Who we are

Squamish CAN is a registered non-for-profit organization. As a community action group we operate a variety of environmental projects since 2009 in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada. 

Squamish CAN strives to educate, support, and empower the community of Squamish by developing, promoting, and implementing sustainable strategies to mitigate climate change. 

Strategic Priorities:
 

  1. Strengthen and provide inclusive food system 

  2. Reduce community energy consumption and dependency on fossil fuels

  3. Achieve zero waste

  4. Establish Board of Directors functions to ensure security & sustainability of the organization

Our Mission

Squamish CAN strives to educate, support, and empower the community of Squamish by developing, promoting, and implementing sustainable strategies to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

Our Vision

The community of Squamish enthusiastically takes action to prioritize a sustainable environment and resilient community.

Our Values
  1. Innovative

  2. Action Oriented

  3. Collaborative

  4. Approachable

  5. Empowering

Get in touch: 

Email us

info@squamishcan.net
 

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Strategic Priorities and Contacts for Sub Committees
Food security

Strategic Priority: 

Strengthen and provide inclusive food systems

Goal:

Ensure that all members of Squamish have access to enough nutritious, safe, ecologically sustainable and culturally appropriate food at all times.

Contact

Squamish Food Policy Council

squamishfoodpolicycouncil@gmail.com

Community Gardens

Downtown CAN Grow Community Garden
cangrowgarden@gmail.com

Garibaldi CAN Grow Community Garden

garibaldicangrow@gmail.com

Mamquam Edible Schoolyard (MESY)

mamquamedibleschoolyard@gmail.com

Seed Library & Seedy Sunday

squamishseedlibrary@gmail.com

Food Education Series

monica.sqcanfood@shaw.ca

Zero waste

Strategic Priority:

Achieve zero waste

Goal:

We will reduce overall landfill waste for Squamish to a level that meets or exceeds the municipal average, and prioritize contamination reduction by continuing to (a) work with community partners and the District of Squamish, and (b) host and sponsor educational opportunities for businesses and the public.

 

Contact:

Zero Waste Action Team

canzerowaste@gmail.com

Energy and transportation committee

Strategic Priority:

Reduce community energy consumption and dependency on fossil fuels

Goal:

Reduce energy consumption and dependence on fossil fuels in Squamish with a focus on transportation and energy use in residential buildings through education and awareness.

Contact:

Energy & Transportation Committee

energysquamishcan@gmail.com

Go By Bike Week Squamish
biketoworksquamish@gmail.com

Squamish, BC

Canada

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