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Whistler Blackcomb is Open Again!

Whistler Blackcomb is open again…. mountain bikers and hikers return! Whistler Blackcomb Mountain is open today, Monday May 31st. Visitors now have access to The Whistler Mountain Bike Park, considered by many to be the world’s greatest destination for adrenaline seeking mountain bikers. Additionally, visitors can experience spectacular mountain-top hiking and the Peak 2 Peak…

Whistler black bears are back!

Yes, they’re back….. we love our Whistler black bears! Whistler is one of those places where seeing a black bear on an early morning walk, as close as this, is a pretty common occurrence. OK, so maybe not always this close! This was a couple of days ago, just as I was heading out the…

Awkward to ask, but…

I’d like to help your family and friends I’ve been working on behalf of buyers and sellers of Whistler real estate for 23 years. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed assisting people from all over the world. I have had a lot of fun along the way and I’ve formed some long lasting friendships. I reckon I’ve been…

How to Qualify for a Whistler Property Mortgage

Successfully qualifying for a mortgage to purchase a Whistler property can be hard. With so many little details and tedious steps, it’s understandable why so many buyers struggle during this step of purchase. As your real estate agent, I want to ensure you have the best chance for qualification. If you’re unsure of what this…

What to know before relocating. Advice from your Whistler REALTOR®️

If you’re looking for a change, Whistler is the place to go! With so many year-round activities, there’s never a dull moment in this culture rich city. From water sports to snow sports, Whistler weather permits every activity under the sun. As your Whistler REALTOR®️ I want to ensure that all of your bases are…

How to find Whistler Real Estate without any complications

Spring is rapidly on its way to put an end to this pesky cold front! We’re beyond ready to help everyone interested in finding the most ideal Whistler real estate. Over the next couple months, it’s our goal to educate you on how to best go about your real estate endeavors. It’s not easy –…

Vaughn Palmer: NDP trying to shovel money out the door before botched aid program runs out

VICTORIA — The NDP government’s botched $300-million grant program for small and medium-sized business will expire as scheduled at the end of next month, Premier John Horgan said Thursday. But the New Democrats are scrambling to get the mostly unspent balance of the economic recovery fund out the door before the March 31 end of…

Premier Horgan calls for hate crime prosecutions in light of anti-Asian racism in Vancouver

Premier John Horgan wants to see violence against people-of-colour prosecuted as hate crimes, saying he’s disturbed by a Vancouver police report that shows a seven-fold increase in anti-Asian hate crimes. “We need to ensure that violence against people-of-colour is not just treated as violence but in fact hate crimes which carry much different penalties,” Horgan…

COVID-19: Five confirmed cases at Vancouver Police Department

A recent series of COVID-19 exposures has put 32 Vancouver Police employees temporarily out of commission, but department representatives say this will have not affect on service levels or public safety. VPD spokesman Sgt. Steve Addison confirmed Thursday that five department employees have recently tested positive for COVID-19, and another 27 are currently self-quarantining due…

Sex offender guilty of sending nude photos of ex-girlfriend to her new boyfriend

A Squamish sex offender has been found guilty of sending nude photos of his former girlfriend to her new boyfriend. The conviction of Russell Thomas Lamb came after the Crown argued that he had sent the intimate images as revenge for the girlfriend testifying at the sentencing hearing in his sex crimes case. The girlfriend,…