Publication: Pique News Magazine

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Film The Little Things has Canadian premiere in Whistler

The Little Things is a film that highlights the big differences that snowboarders are making in their efforts to live sustainably.Freestyle snowboarder and newly minted producer Marie-France Roy asked Squamish filmmaker Darcy Turenne to direct the film, ... [Published Pique News Magazine - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ballot down to nine council candidates after ex-RMOW staffer Tindle drops out

There will be one less name on the ballot when Whistler heads to the polls next month after former municipal staffer and council candidate Keith Tindle withdrew his nomination papers.The longtime Whistler resident and former manager of recreation facilities ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

B.C.'s tourism minister praises Whistler small businesses

Naomi Yamamoto comments on strong tourism numbers at Chamber lunch Oct.15click to enlargePhoto courtesy of the Whistler ChamberMINISTER SPEAKS minister of state for tourism and small business Naomi Yamamoto took the podium at a Whistler Chamber of Commerce ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Colorado's first legal hemp harvest since 1957 is underway

Boosters of industrial hemp often fondly refer to the plant as a wonder crop, usable in everything from building materials to batteries to breakfast cereal. Since Colorado voters legalized both hemp and marijuana with the passage of Amendment 64 in 2012, ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Real cancer awareness is more than Pinktober

You can't wrap cancer up in a pretty pink ribbon.Patricia Stoop knows that more than anyone else.For four years she's been living with metastatic breast cancer — cancer that began in her breast and spread.These past four years have been about chemo treatments, ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pemberton and SLRD candidates named for election

The nomination deadline is passed and it's official — Pemberton's mayoral race will be between longtime Pemberton resident Gerald Mohs and current Village of Pemberton councillor and acting mayor Mike Richman."It was a big learning curve the first year ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Finland's Lakeland

I am travelling to an area known as the Lakelands. As the most water-rich country in the world, Finland has more than 188,000 lakes, as many islands, and 37 national parks. While the area is dear to Finns, Europeans, and Russians for cottage and spa getaways, ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Creekside Tim Hortons to open early 2015

Whistler is abuzz with the news that the resort will finally be home to Canada's most iconic brand, Tim Hortons.The longstanding rumours were confirmed Sunday, Oct. 12, with Sitings Reality revealing that the international coffee chain will be installing ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

VCH expands routine HIV testing

HIV test to be included with regular blood workclick to enlargePROGRAM EXPANSION Vancouver Coastal Health began offering routine HIV testing for all patients in Whistler and Pemberton on Oct. 15, while testing in Squamish is set to start Oct. 29.Vancouver ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

American Friends of Whistler come to the rescue

Whistler Search and Rescue's communication system is getting a major boost this week with a $35,000 donation from the American Friends of Whistler (AFOW).It's a portion of the $250,000 multi-year project that aims to improve communication levels in the ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Revenue challenges ahead for Whistler?

With the close of the nomination period last Friday voters can finally begin to assess the candidates for the next Whistler council. And a cursory look suggests some candidates will have to spend the next couple of weeks making themselves known to voters ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Candidates need to show commitment to community

Sniff, sniff. Smell that? No, not autumn, not Thanksgiving, not Halloween. That's the smell of hope. There's an election in the air and candidates are finally starting to fall out of the woodwork like leaves dropping from autumn trees.We now know what ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]

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"I felt I was at the point in my career with enough assets, connections, friends and support to do something different than a regular snowboarding action film. I wanted to do something proactive and felt that making a film was the best way to do that."
"The hotel occupancy rates and the average daily (room rates) for hotels was increased last year, and so far in 2014 we're actually seeing that trend continue" she said
"I think that there are times when they do need the in-camera sessions when they're dealing with sensitive subjects, but I think we should open up a little more for people to know what's going on."
"It was only recently, this summer, that I started to live beyond scan to scan."

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Film The Little Things has Canadian premiere in... [Published Pique News Magazine - 12 hours ago]
Ballot down to nine council candidates after ex... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 19 2014]
B.C.'s tourism minister praises Whistler small ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
Pemberton and SLRD candidates named for election [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
Real cancer awareness is more than Pinktober [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
Colorado's first legal hemp harvest since 1957 ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
Finland's Lakeland [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
American Friends of Whistler come to the rescue [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
VCH expands routine HIV testing [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
Creekside Tim Hortons to open early 2015 [Published Pique News Magazine - Oct 16 2014]
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