are things everyone deserves, we are privileged that things work as well as they do here most of the time.
Opinion: Why you should consider running as a Sea to Sky School district trustee this fall

Opinion: Why you should consider running as a Sea to Sky School district trustee this fall

I want you to know that voting for trustees in your local election is important, and that people from all parts of our community should consider running for office.
Opinion: Ladies and gentlemen: Are you ready for Premier David Eby?

Opinion: Ladies and gentlemen: Are you ready for Premier David Eby?

We aren’t quite entertaining yet the idea of Prime Minister Pierre Poilievre, but we need to accept the notion of Premier David Eby before long. He is on Coronation Street, BC NDP style.
Survey: Crime, public safety continue to be major concerns for British Columbians

Survey: Crime, public safety continue to be major concerns for British Columbians

More than half of British Columbians (51 per cent) believe the level of criminal activity in their community has increased over the past four years
Poll: 30% of Squamish respondents avoiding travel on BC Ferries due to possible disruptions

Poll: 30% of Squamish respondents avoiding travel on BC Ferries due to possible disruptions

Squamish Chief polled 109 readers and asked the question: Are BC Ferries cancellations and schedule changes impacting your travel plans?
Poll: 48% of Squamish respondents say they prefer dogs at the office

Poll: 48% of Squamish respondents say they prefer dogs at the office

The Squamish Chief polled 130 readers and asked the question: Do you prefer to work where staff can bring dogs to work?
Jack Knox: Never mind the perks, how does your job make you feel?

Jack Knox: Never mind the perks, how does your job make you feel?

It’s hard to recruit nurses when your slogan is: “Come for the long hours, stay for the lunatic-fringe protesters.”