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If we want to preserve Whistler's culture, 
we have to take ownership of it

If we want to preserve Whistler's culture, we have to take ownership of it

In November, Mayor Jack Crompton called Whistler "middle-aged." Although the resort's top elected official was mostly referring to the need to update Whistler's aging infrastructure, I'm reluctant to agree with his assessment.
The case for being kind

The case for being kind

Earlier this month, Pique ran a letter from a frustrated "part-time" Whistler resident who had a negative experience in the Marketplace IGA parking lot.
The friends you make in a mountain town

The friends you make in a mountain town

"It'll be so easy to make friends—it's such a transient town; everyone's in the same boat." That's the phrase I kept hearing over and over when I decided to move to Whistler.
Snow joke

Snow joke

As I write this ahead of press time, the long-term forecast doesn't look great. That's not to say it won't change, but even if it does we're still well behind the curve for snowfall this season, for the second season in a row.
Putting the win in Winnipeg once more

Putting the win in Winnipeg once more

When it's come to cheering on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, or the Blue and Gold as it were, there's been far more blue than gold for the past three decades.
Grappling with the mysteries of parenthood

Grappling with the mysteries of parenthood

I slept a solid nine hours last night. While, unlike many people, I'm a pretty decent sleeper on any given night, it was a different, deeper, more blissful sleep than usual.
The stunning hypocrisy of the Squamish cannabis dispensary raids

The stunning hypocrisy of the Squamish cannabis dispensary raids

Earlier this month, the province's Community Safety Unit (CSU) raided two Squamish cannabis dispensaries. Two weeks later, and the reasoning behind this enforcement action remains hazy.
Opinion: Could Whistler's backroom deal come back to haunt it?

Opinion: Could Whistler's backroom deal come back to haunt it?

If there was one issue that seemed to unify most voters in the lead up to last year's municipal elections, it was a desire to see more transparency and fiscal responsibility from local government.
Done with diet culture

Done with diet culture

I was scrolling through Instagram's Explore page when I noticed a post that read, "To those who don't believe that fat phobia is real, here's a thought experiment for you.
The Oldening

The Oldening

There's a ghost in my house and he is me. There's also a vampire, werewolf, zombie and Frankenstein's monster—and all of them are also me.