Publication: Pique News Magazine

First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sea to Sky corridor woman badly injured in parachute accident

A Squamish woman is recovering in an Arizona hospital following a parachute accident in Phoenix.Kenzie Markey, 32, has a long list of broken bones all over her body and a collapsed lung from the incident on April 6. No one witnessed Markey's parachute ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Head of Sea to Sky Teachers' Association 'hopeful' full strike can be avoided

With a 'low-level' job action looming at schools across the province, the head of the Sea to Sky Teachers' Association is hopeful a full strike can be avoided.The B.C. Teachers' Federation (BCTF) will initiate a job action Wednesday, April 23 that Local ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden's Tjäder wins Gibbons Life Big Air

Jesper Tjäder added another victory to his list of excellent big air performances this season, taking top spot in Saturday night's Gibbons Life Big Air contest, part of the World Ski and Snowboard Festival's World Skiing Invitational.The Swedish skier, ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

SLCC picks up Retail Award for supporting First Nations artists

Whistler's Squamish Lil'wat Culture Centre (SLCC) picked up yet another piece of industry hardware this week after receiving the Retail Award from Aboriginal Tourism B.C., recognizing the museum's ongoing support of First Nations' artists."It's a huge ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Frode Sandbech wins Whistler's WSSF Pro Photographer Showdown

The peoples' choice was also the judges' choice last night, April 17, at the World Ski and Snowboard Festival Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown.To a sold out crown emcee for the evening Mike Douglas announced that Frode Sandbech would take the win for ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Squamish council clarifies position on LNG

Squamish council made it clear this week that it hasn't yet taken a position for, or against, a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at the former Woodfibre pulp mill site on Howe Sound.Councillor Patricia Heintzman felt she needed to ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ski academy planned for Whistler

There's an academy now for almost every type of student in the Sea to Sky corridor with the latest announcement outlining details of a ski academy based in Whistler. The Podium of Life Snow Sports Academy will soft-launch Tuesday, April 22.The academy ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pemberton Music Festival gets permit

The Pemberton Music Festival's Temporary Use Permit (TUP) was accepted by council during its regular meeting held Tuesday, April 15, subject to 15 conditions and approvals from other stakeholder agencies.Though some must be satisfied within the next month, ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Council briefs: Mayor to join BC Mayors at next caucus meeting

Tour time Stuart Rempel (centre) of Whistler Blackcomb shows off the resort to delegates from the Urban Land Institute conferenceWhistler's mayor, Nancy Wilhelm-Morden, will join her counterparts across the province next week for the fifth BC Mayor's ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mountain community joins to establish backcountry code

When ski patroller and guide Wayne Flann was ski touring on Blackcomb one day last spring with a high risk of avalanche, he saw something that alarmed him: dozens of riders entering the backcountry without the proper gear."I went ski touring with my girlfriend ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

RMI spending hits high note after three years

Whistler is planning to spend more than $12 million in Resort Municipality Initiative funding this year, all with an eye on keeping the resort hopping throughout 2014.That's the most RMI money that's been budgeted for spending in the resort in the last ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Festival fortunes force us to focus

Walking the village, shopping, enjoying our many eateries or even taking a few turns on the mountain, it is hard to imagine Whistler needs to worry about tourist numbers.The World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) has drawn thousands to town with many ... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 17 2014]

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"She was squeezing in one more jump before she was scheduled to come home" said Richardson from her home in Victoria
Education minister Peter Fassbender expressed his disappointment with BCTF in a recent release, saying recently it's appeared like the federation "has been more focused on implementing its strike plan that bargaining at the table." He was also critical of the union's alleged unwillingness to budge on a proposed 13.5-per-cent wage increase over the next three years
"So far, this has been the best season. I started pretty good, qualified for the Olympics," said Tjäder, who was 15th in slopestyle at the Games. "Things didn't go so good (in Sochi), but since the Olympics, everything has been going so good, I can't really believe it."
"It's a huge achievement and an honour for us at the Cultural Centre just because our gallery and gift shop really is the heart of the SLCC and it's nice to have the support from Aboriginal Tourism B C " said Kimberley Stanger, manager of retail services at the SLCC

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Sea to Sky corridor woman badly injured in para... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
Head of Sea to Sky Teachers' Association 'hopef... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 20 2014]
Sweden's Tjäder wins Gibbons Life Big Air [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 20 2014]
SLCC picks up Retail Award for supporting First... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 19 2014]
Frode Sandbech wins Whistler's WSSF Pro Photogr... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Pemberton Music Festival gets permit [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Ski academy planned for Whistler [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Squamish council clarifies position on LNG [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Whistler Secondary sees academic success [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Cheakamus park nears completion [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Former West Van mayor seeks federal Liberal nom... [Published Pique News Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
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