Special Air Quality Statement issued for Howe Sound, Whistler and Fraser Canyon (including Lillooet)
Note from SLRD: The following Air Quality alert was issued by Environment Canada at 3 a.m. August 1, 2018
Wildfire smoke is continuing to impact the province.
During a wildfire, smoke conditions can change quickly over short distances and can vary considerably hour-by-hour.
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) Regional Growth Strategy (RGS) is an initiative of the District of Squamish, Resort Municipality of Whistler, Village of Pemberton, District of Lillooet, and SLRD Electoral Areas B, C and D. The RGS establishes long-term settlement boundaries and supports collaboration across jurisdictions.
The RGS was first adopted in 2010, and a review and update is currently underway. Learn more about the RGS Review.
The SLRD is hosting community open houses in each member municipality to share information and seek input on the RGS Review draft bylaw - RGS Amendment Bylaw No. 1562-2018. Come out to learn and share your ideas!
Whistler RGS Review Open House
Monday June 11, 2018 from 6:30pm-8:00pm (presentation at 7pm)
Delta Hotels Whistler Village Suites, 4308 Main Street, Whistler BC
**This meeting has been cancelled**
UPDATE: The Snowfall warning has ended.
Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected.
A Pacific frontal system will spread snow heavy at times to Whistler and the Sea to Sky Highway between Squamish to Whistler tonight. Snowfall amount of 15 cm can be expected before the snow eases off near midnight tonight.
Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.
February 27, 2018: Sea to Sky Corridor, B.C. – On February 21, the Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) announced it has approved changes to Greyhound Canada’s service around British Columbia, including substantial reductions in the Sea to Sky Corridor.
The SLRD is holding a Public Hearing to consider and discuss several planning matters, as noted below. Please click on the links to learn more about each of these projects.