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RMOW looking to finalize Whistler’s parks plan with new survey

September 16, 2019

‘Outside Voice’ survey is second round of public engagement on local parks

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is asking the public to use their “Outside Voice” in a new survey that marks the second round of engagement on the future of Whistler’s parks. The municipality is asking for the community’s say once again as part of its plan to develop Whistler’s Parks Master Plan.…


Pharma giant to contribute entire company’s value to opioid crisis

B.C. attorney general says settlement funds should also come to Canada

Any bankruptcy settlement by synthetic opioid-making pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma should include funds for Canada, not just the United States, B.C.’s attorney general said Sept.16. Purdue, which made billions selling Oxycontin and other drugs, filed for protection Sunday.…


The North Shore’s pioneer skiers are hosting a final reunion

Tales of lore to be shared Wednesday, Sept. 18

“From wherever you live in Vancouver you’re bound to see this weird set of humps across the forest on the north side of your city,” mused Iola Knight, who as a young “Prairie chicken” moved to B.C. and effortlessly fell in love with its snow-capped mountains, dense forests and seemingly limitless opportunities for outdoor recreation. “I developed a very strong interest in mountains-in climbing, mountaineering, trekking, skiing,” Knight said from her home in Brunswick Beach near Lions Bay.…


Council preview for Tuesday, Sept. 17

First look: Private-developer employee-housing projects on the agenda

Here’s a quick look at what to expect at Tuesday’s council meeting, kicking off at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 at the Maury Young Arts Centre. PRIVATE DEVELOPER EMPLOYEE HOUSING…


Canucks alumni coming to Squamish

The Sept. 28 event celebrates the unveiling of a new Squamish Minor Hockey League logo

Anyone looking for a dose of hockey nostalgia can find it in Squamish very soon. Over a dozen former Canucks players will be stepping onto the ice at Brennan Park Recreation Centre.…


Eat your reds—and greens

Your brain’s best behaviour starts with your gut

Sure, sure, we’re all busy with all that back-to-school, back-to work stuff this time of year. But wait a sec!…


In-person visits down, virtual visits up at Whistler Public Library

Whistler Public Library annual report presented to committee of the whole

While the Whistler Public Library (WPL) welcomed 13 per cent fewer in-person visits last year (from 221,317 in 2017 to 195,304 in 2018), virtual visits were up 56 per cent (from 135,460 to 212,364). “That’s not something that is unexpected by me,” said library director Elizabeth Tracy in a presentation to Whistler’s committee of the whole on Sept. 3.”I think that some of this fluctuates with visitation to the resort, because we do serve a lot of visitors; it also reflects if there’s any changes to our temporary population as well, so temporary workers.…


The Whistler (El Silbon: Origenes) Review: A truly disturbing story about men and monsters

September 15, 2019

adventuresinpoortaste.com – Folktales are a unifying force. Even if you are not a fan of them, folktales have a way of drawing people in. Gisberg Bermudez’s 2018 horror film The Whistler: Origins, or El Silbon: Origines, center…

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Chuckit! Dog Toys: Indoor Tumbler $2.90, Whistler Fetch Ball $2.15 & More

slickdeals.net – I notice that when I add a large Breathe Rite ball, in the cart it says it is medium. You can add one of each (medium & large) and once in the cart, they will have the same description as being mediu…

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Sea to Sky Highway #exploreBC

destinationsdetoursdreams.com – The Sea to Sky Highway has to be one of the world’s most beautiful drives. Highway 99 is a 135 kilometre road running along British Columbia’s west coast between Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver and P…

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What keeps executive coach Andrew Laurie on his toes

afr.com – Realize Coaching owner and executive coach Andrew Laurie is also an author and keynote speaker. How long have you been skiing and how did you get into it? About 35 years. My father was posted to Cana…

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3 great places to find fall in B.C.

zenseekers.com – Add the crunch of fall leaves to your fall foliage experience by taking a walk or bike ride in Port Alberni. With many trail options, there is an abundant number of ways to see every fall colour from…

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Bike Whistler: 3 Lakes, 2.5 Hrs, 1 Canadian Experience – The Wanderfull Traveler

thewanderfulltraveler.com – It has become a tradition for my family to visit Whistler over my mom’s birthday weekend. This time we booked an AirBnB for all 5 of us in the heart of the village (see our AirBnB here) and were able…

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pre-GAME CHANGERS MOVIE Dinner with Hooked on Plants

eventbrite.com – VEGAN, THREE-COURSE DINNER BY CHEF ERIN STONE before the much anticipated screening of The Game Changers shared appetizer platter: beet salad bites (gluten-free), jackfruit bao buns & truffled mushro…

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Benji takes Hollywood

Tinseltown is dog-friendly, so book a flight, stay at a boutique hotel and take your pooch on a hike to the Hollywood sign

Benji loves his cushy new dog bed. The bone-shaped squeaky stuffed toy is a thoughtful gift.…


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