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A successful athlete, as Rob Boyd has said, has to first understand how to win, but to stay on top he must go on to understand why he wins. As town and as a resort, Whistler should understand why it’s successful.

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Last week in this space we looked at some of the financial tools the local governments in American mountain resorts have, as discovered by Whistler council on their recent trip to Colorado and Idaho.

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Whistler councillors shared several interesting discoveries from their recent Colorado-Idaho road trip this week. For instance, one subdivision in Vail has its own professional lobbyist.

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Across most of southern British Columbia investors are pouring millions of dollars into expanding mountain resorts. We can see what has been happening in Whistler, but you’d be hard pressed to find a B.C. resort that isn’t growing.

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On Easter Sunday the Vatican goes on-line, launching its own web page.

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Planning outside the village One of the big reasons for Whistler’s success was the way the original village was built to a master plan.

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There seems little doubt that most businesses in the village are having a tougher go of it than expected this year, and that things will probably get worse before they get better.

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World championship bids supersede any Olympic bids If it wasn’t for a few visionaries who had a dream of bringing the Olympics to British Columbia, Whistler might not have developed as a ski area.

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Let me get this straight.

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Three months ago Whistler voters elected a new council. At Monday’s council meeting — at the new time of 7 p.m. — the first real indications of how this new council differs from the previous one were seen.