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Highlights of Australia’s East Coast

November 1, 2017

Australia continues to attract many visitors because of its animals, lifestyle and sunshine but just about all are surprised at its size. Australia is nearly as large as Canada, so don’t expect to be able to see the whole country in one visit unless you are planning on a three-month vacation or a two-year working holiday.…


Fleckenstein eager for season

WMSC alum looks to continue ascent

She’s part of the Alpine Canada senior squad officially, but Stefanie Fleckenstein doesn’t expect to take the World Cup by storm for another year. The 20-year-old will concentrate on collecting another season’s worth of high finishes on the NorAm Cup loop in 2017-18 as she prepares for the World Junior Ski Championships in Switzerland in January and February.…


Count Dracula and the WHO

It was a bit like appointing Count Dracula as the goodwill ambassador for the blood donor service. Truth is stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be plausible.…


Cathy Jewett wins byelection in convincing fashion

Whistler’s newest councillor to be sworn in Nov. 7

While Whistler’s newest councillor Cathy Jewett didn’t have a strict game plan or campaign team, per se, she still took more than 50 per cent of the vote in Whistler’s Oct. 28 byelection. “One thing I think that the results speak to is that my campaign’s been over 40 years long,” Jewett said, shortly after hearing the results on election night.…


B.C. moves towards electoral reform

Will British Columbians rally behind a 2018 mail-in ballot?

Following through on an election promise, B.C.’s new NDP government, supported by the Green Party, will hold a referendum on electoral reform before November 2018. But will British Columbians care enough to make their voices heard?…


‘Double, double, toil and trouble…’

It seems appropriate that this Halloween week saw the proposed “zombie bill” targeting distracted pedestrians unveiled in Ontario’s Legislature. The new private member’s bill would see distracted pedestrians fined up to $50 for crossing a road while using their smartphones.…


Whistler Film Festival’s lineup of 87 films opens with Churchill drama

Movies starring Margot Robbie and James Franco join the ‘best-ever year’ for Canadian films

There’s a taste for biography at this year’s Whistler Film Festival (WFF), as the 17th annual event announced its program lineup on Wednesday, Nov. 1. WFF opens this year on Wednesday, Nov. 29 with Oscar-bait film Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman as embattled British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, facing down opposition when he refused to enter peace negotiations with Adolf Hitler.…


‘Suspicious’ male may have been following teen girl

October 31, 2017

Police Briefs: Rope rescue in Brandywine; Break-in to White Gold home

Investigators are looking for more information on a ‘suspicious male’ who may have been following a teenage girl last week, police said. The 16-year-old girl reportedly noticed the male at about 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the area of Spruce Grove Way and Highway 99.…


Outage map

October 30, 2017

bchydro.com – 2017/10/29 Northern Water levels on Telkwa and Bulkley Rivers rose significantly over the last week. A transmission structure was compromised by the high waters. Engineering and geotechnical crews wi…

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Lil’wat breaks ground on Mount Currie gas station – Whistler news – NewsLocker

newslocker.com – Publication Date: October 28, 2017 Preliminary results released, declaration of official results to follow on November 1The preliminary results for the Resort Municipality of the Whistler (RMOW) 2017…

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Whistler Cornucopia preview – Vancouver news – NewsLocker

newslocker.com – MAGICAL MEMORIES Twenty-five years ago, Lori Fergusson, an Air Canada employee, decided to do something to improve the lives of physically, mentally or socially challenged children. Airline volunteer…

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Halloween Stories

Every year, Pique asks a handful of writers to come up with their spookiest and kookiest Halloween short stories to read around the campfire. The entries always differ wildly — and this year is no exception.…


My favourite image of the Week 005

October 29, 2017

jjfbbennett.com – Whether in your family or whether in your place, stop and admire. In this short time build your own sense of self-worth.


The 6 Biggest Obstacles You’ll Face When Starting A New Business

jeffbullas.com – Entrepreneurship comes with as many rewards as it comes with challenges. Regardless of whether you’re just beginning your career as an entrepreneur or you’re experienced, there are obstacles that wil…

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