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Andrew  Hughes

Andrew Hughes

Andrew Hughes is a reporter with The Squamish Chief.

While originally from the U.S., he has lived in Squamish since the end of 2016. He is a recent graduate of the Master of Journalism program at the University of British Columbia, during which he interned at The Squamish Chief. Before becoming a full-time reporter here, he worked in current affairs for CBC in Vancouver.

When he’s not working, you can find him looking for secret benches in the woods or losing at board games to his wife and friends.

Recent Work by Andrew

Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Council voted 4-3 to reconsider Woodfibre LNG's worker accommodation application; meeting set for June 4.
Garibaldi at Squamish sale OK’d, despite provincial opposition

Garibaldi at Squamish sale OK’d, despite provincial opposition

‘Aquilini remains committed to developing a world-class all-season resort,’ reads the project’s website after the decision.
Floatel can navigate choppy waters with Squamish: WLNG

Floatel can navigate choppy waters with Squamish: WLNG

WLNG president Christine Kennedy said they were committed to finding a path forward with the District.
Updated: With no floatel, what happens next with the LNG project in Squamish?

Updated: With no floatel, what happens next with the LNG project in Squamish?

Province says District and WLNG need to figure out what’s next; WLNG says it will continue to work with the District.
See: Squamish herring spawn survey nearing its wrap-up

See: Squamish herring spawn survey nearing its wrap-up

Search for Slhawt’/Herring project monitors herring spawn each year in Howe Sound.
Sea to Sky's Garibaldi, Meager remain high volcanic threats, according to recent research

Sea to Sky's Garibaldi, Meager remain high volcanic threats, according to recent research

Co-author says Squamish should only worry about eruption the same as they would for other natural hazards in the region.
ICYMI: Tribunal sends FortisBC pipeline permit back to regulator so resident can submit concerns

ICYMI: Tribunal sends FortisBC pipeline permit back to regulator so resident can submit concerns

Permit goes back to the BC Energy Regulator so Squamish resident can submit concerns about the pipeline project that crosses her property underground.
Woodfibre LNG floatel permit headed to Squamish public hearing

Woodfibre LNG floatel permit headed to Squamish public hearing

In a unanimous vote, District of Squamish council sends temporary use permit for floatel to April 23 public hearing with a location to be determined.
Updated: Paradise Trails submits development permit application to District of Squamish

Updated: Paradise Trails submits development permit application to District of Squamish

A news release from Paradise Trails says the company has submitted a development permit application to the District of Squamish.
Woodfibre LNG floatel to come before Squamish council

Woodfibre LNG floatel to come before Squamish council

Council will schedule a public hearing and decision date after initial meeting regarding temporary use permit for worker accommodation
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