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National Fire Prevention Week encourages looking, listening and learning

October 9, 2018

Whistler Village firehall to host information session and demonstrations Oct.13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Look, listen and learn. That’s the message being put forward for National Fire Prevention Week, running Oct. 7-13, with fire departments across Canada and the U.S. working to raise awareness about the dangers of fire and how to prevent it.…


B.C. craft breweries win big at 2018 World Beer Awards

Whistler Brewing Company’s Black Tusk Ale nabs hardware for Best Mild Dark Beer

B.C. craft breweries won big at the 2018 World Beer Awards, picking up two coveted Best in the World honours, beating out more than 2,300 entries from 500 producers and 50 countries worldwide. The resort’s own Whistler Brewing Company also earned hardware at the awards, grabbing a national gold medal, as it did last year, in the Best Mild Dark Beer category for its beloved Black Tusk Ale, an English-style ale made from a blend of imported chocolate and roasted malts.…


Whistler could host Olympic ski jumping in 2026

October 8, 2018

IOC gives Calgary 2026 the shortlist nod, as the Alberta bid hopes using Whistler will help keep costs down

Whistler Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden wasn’t supportive of her hometown playing host to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. In fact, “That’s one of the reasons I didn’t sit on municipal council during that period,” the outgoing mayor explained.…


Contemporary 1 Bedroom Resort Home- Just Listed by Lynne & Tracey

October 7, 2018

lynnevenner.com – Welcome to Evolution #317, a beautifully appointed 1 bedroom resort home which effortlessly blends contemporary flare with a cozy mountain feel. Enjoy gorgeous views of Whistler Mountain and the fore…

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Musical Bumps hike, Whistler, 6 Oct. 2018

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Rogers, Janet Marie – Whistler Writers Festival

whistlerwritersfest.com – JANET MARIE ROGERS is a Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from Six Nations. She was born in Vancouver British Columbia, lived in Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Toronto Ontario and is currently of no fixed address as …

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2018 Focus Whistler Core

twenty90.blogspot.com – Frame: 6061 aluminum, BSA BB, international disc brake standard Fork: SR Suntour XCT DS, 9 mm QR, coil spring, 100 mm travel Seat Post: Sport Components SP – DC1, 27.2 ☓ 350 mm Wheelset: Rodi Viper 2…


The Spa at Nita Lake Lodge

nitalakelodge.com – The Spa At Nita Lake Lodge has now completed a full refurbishment of the rooftop deck. This included the installation of two brand new hot tubs. The area is open to spa visitors and hotel guests aged…

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Fill Your Fall Contest | Tourism Whistler

whistler.com – Enter for a chance to win an autumn escape for two to Whistler, where the colours are beautiful and the options are plentiful. Just as the leaves accumulate on the ground, so do the number of prizes …


Child in B.C. hospitalized after eating cannabis-infused gummy bears: RCMP

Police say it’s not known how many gummies the girl ate before she became ill

COURTENAY, B.C.— RCMP in British Columbia say a young child has been hospitalized after eating marijuana-infused gummy bear candies she found while in the back seat of a vehicle. Police say the girl’s parents took her to hospital when she showed signs of medical distress and she was airlifted to another hospital for further medical treatment.…


Everything you need to know ahead of the Oct. 20 municipal election

Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association is hosting an all-candidates meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9

Do you know who you’re voting for in the upcoming municipal election? On Oct. 20, Whistlerites will head to the polls to elect the candidates they’d most like to see represent their community for the next four years.…


Why there’s a network of tunnels for frogs under B.C. highways

October 6, 2018

Whistler’s effort to save Western Toads an important part of work to save amphibians

While it may be the strangest thing you hear about today, there is a network of secret underground tunnels built under B.C. highways for amphibians. The Government of British Columbia began constructing these safe passageways after it was determined that road traffic was killing a high number of the creatures.…


A Drop in the Ocean

A Whistler woman’s journey into the heart of the refugee crisis


Whistler, Victoria top policing costs despite fewer officers, lower caseloads

RCMP generally costs communities less than municipal forces

Whistler and Victoria taxpayers pay the highest prices per police officer in B.C. at $491 and $493 per capita respectively, 56 per cent more than the national average of $315 per capita, according to RCMP and federal policing statistics for 2016 and 2017. Those cities, however, run in the middle of the pack of police departments when it comes to the caseload per officer.…


How we vote: Mixed Member Proportional

The last in Pique’s series on the provincial referendum on electoral reform

Beginning next month, British Columbians will choose whether to adopt a new voting system, or keep the province’s current First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) system. The referendum will present voters with several options of new systems they can vote to implement.…


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