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Blechman, Robin

  • CA-BC-BR018
  • Person
  • fl. 1970s-

Robin Blechman was associate editor of the Whistler Answer, a satirical newspaper published in Whistler starting in 1977. The first six or seven issues of the publication were all hand-lettered by Robin. He also performed in the Whistler band the Skunk Cabbage Review, along with Whistler Answer partner Charlie Doyle. He now lives in Toronto, ON.

Blakely, W. J.

  • UK-BWJ001
  • Person
  • fl. 1970s-

W. J. Blakely was a Scottish engineer and planner known for designing the towns of Revelstoke, Port Alberni, and Merritt in BC. As W. J. Blakely & Associates, he authored the 1974 paper "The Whistler Mountain Area: An Overview of the Role of Government". He is known for his crucial involvement in the development of Whistler Village during his time working for the British Columbia Department of Municipal Affairs in the 1970s.

Blackwood, Marjorie

  • PK-BM001
  • Person
  • May 1, 1957 -

Marjorie Blackwood is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She was born May 1, 1957 in Karachi, Pakistan to a Canadian government officer. She grew up in Detroit and Ottawa and later attended the University of Texas to study journalism. She became a professional tennis player in 1978 and reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 48 in August 1981. Blackwood reached the quarterfinals in doubles at Wimbledon with Susan Leo in 1981 and 1982, and at the French Open with Pam Whytcross in 1980. Blackwood has won nine WTA doubles and was also a runner-up in four more events. She was coach and captain of the Canadian Fed Cup team in 1983. She was named Tennis Canada female player of the year in 1982. She retired in 1994 and pursued a degree in English Literature at UBC. After her retirement, she and her husband Peter Schelling were Tennis Directors at Whistler Tennis Club and General Manager at Whistler Racquet Club from 1995 to 2010. She was inducted into the Canadian Tennis Hall of Fame in 1998. They now run doubles tennis camps on Salt Spring Island, BC, where they currently live. She is the owner and operator of Westcoasttennis.com which delivers tennis clinics on Salt Spring Island and in Whistler.

Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises Limited Partnership

  • CA-BC-BLA-018
  • Corporate body
  • 1990-

Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises Limited Partnership was founded in 1990. The company's line of business includes operating public hotels in Whistler.

Blackcomb Sign Shop

  • CA-BC-BLA-017
  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1980s-

Blackcomb Sign Shop was an organization that designed and printed signs.

Black, Steve

  • CA-BC-BS023
  • Person
  • fl. 2000s

Black Bear Task Team

  • CA-BC-BBTT001
  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1997-

The Whistler Black Bear Task Team was formed in 1997, and produced the Black Bear Management Plan in 1998. The team's work led to the implementation in 1999 of Canada's first non-lethal bear management program in Whistler.

Bishop, Chris

  • CA-BC-BC018
  • Person
  • fl. 1980s

Chris Bishop was involved in planning for public recreation and forestry management in the Sea to Sky area.

Birzins, Paul

  • CA-BC-BP019
  • Person
  • fl. 1980s-

Paul Birzins is a forestry professional in BC. He has worked with the Ministry of Forests in Prince George and in the Okanagan region as Vice Chairman/Director in the 1980s, as Planning Officer of the Salmon Arm Forest District in the 2000s, and as the General Manager of WFN Forestry in Kelowna.

Binkert, Elsie

  • CA-BC-BE006
  • Person
  • fl. 1950s-1990s

Possibly a relation of sculptor and mountaineer, Paul Binkert.

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