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Legalization could reduce the variety of marijuana products

September 24, 2018

Tax revenue and impairment at workplace among topics discussed at corridor pot forum

Those hoping marijuana legalization will bring more pot products and more tax revenue to Squamish may be disappointed when cannabis becomes a government-backed business. That was one of the takeaways from a panel of politicians and experts at a Squamish Chamber of Commerce forum held in the West Coast Railway Museum on Sept. 20.…


B.C. wildfires burned large areas affected by mountain pine beetles: Experts

Removal of dead wood from affected areas could also remove fuel for wildfires

VANCOUVER – Clearing or burning beetle ravaged forests may be costly but could mitigate against the kind of massive wildfires that have been seen in British Columbia the last two summers, say researchers. They say a large proportion of the forests that burned this year were affected by the mountain pine beetle about a decade ago.…


Government task force recommends slashing rent increases by 2 per cent

Rental Task Force released first two recommendations Monday

B.C. renters worried about an allowable 4.5 per cent jump in rent planned for next year could be getting some relief. The province’s Rental Task Force released its first two recommendations Monday.…


The Whistler Of Rosslea

September 23, 2018

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Insider’s Guide to Whistler’s Mountain Bike Trails: Lost Lake

whistler.com – Words, Photos & Rider: Hailey Elise Photos, Video & Rider: Ollie Jones Photography Lapping the trails around Lost Lake and building up a sweat. PHOTO OLLIE JONES PHOTOGRAPHY As you drive the Sea to …


“The Adventure Group – Sno” Album from GayCalgary.com Photo Gallery

gaycalgary.com – Photos & Video Photographs and video from past LGBT community events.


nita executive meeting space?

nitalakelodge.com – Spark creativity and inspire your colleagues this fall with our Executive Boardroom Meeting Package at Nita Lake Lodge. Our peaceful lakeside resort provides an extraordinary backdrop for corporate g…

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Riders in Motion: The Exposure Action Gallery

snowboardmag.com – It’s what flashes through our mind when we first think of snowboarding, and it’s the images that flutter behind our eyes at night as we sleep and dream. It’s the many pages ripped from the folds of a…

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Ted Cruz tweets out viral Beto O’Rourke video in a bizarre move

vox.com – One of the candidates running for the United States Senate in Texas on Friday tweeted out a video of Beto O’Rourke speaking passionately about the murder of Botham Shem Jean in his home by a police o…

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Summer isn’t officially over, but Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia is already looking like a winter wonderland — Sott.net

sott.net – Summer isn’t officially over, but Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in British Columbia is already looking like a winter wonderland The official start to fall is still a few days away, but snow is alread…


Maritime Asset Partners behind Teekay aframax sale-and-leaseback deal –

splash247.com – September 24th, 2018 Hans Thaulow Americas, Europe 0 comments Maritime Asset Partners (MAP) is behind the sale-and-leaseback transaction announced by Teekay Tankers last month for six aframax tankers…


Cops for Cancer roll into Whistler

Whistler RCMP Cpl. Nate Miller cycling in the 800-kilometre Tour de Coast ride

Since Wednesday, Sept. 19, Whistler RCMP watch commander Cpl. Nate Miller hasn’t been in to work at the detachment. Instead, he’s been on his road bike, pedalling up to eight hours a day—despite the torrential fall rain that’s washed over the south coast for the past week—all to support the battle against pediatric cancer.…


Regional transit not likely until 2020 says local MLA

2019 target date for corridor bus system overly ambitious

Sea to Sky residents may be waiting until 2020 for a regional transportation system to come to fruition. “Clearly, we’re not going to see (regional) transit for 2019,” said MLA Jordan Sturdy, a longtime proponent of regional transit following a meeting with local Sea to Sky municipal leaders and the Minister of Transportation Claire Trevena at the Union of BC Municipalities Convention last week in Whistler.…


Tennis, everyone?

September 22, 2018

New Whistler Museum exhibit marks 100 years of the sport

One of the first things folks learn about Whistler is its incorporation as part of a long-term bid to land the Winter Olympics. Shortly after, someone will chime in with the ‘But did you know it actually started as a summer resort for fishing?’ trivia.…


As grizzly bear population recovers and Whistler’s trail network expands, so too does the chance for conflict

September 21, 2018

Hikers run-in with grizzly last week prompts additional trail closures

Whistler’s trail network should be the envy of any avid outdoor recreationalist. But to the Sea to Sky’s recovering grizzly bear population, the continued expansion of the resort’s alpine trail system and the recent boom in backcountry use does not bode well.…


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