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From Ben and Josh's parents, good-bye and thanks

From Ben and Josh's parents, good-bye and thanks

Canada Day away It is 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1 st , 2006, Canada Day. The Canada Day Parade in Whistler is underway without me.
A long way around to where we began

A long way around to where we began

In the late 1990s, when Whistler started down the road to a new official community plan with the Whistler 2002 document, things were good.
Shooting the shinola with David Perry

Shooting the shinola with David Perry

He just can’t help it. No matter that David Perry has been gone for six years. No matter that he’s now Senior Vice President of Everything at Aspen Skiing Company.
The future of open source

The future of open source

Even Linus Torvalds, the Finnish-born programmer behind the Linux open source operating system, has to earn a living somehow and by all means he’s pulling down a good living as the head of Open Source Development Labs.
On great employers, mountain bikes, mountain bears and alternative approvals

On great employers, mountain bikes, mountain bears and alternative approvals

Jobs, jobs, jobs!!! Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius The on-going letters that whine about working in the Sea to Sky corridor are annoying. Here is one to say "thanks" to my employers...
How many studies do we need?

How many studies do we need?

The U.S. National Research Council http://www.nationalacademies.
Closing times, thanks, and no thanks

Closing times, thanks, and no thanks

Speed kills, even in the country Through the pages of Pique Newsmagazine I would like to express my concern at the reckless way some people drive along Pemberton Farm Road East.
A house too far

A house too far

A new study of housing prices across Canada found that the average price of a single family home had breached the $300,000 mark for the first time ever, coming in almost 13 per cent higher than the previous year.
Rethinking patents in high tech

Rethinking patents in high tech

Is an idea really patentable? Or do you actually have to do something with that idea – design it, prototype it, test it and attempt to sell it – for a patent to mean anything? Recently the tech world has been rocked by patent claims, some o
Whistler-Blackcomb garners inaugural environment award

Whistler-Blackcomb garners inaugural environment award

Energy-efficiency measures reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 450 tonnes