Squamish Chief, January 13, 2020
Business, especially small business, is the engine that powers Squamish.
The Squamish business track — to continue the railway analogy — has seen its twists and turns from the boom and bust around the 2010 Olympics to job shortages to labour strife and recent employee shortages; to the current building boom coupled with a housing affordability crisis and employment space crunch.
And while industry once ruled here, tourism has forged its place as a powerful locomotive of its own.
The Chief checked in with local experts to get the lay of the land of what is ahead for local businesses as they move full steam ahead into 2020.