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1 hr ago | Madison Publishing

Whistler considered at high-risk for a damaging earthquake

Over 1,850 people in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District have registered to dive under desks as part of a province-wide earthquake drill, The Great British Columbia ShakeOut on Oct. 18. The drill follows on the heels of the Resort Municipality of Whistler's Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment report released over the summer that found ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Canada, Geology, Science

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Squamish Chief

Embracing Squamish's past

It all gets underway on Friday, May 2, at 7 p.m. inside the multi-purpose room at Quest, with guest speakers Dr. Robert Campbell and Bill McLennan addressing two drastically different topics.

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The Georgia Straight

Leap into summer vacation with these B.C. getaways

But why wait for the Queen's blessing to get into the vacation spirit? Let's face it: the weather is so variable in June and early July that May can be just as good for a getaway.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Seafood

CBC News

Abused dogs and cat investigated by BC Spca

The B.C. SPCA says this cat required dental work after it was shot in the face with a pellet gun.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Canada,

Madison Publishing

Home on the range

Barney Bentall bought a cattle ranch in central B.C. 12 years ago, and it has had a profound effect on his approach to music ever since.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Canada, North America, World News, The 80'S, Epic

Tue Apr 22, 2014

South China Morning Post

Does Chinese signage at Vancouver airport send the wrong message?

Ian Young is the SCMP's former International Editor. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Canada's temporary foreign worker program fills a need, protects other jobs, business leader says

Some sectors of Canada's economy are 'begging for workers,' Canadian Federation of Independent Business president and CEO Dan Kelly says Dan Kelly, president of Canadian Federation of Independent Business, says temporary foreign workers are important to the survival of small business in Canada.

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Scoop

WINTA Recognises Aboriginal Tourism Leadership

The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance has recognised the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia for its Leadership in Indigenous Tourism Organisational Development, consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Principles of the Larrakia Declaration .

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Pique News Magazine

SLCC picks up Retail Award for supporting First Nations artists

RETAIL REWARD The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre was awarded Aboriginal Tourism B.C.'s Retail Award this week for its support of First Nations' artists.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Transworld

Frode Sandbech wins 2014 WSSF Pro Photographer Showdown

Congratulations TransWorld SNOWboarding senior photographer Frode Sandbech on winning the WSSF Pro Photographer Showdown in Whistler, BC.

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PezCycling News

Readers' Rigs: A Canadian Fleet

A Readers' Rig could be anything from a modern classic to a vintage steely, a lightweight carbon or more - but why not all of the above? Canadian PEZ fan, Jim has 4 bikes that easily qualify as Readers' Rigs so we decided to feature all four - a Trek 5200, a Colnago C50, a 1988 Marinoni Special and a Guru Photon.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel

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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Related Topix: North Dakota, Recreational Vehicle, Security, New Town, ND, Williston, ND, Canada, Tioga, ND

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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