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Last year Doubleday published an amusing book called Raeside’s Canada, a collection of cartoons and thoughts about Canada by Adrian Raeside, cartoonist for the Victoria Times-Colonist.

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Last week's open house on the Ministry of Lands' Commercial Backcountry Recreation policy served as a reminder of how busy the backcountry has become — despite its size and seemingly wide open spaces.

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The next step in the environmental/conservation movement took place at the Whistler Conference Centre earlier this week.

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For all the rhetoric about British Columbia’s strategic position on the Pacific Rim and how trade with Pacific Rim countries is the economic future of our province, B.C. is still very internally focused.

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The time for Whistler to decide if it really wants to be a regular part of the World Cup downhill circuit is now.

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Government Services Minister Ujjal Dosanjh's announcement Wednesday that B.C. would remain one of only two provinces in the country without video lottery terminals shows the government is willing to listen to the people. But it's still in trouble.

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Last month’s announcement that several end-of season events would be combined in a World Ski Festival on both Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains raises a question: are there too many events happening in Whistler for people to care about all of them? Th

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One of the mixed blessings of the ’90s may be the job description. Intended to clearly outline the duties and responsibilities that go with a particular position, the job description seems to have been extended to a mind-set for every-day life.

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Part of the North American mythology has always been that everyone should, at some point, be able to own their own home. For generations of North Americans it has been a dream that usually came true.

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Opening remarks British Columbia is 948,596 square kilometres of land and water, 9.5 per cent of all of Canada, as the country currently stands. The number of people who want a piece of that land is increasing.