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Interest rate will come down in 2018, says Emefiele – Open News Window

November 12, 2017

opennewswindows.com.ng – Interest rate will come down in 2018, says Emefiele The Nation Newspaper Emefiele lists gains of FX restriction on 41 Items Wetinhappen Magazine (blog) CBN’s Forex Restriction Boosts Domestic Produ…


Art Quote of the Day

mixedsign.com – Art Quote of the Day: “An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.” – James Whistler “An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”


Jeanette Schmid, the Cross-dressing Whistler

artlark.org – On the 6th of November 1924, Rudolf Schmid was born in Volary, Sudetenland (now in the Czech Republic). In 1941 he enlisted in the Wehrmacht, the German Armed Forces, aged just 17 and served in the b…

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8501 DRIFTER WAY, WHISTLER, BC V0N 1B8

peterdagg.com – *Required fields. A confirmation email will be sent to you with instructions for activating your account, so please be sure your email address is entered accurately. 8501 DRIFTER WAY, Whistler, BC V0…


Whistler bucked B.C.-wide bear-conflict trends this year

piquenewsmagazine.com – In a year when bear conflicts have risen across B.C., Whistler has seen a drop-off thanks to a combination of factors, according to the Conservation Officer Service (COS). Since April 1, there have b…

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empowr

profile.empowr.com – #Art An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision. James Whistler

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Real Mountain 2017

xgames.espn.com – Welcome to the first-ever X Games Real Mountain video contest. Here’s how it works: Seven of North America’s best big mountain ski resorts are facing off in a battle to determine who has the best inb…

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Vancouver business exec donates $2 million to Audain Art Museum’s endowment fund

Museum doubles fundraising goal for endowment fund to $50 million

Vancouver business executive Tom Gautreau and his wife Teresa have donated $2 million to the Audain Art Museum’s (AAM) permanent endowment fund. The president of G.I.H. Properties, Gautreau’s contribution should bode well for the future of the AAM, which opened in early 2016 and houses an extensive collection of traditional and contemporary British Columbian art.…


Remembrance Day service draws over 1,200 to honour and remember

November 11, 2017

Cenotaph’s move to new location at WOP hailed as huge success

Under grey skies, more than 1,200 people gathered at Whistler Olympic Park to honour and remember all those who have served and continue to serve in Canada’s military. “We stand here together today, just one small Canadian town, on this November 11th, shoulder to shoulder with millions of others in similar small towns, from coast to coast to coast,” said Brian Buchholz addressing the audience as he has done since 1995.…


RMOW to loan $1M to WCSS for building at Nesters

November 8, 2017

New facility slated to open spring 2018

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) will loan $1 million to the Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS) to assist with rising construction costs on a new building at Nesters. When it opens in April or May next year, the building will house the Re-Use-It Centre and all of the services currently offered in Spring Creek, while the Re-Build-It in Function Junction will move to the Re-Use-It’s current location on Lynham Road.…


Councillor Jewett officially introduced

Council briefs: Questions persist around housing, growth; Council expenses policy updated

In introducing Whistler’s newest councillor Cathy Jewett at the Nov. 7 council meeting, Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden spent most of her time at the podium listing Jewett’s immense volunteer contributions over the past three-plus decades. Among them: founding member of the Association for Whistler Area Residents for the Environment, current chair of Communities that Care Whistler (and a member for 14 years), six years on the Community Foundation of Whistler youth and scholarship committee and five years as chair of the Sea to Sky Parent Advisory Group — to name just a few.…


RMOW outlines its vision for legal weed in the resort

feedback will help shape non-medical cannabis in B.C.

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) recently laid out its vision for how marijuana should be regulated and distributed in the resort with Ottawa’s July deadline for legalization approaching. Last month, the B.C. Government put the callout to the public and stakeholders for input that will help shape the future of non-medical cannabis, which is being left up to the provinces and territories to regulate.…


Warm gaining confidence with Americans

Whistler goalie getting his share of the crease with Tri-City

Goalie Beck Warm is getting his shot at being the main man in the Tri-City Americans’ crease. The 18-year-old has played in nearly half of the Americans’ 17 games, posting a 5-2-0 record with a 3.54 goals against average and 0.893 save percentage.…


U.S. climate report leaves little room for doubt

It seems odd that a major U.S. government climate report released Nov. 3 didn’t receive more media attention. But then, the main thing newsworthy about the Climate Science Special Report is that it was released at all, apparently without political interference.…


Trains, planes and murdermobiles

In the ’80s, because there was nothing else to do, adults used to host these “Murder Mystery Dinner Parties,” which were essentially role-playing games but with booze. Everyone would get a “character sheet” with their persona for the evening — posh heiress, bellboy, soldier-on-leave, etc.) and the hostess (in those days, dudes were too “tough” to be into social gaming so it was almost always a hostess) would run the game.…


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