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November 5, 2017

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12 Ways To Use IKEA’s Bekvam Spice Racks All Over the House

apartmenttherapy.com – Years ago, IKEA’s super cheap (a mere $4) BEKVAM spice rack began making appearances repurposed in children’s rooms to hold and display books. The idea caught fire and they’ve become practically de r…


Weekend Warrior to Whistler Home Owner

whistlerrealestate.ca – It’s 6am on Saturday morning, you should be in bed, but instead you’re getting in the car to head up to Whistler. Coffee in hand, gear in the trunk, and that excited yearning for the slopes! If this …


Whistler Handheld Scanner – Black – WS1010

londondrugs.com – The Whistler WS1010 is a handheld Analog scanner that can store up to 200 of your favorite frequencies. This model features Data Cloning with other WS1010 models and PC updatable database capabilitie…

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About Us | Blue Mountain Services Ltd.

bluemountainservices.com – Blue Mountain Services Ltd. has been at our present location for over 12 years. Being centrally located we serve the entire lower mainland from Hope to Whistler. Specialize in plumbing, heating and d…


Swarmed!

How Whistler and other global hotspots are dealing with the impacts of overtourism

Business has been booming in the little resort town of Whistler over the past several years. The record-breaking visitor numbers have kept cash registers ringing, but they have also brought some unintended side effects that make you wonder if Whistler has fallen victim to its own success: traffic backups, scarce parking, short-staffed businesses, and an ever-increasing lack of employee housing.…


Turns out a lot of British Columbians had something to say about legal weed

November 4, 2017

‘Unprecedented’ number of residents, along with local governments, including the RMOW, offered input that will help shape recreational cannabis in B.C.

In what should come as a shock to no one, turns out plenty of British Columbians had opinions on how Victoria should handle legal marijuana in the province. With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s April deadline for legalization looming, the NDP Government asked residents for input that will help shape the future of non-medical cannabis, which is being left up to the provinces and territories to regulate.…


Hundreds turn out for community forum

November 3, 2017

Housing, transportation, community planning and more discussed

More than 250 Whistlerites came out for a community forum at the Whistler Conference Centre on Thursday, Nov. 2.The forum boasted a packed agenda, with presentations on housing, transportation and community planning. It kicked off at 4:30 p.m. with a gallery walk, followed by presentations from Mayor Nancy Wilhelm-Morden and municipal staff, and wrapped up with table discussions on the different topics.…


Curriculum transition extended for Grades 11 and 12

November 1, 2017

SD48 continues to grow, with potential expansion on the horizon

While teachers and school districts have been working to implement a new curriculum in British Columbia schools since 2015, they’ll now have an extra year to apply the curriculum to Grades 11 and 12. The province announced Oct.24 that it is extending the implementation period after hearing from the K-12 education sector and post-secondary partners.…


Auditor general slams B.C.’s approach to grizzly conservation

Report calls for more conservation of bear habitat

B.C.’s auditor general has a message for the province when it comes to grizzly bear conservation: You’ve largely failed and it’s time to get your act together. In a scathing report released Thursday, Oct. 26, Auditor General Carol Bellringer said the province has not enacted its Grizzly Bear Conservation Strategy, a strategy the province committed to in 1995.…


B.C. gov seeks to close tenancy loophole

Restricting ‘vacate clause’ could benefit renters province-wide, though questions remain

With new legislation announced Oct. 26, the provincial government will move to close a major loophole in fixed-term leases that has been a thorn in the side of B.C. renters for years. If passed, the amendments will restrict a landlord’s ability to use a “vacate clause” in fixed-term tenancy agreements to certain circumstances only, and limit rent increases between fixed-term tenancy agreements with the same tenant to the maximum annual allowable increase (currently set at two per cent).…


Whistler and the overreaction machine

There a multitude of factors that make Whistler distinct from pretty much any other community in Canada. There are, of course, the stunning mountainscapes and unrivalled terrain that have been mentioned ad nauseam since Franz Wilhelmsen first laid out his grand vision for what would eventually become a world-class ski mecca.…


Thor scores

Thus far, Thor has been the most annoying Avenger. The one you’d most like to throw a Grape Crush Big Gulp at, just because……


Resistance is futile

So who would you vote off the resort? There has been a lot of discussion about Whistler being too busy, too crowded, too congested, too gridlocked, too — dare I say — popular.…


Pemby farmers say ‘agri-brewery’ sounds great — so long as it doesn’t keep them up

Concerns raised about late night noise and drunk driving

A long-time Pemberton farming family is set to open a brewery and lounge on its property. And while neighbouring farmers are looking forward to a beautiful spot to grab a quality brew, some are concerned that it will operate too late, leading to noise issues and drunk driving.…


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