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Excitement building for E3

Excitement building for E3

The E3 video game expo has gone through its paces over the years, growing and shrinking, imploding then reinventing itself, getting shunned by companies one year and then embraced the next...
Rethinking Garibaldi At Squamish – A 21st Century Perspective

Rethinking Garibaldi At Squamish – A 21st Century Perspective

"Everything is connected." -Zeno, Greek philosopher It made sense at the time. Back in the 1970s, B.C. was still on the edge of the world.
Apple #1 (on the stock market)

Apple #1 (on the stock market)

People who have read my columns over the years already know that I hate the stock market, and hated it long before the 2008 collapse or all the crap that Goldman Sachs has been accused of lately. Simply put, I don't trust it.
Tourism Whistler facing host of challenges

Tourism Whistler facing host of challenges

"In the time I've been here we've faced some of the worst situations the tourism industry has seen in our lifetime, perhaps in 100 years.
I've done my part...

I've done my part...

Hello there. It's Doug Ryan, the HST petition guy as I have been called around town the last three weeks. I'm OK with it as I believe what I am doing is the right thing for this town at a crucial time for tourism following the Olympics.
Tony Kingsmill – Making Whistler A Brighter Place

Tony Kingsmill – Making Whistler A Brighter Place

"I wasn't what you might call a fighting soldier. I was a fixing soldier." Captain Tony Kingsmill, recipient of the Military Cross I was never much drawn to the obituaries. I mean, c'mon.
The Android way

The Android way

Everybody talks about the iPhone, but less than a month ago it was revealed that Blackberry's biggest competitor in the smart phone market is actually Google and not Apple after all.
Power to spare

Power to spare

I find B.C. Energy Minister Blair Lekstrom's letter to the editor last week chastising reporter Jesse Ferreras rather disingenuous. At least Mr.
The best laid action plans…

The best laid action plans…

Three years ago the government of The Best Place on Earth introduced a Tourism Action Plan. The plan was developed to help meet the challenge of doubling B.C.'s tourism business from $9 billion to $18 billion by 2015.
The end of the season – then and now

The end of the season – then and now

"Every day is a bonus." - Jim McConkey It's not easy being on the sidelines. Especially when the days are clear and the late spring snow is "cornaliscious" (as local scribe Les Anthony described on his Facebook site last week). It's not fair.