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Parents advised of COVID-19 exposures at two Sea to Sky schools

September 27, 2020

piquenewsmagazine.com – Two Sea to Sky schools have had COVID-19 exposures. Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has listed Signal Hill Elementary in Pemberton and Mamquam Elementary in Squamish on its school exposure list. Paren…

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Whistler’s Mother, North Carolina Native

ncdcr.gov – On September 27, 1804, Anna McNeill Whistler was born in Wilmington. McNeill was made famous in the renowned painting, “Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist’s Mother,” commonly known as “Whistle…

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Luger Apshkrum appointed head coach of Whistler development programme

insidethegames.biz – The 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam saw a number of important milestones, but one we still all benefit from today is revolutionising car parking. Like other cities around Europe in the late 1920s, th…

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SCIENCE MATTERS: Back to school in an uncertain climate

piquenewsmagazine.com – The global pandemic has created a unique and challenging back-to-school season. Many parents, guardians and teachers are struggling to balance children’s safety with education, all while keeping thei…

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Canadian ski resorts wrestle with pandemic-vs.-profit dilemma as COVID-19 persists

piquenewsmagazine.com – CALGARY — Canadian ski resort operators planning for a season that begins in about two months are being forced to balance profits with protecting the health of their guests in view of a COVID-19 pand…

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Legal access sought for magic mushrooms after therapeutic successes

timescolonist.com – When Laurie Brooks received her second cancer diagnosis last year, she turned to psychedelic mushrooms to help her handle the anxiety of facing what might have been the end of her life. The first tim…

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Whistler’s First Nation Heritage

September 20, 2020

legendswhistler.com – A traditional First Nations ceremony. Photo – Mike Crane Long before the first skiers came to Whistler, this area made up the land of the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations. These two peoples have ex…

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Winter Snow Forecast For 2020 – 2021 | Ski Resorts

unofficialnetworks.com – Meteorologist Chris Tomer has put together these great charts showing which ski resorts are forecasted to have a big winter thanks to La Niña conditions. From Chris Tomer: La Niña has officially arri…

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WholesomeRadio – Subversive Sounds for Freaks of All Ages. – Wholesome

wholso.me – Today at the Soul Station, I present the Isley Brothers’ Brother, Brother, Brother and 3+3 albums. I think these are two of their very best albums. Brother was the final studio release in their T-Nec…

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Profits before patients? The corporate push into B.C.’s primary care system

piquenewsmagazine.com – Anita Dickson recently saw the kind of primary health care one corporate provider is delivering in British Columbia. And it scared her. Dickson is president of the Licensed Practical Nurses Associati…

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It’s spider season: ‘We should just let them live and go about their business’

timescolonist.com – There’s a saying among arachnologists that you’re never more than five feet from a spider. That’s especially true in British Columbia, where there are nearly 900 documented species of spiders — and l…

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Fishing In Whistler: Your Guide for All Seasons

lodgingovations.com – Whistler is a destination for all sorts of activities, not just skiing and mountain biking. Our summers are filled with long days of golf and hiking and in winter we skate, sled and snowshoe when we’…

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Emaciated grizzly found dead on central B.C. coast as low salmon count sparks concern

piquenewsmagazine.com – An emaciated grizzly was found dead yesterday on the B.C. Central Coast yesterday, sparking concern over the rest of the bear population and its food supply. The bear was found at Smith Inlet, about …

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Hauling camera equipment up Goat Mountain in 1926

piquenewsmagazine.com – North Vancouver photographer Jack Wardlaw (right) using an eight-millimetre movie camera and Nels Stromgren (left) using an 8×10 view camera are seen in this striking photo on Goat Mountain from Sept…

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The 4-1-1 on bullying

piquenewsmagazine.com – It happened when I wasn’t even at school. I went home for lunch and returned to whispers, jeering, and laughter. “Scab.” Several of the boys pointed at me. “Brigitte’s got a scab.” Confused, I checke…

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