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To remember and honour

November 8, 2017

To geologists, human time is meaningless. To humans, geological time is incomprehensible.…


Supreme Court gives greenlight to Jumbo Glacier Resort

Landmark case pits Indigenous spiritual rights against resort developer

The Supreme Court of Canada has filed a landmark case that pit Indigenous spiritual rights against a new ski resort. In its Nov. 2 decision, the Supreme Court effectively gave the go-ahead to the Jumbo Glacier Resort, which is proposed for an area in southwestern B.C, just west of Invermere.…


Put peace first

This year, we are saying goodbye to a much-loved tradition and starting a new one. Whistler’s Cenotaph, formerly located in the parking lot of Firehall No.1 in the village, has moved to Whistler Olympic Plaza.…


Lost in Gustation

sensory cinema Whistler’s Cornucopia is hosting a dinner party while diners watch Lost in Translation. The concept of creating and entering different realities goes back to ancient times. With storytelling, people found a way to inject themselves into imaginary environments. Plato wrote about humans’ tendency to act based solely on perceptions of what is real; this led to existential questions like, What exactly is reality? And really, who hasn’t been carried away to some other life, some other time, by a good book or film?…


Eat your way through Taipei

From street food and casual dumplings to gourmet, the capital of Taiwan has it all

Pilgrimage-worthy dumplings, hot-as-hell devil chicken, stinky tofu, elegant Peking duck, lobster in yellow sauce, oyster omelette, fish eggs fried rice, stir-fried cuttlefish, barbecued pork and cool mango ice. Even with just 72 hours in Taipei, my wife and I manage to devour it all in a high-brow-low-brow culinary romp through the city.…


Bratz Biz back at Arts Whistler Holiday Market

Young entrepreneurs to showcase alongside the veterans once again

After a year apart, Bratz Biz will be returning to the Arts Whistler Holiday Market (formerly Bizarre Bazaar). In all, 28 young entrepreneurs will showcase their wares after being selected to participate by one of the Bratz Biz juries — one in June for the early birds and one in October for others looking to participate.…


Borsos Competition honours Canadian filmmaking talent at WFF

Arts News: ArtPrès SKI at Audain, Earthsave screening; museum hosts Feeding the Spirit

With the passing of the three-week countdown to the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) all eyes are on this year’s Borsos Competition. The Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature is open to all Canadian dramatic features with Western-Canadian premiere status at the festival.…


Jewett officially sworn in

November 7, 2017

Whistler’s newest councillor to be introduced at tonight’s council meeting

Councillor-elect Cathy Jewett was officially sworn in at a ceremony at Maury Young Arts Centre on Tuesday morning. “I’d like to acknowledge my fellow candidates in the past byelection — they are all passionate Whistlerites and I look forward to seeing them next year in the election,” Jewett said after reciting her Oath of Office and signing it along with the Honourable Judge William Rodgers.…


von Schleinitz Wins ICC Opener in Whistler

November 6, 2017

slidingonice.com – (Nov. 4, 2017) Kilian von Schleinitz took gold in a very tight Intercontinental Cup 2017/2018 opener at the Whistler Sliding Centre. The three-man German squad all finished in the top four, with Fel…

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Tanzanian novel wins in Whistler

bcbooklook.com – Often we read of overnight success stories in literature, glowing accounts of young writers who receive whopping contracts for their first or second books. For Farida Somjee, getting any recognition…

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BHA | BHA Project : Whistler Land Planning – RMOW Community Forum

brentharley.com – As part of an ongoing effort, the RMOW is putting together initiatives to answer to the many challenges faced by Whistler as a resort community. Parallel to that, BHA was engaged by WDC to undertake…

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‘Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1’ is what it is: ‘Whistler’s Mother’––and motherhood drawn large

November 5, 2017

tomsiebert1.blogspot.com – “Whistler’s Mother” is a colloquialism for Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1, a painting in oils on canvas created by American-born artist James McNeil Whistler in 1871. The work was lukewarmly rec…


Whistler – Pratt Homes

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WHISTLER / Field & Forest

fieldandforest.co – by Megan McLellan & Emanuel Smedbøl Whistler is one of the world’s great mountain towns. With great views, massive ski runs, and world-class hiking and mountain biking, it draws millions of visitors …


Vancouver to Whistler Scenic Flight, Vancouver | Viator

viator-partner.nl – Enjoy swift travel and breathtaking views over British Columbia on this 40 minute Vancouver to Whistler seaplane flight. Hop aboard your seaplane in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour and take to the skies wit…

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