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Active COVID-19 cases in B.C. fall to eight-week low

January 10, 2021

piquenewsmagazine.com – Recoveries from the virus outpace new infections to reduce number of those actively battling illness

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Focus of vaccinations will remain on seniors, care workers for ‘next week or two’

piquenewsmagazine.com – More than 40,000 British Columbians vaccinated so far

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UP: 5 dead, 7 hospitalised after consuming illicit liquor in Bulandshahr

hindustantimes.com – According to the police, over a dozen people had consumed illicit liquor on Thursday night here following which four people died at night. Other seven people are admitted to different hospitals in No…

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B.C. doubling rebates for some home-heating, energy upgrades

piquenewsmagazine.com – The B.C. government says it’s doubling CleanBC Better Homes retrofit rebates for select home-heating and energy-efficiency upgrades

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Win A Trip To Whistler, British Columbia

greenvacationdeals.com – Whistler Tourism – Winterscape Sweepstakes: win free airfare, Fairmont Chateau Whistler stay, lift tickets, ski or snowboard with Olympian, etc. ARV=$11,684

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Mounties working to make sure everyone is accounted for after Whistler avalanche

bc.ctvnews.ca – Mounties in Whistler are asking backcountry skiers who were on Cowboy Ridge Saturday afternoon to get in touch with them after a size three avalanche there.

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THE OUTSIDER: Bell curves, break-ins and a new era of backcountry ineptitude

piquenewsmagazine.com – OPINION: The pandemic is bringing a whole new set of people into the backcountry and some of them are destructive, disrespectful and need to learn to appreciate the environment.

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Mountain Movement Dance Collective keeps on moving, despite the pandemic

piquenewsmagazine.com – Passion for dance helped Whistler and Pemberton kids through bedroom Zoom workouts, dancing in masks, and constant changes as the coronavirus pandemic continued.

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‘They’re very lucky’: Avalanche near Whistler partially buries skiers, but no injuries reported

bc.ctvnews.ca – An avalanche forecaster and search and rescue volunteer says there were 11 people in the vicinity of an avalanche on Cowboy Ridge near Whistler Saturday afternoon, including four people who were down…

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Health worker’s family appeal to take Covid seriously

January 6, 2021

rte.ie – The family of a frontline worker who died a week after contracting Covid-19 has appealed to people to take the virus seriously.

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GEMINI FREESTYLE CENTRE OPENS IN WHISTLER

forecastski.com – After four months of construction, the new Gemini Freestyle Centre in Whistler, B.C. has been completed just in time for the winter…

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Innovative Electrical King of the Derwent

January 3, 2021

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SCIENCE MATTERS: Giving nature a chance improves our chances of well-being

piquenewsmagazine.com – Conservation or rewilding can give nature a chance so that it bounces back and since humans are part of nature and rely on everything it provides, that’s to our benefit, argues David Suzuki.

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Hearts boss slams Don Robertson’s big decisions and points to emerging pattern

edinburghlive.co.uk – Neilson believes Shaun Byrne should have seen red in the first minute and also questioned late penalty award

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Trees of Hope

32auctions.com – Silent auction ‘Trees of Hope’ hosted online at 32auctions.

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