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The second summit

The second summit

Although corporations and governments have long made the case that the global economy is helping to bring peace and prosperity to the world’s poorest nations, the African leaders at the UN Global Earth Summit made it clear that they are not nece
CN-BC Rail partnership makes sense

CN-BC Rail partnership makes sense

Next week, when the kids are safely back in school and the world of Realpolitik resumes, the B.C. Liberals will hold a provincial summit on transportation.
You gotta have art

You gotta have art

While the Web is traditionally heralded as a venue to conduct business and research for fourth grader’s reports on dinosaurs or volcanoes, it has also been readily adopted by the art world. Not just as a place to show off their art, either.
A saviour for BC Rail?

A saviour for BC Rail?

There has been lots of interest in Highway 99 since the Ministry of Transportation released its list of options for upgrading the road back in June, but railway may still play a role in the final solution.
Determining a shared vision was easier back then

Determining a shared vision was easier back then

Pretend it’s 1975 and Whistlerites are asked to describe a shared vision of the future. In fact, the few hundred people who lived here then, and a few Lower Mainland residents who owned Whistler property, were asked that.
Sport tech

Sport tech

In a recent article in Wired News ( www.wired.com ) it was revealed that Major League Baseball is looking into a new technology that uses high speed cameras placed at different angles around home plate to keep track of strikes and balls.
Fill your boot-ups

Fill your boot-ups

If the dot-bomb fiasco of a few years ago is any indication, computer techies know a lot more about programming than they do about economics. Etoys.
WHA has come a long way; there's still a long way to go

WHA has come a long way; there's still a long way to go

The Whistler Housing Authority has been nominated for a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation award for its Beaver Flats employee housing project.
Staying cool

Staying cool

I can’t remember a summer this hot, although to be fair my short-term memory is not all that great. Let’s just say I can’t remember a summer this hot since I moved to Whistler three years ago.
The Aspen Idea meets Whistler. It’s Our Future

The Aspen Idea meets Whistler. It’s Our Future

Timing is everything, as a Swiss philosopher/watchmaker once said. At the first Whistler.