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The price of a sustainable Canada Day

The price of a sustainable Canada Day

The Canada Day Parade is going “green” with a theme of Sport, Culture and Sustainability. That means no motorized floats will be allowed in the parade.
Browser utopia

Browser utopia

Surfing the web is not a one-size-fits-all experiences Different computers see things differently, and different browsers have different strengths and weaknesses when it comes to interpreting web pages.
Politicians missed the bus

Politicians missed the bus

The destruction of Whistler wetlands for 20 hydrogen buses only adds to the already wasteful exercise of the pointless hydrogen buses, Hydrogen Highway and other current provincial automotive hydrogen initiatives.
Somewhere Rainbow went over the top

Somewhere Rainbow went over the top

How did a development project go through more than three years of planning, revision, negotiation and certainly frustration — for the proponent, the municipality and all the people holding on to the dream of buying a home in Whistler — and get to the
Canada gets the iPhone

Canada gets the iPhone

Canada has had the iPhone unofficially for as long as the U.S., with users unlocking the software restrictions and simply buying a cell service plan compatible with iPhone’s capability.
Peter Ladner: Sometimes nice guys do finish first

Peter Ladner: Sometimes nice guys do finish first

I didn’t think the guy had a hope in hell. He was way too nice a person. Far too willing to play by the rules. Didn’t matter that he was perfectly suited to the job.
Many questions, many opportunities

Many questions, many opportunities

Michel Beaudry`s interviews with Myles Rademan in the last two issues of the Pique, come at an opportune time. The much anticipated Community Meeting with VANOC is coming up Tuesday, June 17 at Millennium Place, 5-8 p.m.
CFIB redefines the S-word

CFIB redefines the S-word

“Sustainability” has been linked to Whistler the way the Hockey Night in Canada theme song was linked to the CBC, although it probably hasn’t cost Whistler $500 every time it used the S-word.
Touchy feely

Touchy feely

Although the Apple iPhone is not the first touch-sensitive device out there — information kiosks have been using touch screen technology for 20 years — there’s no question it’s reawakened interest in the technology.
Charlie Doyle: The art of staying true to yourself

Charlie Doyle: The art of staying true to yourself

He’ll never change. Artist, athlete, iconoclast, rebel — Charlie Doyle is the stuff that Whistler dreams are made of. Actually, that’s not quite true. With Doyle, it’s more reality than dreams.