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The tale of the wet garden

The tale of the wet garden

Each time the sun has made an appearance this past month is cause for Squamish gardeners to celebrate. The lack of sun and cool nights are not conducive to optimal growth.
Proposed changes raise questions

Proposed changes raise questions

Editor's note: This is a response to "Supporting C-38," the letter from local MP John Weston that appeared in June 14 in The Chief. It was copied to The Chief for publication.
MP's comments refuted

MP's comments refuted

EDITOR, I could not disagree more with the comments Mr.
There's a lesson in this

There's a lesson in this

The BCTF could learn a valuable lesson: don't spend millions in advertising, forget shutting schools down for days, and don't bother withdrawing from all non-teaching duties.
Tourism 'firsts' for Squamish

Tourism 'firsts' for Squamish

Welcome to my inaugural monthly business column where I will share with you interesting bits of news pertaining to our business community. Sea to Sky Adventure Co.
Helmet hilarity

Helmet hilarity

Mark this one down as a candidate for stupid idea of the week: The move to repeal British Columbia's law making it mandatory to wear a helmet while bicycling.
Becoming more cougar-smart

Becoming more cougar-smart

The Bear Aware Program is up and running with a broader scope for 2012. For the past eight years, Bear Aware has been educating the residents and visitors of Squamish on how to reduce conflict between humans and bears.
'Hammering' the environment

'Hammering' the environment

EDITOR, After reading MP John Weston's reassuring words aboutBill C-38 ("Supporting C-38," Chief, June 14), I cannot help but question: Why have these critical changes to environmental legislation been concealed within layers of a budget implementati
Supporting C-38

Supporting C-38

EDITOR, I'd like to take the opportunity to address some misinformation that has been circulating about Bill C-38, the Budget Implementation Act. Bill C-38 will provide clear advantages for the Canadian economy.
Bill falls short

Bill falls short

Editor's note: This is a copy of a letter to John Weston, MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country. It was copied to The Chief for publication.
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