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From 'product' to 'neighbourhood' - Creating a mountain experience for 21st century customers

From 'product' to 'neighbourhood' - Creating a mountain experience for 21st century customers

"The growth economy is failing. In other words, the quantitative expansion of the economic subsystem increases environmental and social costs faster than production benefits, making us poorer not richer..." - Steady-State Economist Herman E.
More must-have gadgets

More must-have gadgets

Last week I looked at a few "in between" technologies like the Pogoplug, Slingbox and Apple Airport Express Base that you can use to connect all your different technologies.
Not so fast with that budget

Not so fast with that budget

"Paid occupancy rates of 65% or higher (annual average) are required by the accommodation sector in order to achieve economic stability in Whistler. This threshold has not been reached since 1999.
Is B.C. Transit listening?

Is B.C. Transit listening?

This letter is in response to Katie Fraser's letter "Listen Up!" (Pique, Nov. 19). I would like to thank Ms. Fraser for voicing her concern re the danger of pedestrians walking along the highway, especially at night.
Opening Day ’09 - It's starting to look a lot like Whistler

Opening Day ’09 - It's starting to look a lot like Whistler

"I think this was my best one ever..." - Whistler local Max Horner, 16 It's 6 a.m. and already we're standing in line.
On the sale of Copper Mountain

On the sale of Copper Mountain

There has been a lot of speculation in the last year about the fate of Fortress Investment Group, owners of Intrawest, the parent company of Whistler Blackcomb.
Accessorize your life

Accessorize your life

While most of our gadget purchases tend to be things - pieces of hardware like iPods and smart phones - some of the best new technologies out there are the things that work in between all those other things - accessories that let you get so much more
The phone trap

The phone trap

In most ways I'm the complete opposite of a Luddite, embracing every new technology that comes down the pipe.
Astride Spricenieks – Life is what you make of it

Astride Spricenieks – Life is what you make of it

"People who love sports are much happier in life..." - Astride Spricenieks She's sharp and witty and curious and fun. She's candid and feisty and totally in love with life. Truly.
Is the sky really falling?

Is the sky really falling?

G.D. Maxwell's anti-Olympics hyperbole notwithstanding, I just don't see the sky falling (Our individual rights trumped by Olympics, Maxed Out Oct. 22).