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5 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Still time to play

The last four days will be as full-tilt as week one though, with music, art, and a nod to humanity's best friend .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Pacific Links International Announces Partnership With Bear Mountain...

Pacific Links International announced today that it has entered into an affiliate club partnership with Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa on Vancouver Island in the capital city of Victoria, British Columbia.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

New executive director for The Reach named

Sheila Perry, who will begin in mid-June, takes over from previous ED Suzanne Greening, who left for a similar role at Whistler's new Audain Gallery.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Ottawa doubles number of Irish workers allowed on two-year visas

The federal government has quietly doubled the number of Irish workers allowed to enter the country without the usual check to ensure Canadians aren't being displaced.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Minot Daily News

Housing needed

A workforce housing provider in North Dakota announced this past week it has been awarded a nearly $30 million contract to provide workforce housing in the Bakken shale.

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Madison Publishing

First Nations group says no t...

A coalition of First Nations in British Columbia are officially rejecting the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Cape Breton Mi'kmaq developing tourism product

Representatives of the newly formed Unama'ki Tourism Association left Friday for British Columbia to attend the International Aboriginal Tourism Conference.

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Bike Magazine

Photo of the Day: Robin O'Neill

Robin O'Neill is an outdoor lifestyle and action photographer based in Whistler, British Columbia.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Citta' owner clinging to hope

The owner of Citta' is hoping a meeting with the CEO of Burrard International Holdings Inc. might save the Whistler institution.

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Pique News Magazine

Both sides appeal $6 million award to Whistler ER doctor

The $6-million legal battle involving a local emergency room doctor and a transit bus has taken another turn, this time to the B.C. Court of Appeal.

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Pique News Magazine

Bringing grizzlies back from the brink

A Night with Grizzlies Ecologist Chris Morgan describes his work on bears in four continents amid the evening's wider talk about the issue of the threat of the regional extinction of grizzlies on Whistler's doorstep.

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Pique News Magazine

Naturespeak: The Yellow-Pine Chipmunk

Have you heard the saying, "good things come in small packages?" Well perhaps this famous statement best describes the small rodent that is found amidst the high elevations of Whistler's mountains, the Yellow-Pine Chipmunk.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

SavannahNow

TEDx and TED Active: Full steam ahead

While most people in Savannah were celebrating with green beer on St. Patrick's Day, I found myself in a landscape of snow and mountains with 700 other people from 65 countries.

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Madison Publishing

Pace of housing starts slowed in March: CMHC

The agency says there were 10,781 actual starts in the month, which extrapolated out over 12 months produces a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 156,823 starts.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Transworld

Will Jackways Japan Powder Edit

Monster Energy rider Will Jackways is a sick Snowboarder coming up from New Zealand, traveling the world making a name for himself.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Globe and Mail

A corner of Mexico in Whistler puts a twist on traditional fare

Handmade guacamole with sweet peppers, jicama, pomegranate and a dash of truffle oil at the Mexican Corner restaurant in Whistler, B.C. Handmade guacamole with sweet peppers, jicama, pomegranate and a dash of truffle oil at the Mexican Corner restaurant in Whistler, B.C. Unless you've been to Mexico City, your chances of having tasted mixiote are ... (more)

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Apology?... no F%#*ing way

It was hot on Dusty's patio. Unseasonably hot for the last day of March. OK, maybe it wasn't unseasonable, this being spring and all.

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Pique News Magazine

Five lots on Alta Lake Road to get sewer

It's not the multi-million dollar sewer project to link up the last remaining lots to the municipal system, but it's start.

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Pique News Magazine

ICBC reports ten-year low for auto thefts in Whistler

With only five auto thefts in Whistler reported to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia , 2013 marks a 10-year low for the resort, an 81-per-cent reduction from a decade ago when auto crime numbers in B.C. reached an all-time high.

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Pique News Magazine

BC Culture Days, a shoulder-season opportunity

BC Culture Days is six months away, but the province-wide festival of the arts and creative professions is already looking for participants.

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