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Thursday | Pique News Magazine

Lillooet's white gold

In 1858, a far-flung fur-trading district known as New Caledonia experienced its first major gold rush when more than 30,000 treasure seekers flooded the banks of the Fraser River, from the town of Hope to just north of Lillooet, in what would eventually become present-day British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Canada, Wine, Drink, Weather, North America, World News, Vancouver, WA

Thursday | 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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Related Topix: Canada

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Entire ghost town for sale at less than $1million

The town of Bradian in Canada's British Columbia was abandoned in the 1970s when the local gold mine closed, and now it's for sale at just $995,000.

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Related Topix: Canada

Pique News Magazine

Police receive two reports of apparent drink spiking

Two women allegedly had their drinks spiked at Whistler bars in the span of a week and a half, according to RCMP.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Madison Publishing

Bring home the honey

My garden buzzes in summer; bees and butterflies fly about busy pollenating or gathering goodness all day long.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Apiculture, Science, Canada, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Madison Publishing

BioBlitz counts - dinosaur dinner' among finds

A volunteer at Whistler BioBlitz offers kids a peak at local species. Photo by David Buzzard / www.media-centre.ca Scientists at this year's Whistler BioBlitz found something interesting when they ventured up to the alpine on Whistler Mountain to catalogue local species: dinosaur salad.

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Related Topix: Canada, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology,

CBC News

Decker Glacier lake at Whistler a sign of melt to come

The Decker Glacier, left, as viewed looking north from Decker Summit in July 2006.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Globe and Mail

The F Word gave Vancouver-born writer chance to use his own voice

Elan Mastai, screenwriter of the film The F Word, at his cabin on Bowen Island, B.C., on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Goon, Daniel Radcliffe

Pique News Magazine

Crankworx room night bookings pacing ahead: TW

Good business The influx of visitors to this year's Crankworx meant that local stores, restaurants and accommodations reported steady business.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Globe and Mail

Construction of Squamish subdivision will require landslide barriers

A sign on Highway 1 warns drivers of a road closing in July, 2008, after a massive rockslide blocked the Sea-to-Sky Highway, the main route that links Vancouver with Whistler, B.C. A sign on Highway 1 warns drivers of a road closing in July, 2008, after a massive rockslide blocked the Sea-to-Sky Highway, the main route that links Vancouver with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Landslide, Canada,

Pique News Magazine

Apply here: Whistler is booming, but businesses struggle to keep up

Southside Diner Owner Les Ecker flanked by waitress Robyn Martin and chef Charles Cadrin.

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Related Topix: Canada

Pique News Magazine

House fire raises concerns over illegal living areas

Suite Danger The debate over illegal suites has flared up against after a man living in one was injured in a fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Castanet.net

BrainTrust Canada and Pihl Law Corporation are seeking golfers for...

In its 20th year, this will be the last year of the Pihl Law Corporation in support of BrainTrust Canada where golfers get the entire day to themselves on the Bear golf course at the Okanagan Golf Club on Friday September 12th.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

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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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Globe and Mail

On the road: Electric Tesla on its way from San Diego to B.C.

Peter Cheney on day one of his journey in Torrey Pines State Park near La Jolla, California.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, La-Jolla, CA, Canada

The Globe and Mail

On the road: Electric Tesla on its way from San Diego to B.C.

Globe Drive's Peter Cheney is driving from San Diego, California to Whistler, British Columbia in a Tesla Model S, which is powered only by electricity.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Canada

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Madison Publishing

Spruce Grove Fire shows "true colours of Whistler"

Andy Flynn remembers the exact time he awoke in the early hours of Monday, Aug. 11. "It was 3:27 in the morning when my wife heard an explosion," said Andy Flynn, one of the neighbours of 7253 Spruce Grove Circle, where a fully-involved house fire originated.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Explosion

Fitsugar

Get a Firsthand Glimpse of Wanderlust Whistler

If you're a yogi looking for an active mind-body retreat, there's no event quite like a Wanderlust Festival .

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Fitness, Yoga

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Scoop

Rotoruaa s Gravity Park to host Crankworx

Associate Minister of Tourism Todd McClay has welcomed the announcement that the world's biggest mountain bike event, Crankworx, is coming to Rotorua and said this will be celebrated by the New Zealand tourism sector.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Canada

Sys-Con Media

Brandon Semenuk Defends Title With Hometown Victory at 2014 Red Bull Joyride

One of the most hotly anticipated events of the week-long Crankworx Whistler festival, Red Bull Joyride hit the mountain on August 16th featuring the best in slopestyle mountain biking.

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Related Topix: Canada

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