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Kayak, sail, paddle, and power your way to Howe Sound.  Join us to make some noise to save this beautiful place.

SUNDAY – JULY 27th – 1:00 to 3:00 PM   Thornborough Channel (North End of Gambier Island to McNab Creek Valley)

 Music by “The Brothers” band from the Sunshine Coast in Howe Sound.  Future of Howe Sound Society
Please join us on June 26, 7 pm at the Arts Centre in Sechelt.
* updates on our projects and reports from our Board
* introduction to our new staff:
* update from the Salish Sea Coal Committee
* membership team on hand to renew your membership
We're pleased to have local filmmaker, Sarama as our guest speaker, showing a sneak preview of his upcoming documentary This Living Salish Sea and answering questions on the project to highlight the beauty and need for protection of our coastal waters.
The Boil Water Notice has now been lifted by Vancouver Coastal Health. The entire Town is being supplied water from the SCRD, until the Town’s own water source can once again be used. Due to the increased demand on the SCRD’s water system, Stage 3 Water Use Restrictions are now in effect, for the entire Town of Gibsons.Stage 3 Restrictions include no lawn sprinkling; hand-held water sprinkling only of trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetables; and no washing of vehicles, hosing windows or exterior building surfaces, or filling of swimming pools, ornamental ponds or fountains. For full details on the various levels of water use restrictions, please go to www.gibsons.ca/water_restrictions.
A boil water advisory issued for the town of Gibsons remains in effect. Residents in Areas 1 and 2 are advised to boil their water for l minute before consuming. Regular testing found e-coli in some parts of the distribution system. Visit www.gibsons.ca for more information and a map of the affected areas.

Join us for the May 10 #NoEnbridge Pipeline Rally on Saturday, May 10th in Vancouver, BC, we’re standing up for our climate, and for communities across Canada organized by Forest Ethics."We’re uniting with people across Canada to send a strong message: no means no, reckless projects like this will never be built"
What: a family-friendly event featuring music, food and speakers
When: Saturday, May 10th @ 2pm    Where: Sunset Beach, Vancouver, BC
Outside of Vancouver? May 10 is a National Day of Action.

Editorial

  • Save the ALR, Bill 24 Should be Defeated
    It seems the BC Liberals have no pride, they will do anything for the all-mighty dollar and the fossil fuel industry. Now, in contrast to their campaign promises, they are pushing through Bill 24 to change the Agricultural Land Commission which could threaten BC farmland and our food production.




Food Action Network

  • AGM, New Farmer's Markets
    You're invited to THE ONE STRAW POTLUCK & AGM Sunday, May 25 from 3 pm to 6:30 pm  @ Davis Bay…




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