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Inaugural Remembrance Day service at new location hailed a success

November 15, 2017

Service draws over 1,200 to honour and remember

The first Remembrance Day service to be held at Whistler Olympic Plaza has been lauded as a great success. “I thought it was fantastic,” said Paul Foster, a veteran of the British army who has been part of the Veterans Parade and Colour Party for the last five years.…


Times are a-changin’

New podcasts imagine how climate change will change B.C.

A new podcast imagines our future — and it’s looking pretty bleak. In 2050: Degrees of Change, CBC Vancouver senior meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe talks to leading scientists and experts about what climate change will mean for B.C.…


The Great October Revolution

China Miéville, a novelist I much admire, has published a history of the “October Revolution” to mark its 100th anniversary (which was actually on Nov. 7, since the Russians were still using the Julian calendar in 1917). It had an unusual effect on me. It made me question whether I was right about the utter futility of that revolution.…


The Canada Show: A deep dive into the country’s past you won’t find in the history books

Monster Theatre revamps renowned production for Canada’s 150th

Mutiny, mayhem, and murder. Canada’s history reads more like an exciting pirate tale than a boring textbook, and that’s exactly what Monster Theatre’s The Canada Show will show you this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. at the Maury Young Arts Centre.…


Mayors emphasize highway safety

Mayors of Lions Bay and Squamish say action is needed to increase safety

Over the last year, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has invested more than $1.1 million to improve safety along the Sea to Sky Highway. But according to mayors in both Lions Bay and Squamish, more investment is needed — and fast.…


Inaugural director leaves Audain Art Museum

Board of trustees decides not to renew Suzanne Greening’s contract

The Audain Art Museum’s executive director Suzanne Greening is leaving the museum she has helped get off the ground for the past three-and-a-half years. Greening’s four-year contract was due to end in March 2018, and the board of trustees notified her this month that they would be going in another direction after her tenure was up.…


Hurdles to affordable housing

Failure is the price of success. No one succeeds all the time and no one succeeds without failing occasionally along the way.…


Food for life and for the soul

As the snow begins to fall in earnest, everyone has that urge to nest and hunker down for the cold season. Of course, part of this genetically programmed desire is to cook and eat delicious food to sustain us through those long winter months (along with all the winter sports we enjoy).…


Can I offer you a Red Bull? No, I’m good

Like many, I’m counting down to opening day. I notice, though, that the intensity of the wait doesn’t compare to when I was a teenager.…


Can 15,000 scientists be wrong?

And what happens to our food supply if they’re not?

It’s not often you get a second warning in really dodgy situations, especially when you’re already on shaky ground. But we’ve just gotten one that’s come, appropriately, in the midst of one of the most important conferences on climate change: The UN’s COP 23 in Bonn, where, as I write this, world leaders are turning the Paris Accord into action to reduce carbon emissions worldwide.…


Bill Pullman, Kyra Sedgwick to be honoured at Whistler Film Festival

Arts News: Goodbye Graffiti founder commissioning massive mural

The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) will recognize a pair of Hollywood stalwarts at its 17th edition, which runs from Nov. 29 to Dec. 3. Acclaimed actor Bill Pullman, who is attending with the Canadian premiere of Jared Moshe’s Western, The Ballad of Lefty Brown, will be honoured with the WFF’s Artist Tribute and Career Achievement Award.…


Whistler Mountain to open Nov. 17

November 14, 2017

Good base and snow in forecast created opportunity for early opening.

Whistler Mountain is opening Friday Nov.17, five days early thanks to strong snow conditions. “When people show up Friday it’s going to be a heck of a day,” said Marc Riddell, senior manager of communications for Whistler Blackcomb.…


Pinkbike Poll: Do You Care About Sustainability? – Pinkbike

November 13, 2017

pinkbike.com – Here is what we are doing, though it is hardly enough: Two kids only. Driving a 14 year old car. I would love to have something faster, or newer, but… We live a 15-minute bike ride from my job, al…


Whistler Bud • r/Whistler

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Culinary Star Power Arrives at Four Seasons Whistler for Cornucopia Wine and Food Celebration – My Van City

November 12, 2017

myvancity.ca – Four Seasons’ restaurant, SIDECUT Modern Steak, is bringing a world of talent to Whistler Village for the celebration of food and wine this November. Some of the most influential talent in the culina…

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