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Finding staff, Disneytown, affordable housing, sledge hockey, and bear traffic

Finding staff, Disneytown, affordable housing, sledge hockey, and bear traffic

How ‘desperate’ are we? I read the article "Whistler ‘desperate’ for workers" (Pique News, Aug.
Was it the right decision? More on bears, worker shortage

Was it the right decision? More on bears, worker shortage

At what cost the right decision? The final chapter in the excruciatingly painful and drawn out Olympic Sledge Hockey Arena soap opera can finally be written. Like any good story, it kept us on the edge of our seats until the final page.
A simple lesson

A simple lesson

It used to be easy to make ice, you just set out some water and waited for the temperature to get below 32 F. Of course, it’s not that simple anymore; now it has to get below 0 C.
Tired of games? Create your own

Tired of games? Create your own

If the number of Java programmers making and marketing small format online strategy games is any indication, there’s a lot of talent out there that remains virtually untapped by the games industry.
Editorial

Editorial

It used to be easy to make ice, you just set out some water and waited for the temperature to get below 32 F. Of course, it’s not that simple anymore; now it has to get below 0 C.
Kirby Brown: A Down East heart in the Coast Mountains

Kirby Brown: A Down East heart in the Coast Mountains

"I grew up deeply embedded in tourism," says Kirby Brown, Whistler-Blackcomb’s Human Resources boss. Indeed. When you live in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia and your dad manages the historic Bluenose II schooner, your life is tourism.
Scott Carrell

Scott Carrell

Don’t get caught up marketing Walkmans when everybody is buying iPods.
Ownership has its rewards

Ownership has its rewards

Perhaps the most important point of the $2.8 billion deal that will see Fortress Investment Group acquire Whistler-Blackcomb’s parent is that Intrawest will become a private company.
Canada's game industry awards itself

Canada's game industry awards itself

With a growing number of high-end studios springing up in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, Canada’s video game and animation industry has officially come into its own.
New investors, bears and berries, Creekside bubbles

New investors, bears and berries, Creekside bubbles

Invest in your community To the new investors and stakeholders of this wonderful mountain town: I thank you for your investment and support of our resort lifestyle.