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Molson World Downhill 1982 Magazine

The Molson World Downhill (Whistler Mountain, February 27, 1982) magazine.
Table of Contents:
2 Canadian Alpine Ski Team
3 Premier's Message
4 Mr. Eric Molson's Message, Dr. Peter Andrew's Message
6 Acknowledgements
8 Organizing Committee, World Cup Rules, Schedule of Events
10-11 World Cup to Date
13 Competitors Picture Page
15 Ken Read Story, "This is Whistler" Section
18 The Course
20 1981 Final World Cup Standings
22 Skiing for Medals, National Team Coach John Ritchie
26 The Competitors
28 Race Results Chart
28 How to Watch the Race

Includes information on the story of the World Cup Race, the World Cup rules, the Schedule of Events, past World Cup results, the top competitors, an article on the resort town of Whistler, and article on downhill skiing by Ken Read, map of the course, an article about Molson skiing and information about how and where to watch the race.

Saturday, November 7, 1981 Page A1/A13

The front page of the Weekend Sun from Vancouver on Saturday, November 7, 1981. A two page article entitled "'Aspen North' : Everything's There But Snow" about the first season after the Village was built. It also covers foreign interest in Whistler, housing prices, resort development, and overcrowding.

Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis - March, 1982 - Whistler Village Land Company Limited

Commercial Accommodation Market Survey & Analysis put together by Ernst & Whinney for the Whistler Village Land Company Limited in March 1982. The report's purpose is stated to review skier visit forecasts, review the proposed commercial construction buildout, analyze winter and summer visitor potentials, and evaluate the resulting guest and occupancy figures in Whistler.

Table of Contents:

  • Transmittal Letter
  • Conclusions (includes Whistler Village, Skier Trends, Accommodation Base, and Market Development sections)
  • General Assumptions
  • Chart #1 - Summary of Skier Visits (includes Scenario I - Average BC Ski Growth - 6% and Scenario II - Destination Market)
  • Chart #2 - Annual and Cumulative Planned Rental Units and Beds by Location
  • Chart #3 - Annual and Cumulative Planned Rental Units and Beds by Type
  • Chart #4 - Winter Occupancy Scenario
  • Chart #5 - Summer Occupancy Scenario
  • Appendix - Persons Contacted

The Vancouver Sun

Newspaper articles from the Vancouver Sun about real estate development in Whistler, as well as a water main break affecting the residents of Alta Lake Road.

The Magazine

A full page article from The Magazine newspaper on Sunday, February 21, 1982 on page three. The article is entitled "Now here's the $24- million question: Will the world be wowed by Whistler?" The article previews the World Cup Downhill race featuring the Crazy Canucks, the promotion of Whistler as a world class resort, and the real estate development taking place in Whistler Village.

Sunday February 21, 1982 Page 3

A full page article from The Magazine newspaper on Sunday, February 21, 1982 on page three. The article is entitled "Now here's the $24- million question: Will the world be wowed by Whistler?" The article previews the World Cup Downhill race featuring the Crazy Canucks, the promotion of Whistler as a world class resort, and the real estate development taking place in Whistler Village..

Whistler Village Report, Issue Number Two, December 1978 + duplicate

The Whistler Village Report published by Whistler Village from December 1978. Articles are entitled: "Where We've Been ... and Where We're Going," "Joint Government Agreement Gives Whistler $9 Million," "Blackcomb Mountain Development Begins," "Snow Unseasonably Slow at Whistler," "Developments Proceed With Set Schedule," and "New Council Sworn In."

The articles are about the subjects of the history of Whistler as a resort town and the building of Whistler Village, the Whistler Village log, a 9 million dollar grant from the federal and provincial governments for resort development and town planning, the development of Blackcomb Mountain, the unseasonably slow snow, the seasonal schedule for development in Whistler and the new council for the Resort Municipality of Whistler being sworn in.

1 Duplicate.

Whistler Economic Profile

The Whistler Economic Profile booklet produced by the Planning Department of the Resort Municipality of Whistler in 1986. The booklet gives a community profile, an overview of the businesses and services that affect the economy in the area, facilities and services maintained by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and opportunities for growth and development in the community.
Table of Contents:
The Community:
Introduction 1

  • Purpose of Economic Profile 1
  • Location 1
  • History 5
    Human Resources 7
  • Population and Characteristics 7
  • Employment 7
    Administrative Basis 11
  • Framework of Municipal Government 11
  • Destination Resort Community Planning 13
  • Chamber of Commerce 13
  • Whistler Resort Association (W.R.A) 13
  • WLC Developments Ltd. 14
  • Regional District 15
  • Provincial Emergency Program (P.E.P.) 15
  • Provincial Law Enforcement 16
    The Economy:
    Businesses and Hotels 17
  • Businesses 17
    Conference Centre 18
  • Meeting Facilities 18
  • Food Services 18
    Recreational and Cultural Services 23
  • Winter Recreation 23
  • Summer Recreation 24
  • Year-Round Activities 28
  • Year-Round Festivals and Recreational Events 29
    Business Services 31
    Construction and Development 37
  • Building Permits and Values 37
  • Housing and Accommodation 40
    The Facilities:
    Transportation Services 41
  • Local 41
  • Regional 42
  • National/International 44
    Utilities and Power 45
  • Telephone 45
  • Hydro 45
    Financial Institution 46
    Community Services 47
  • Newspapers 47
  • Radio and Cable Television Services 47
  • Dental and Medical Facilities 47
  • Daycare 48
  • Schools 48
  • Church 51
    The Opportunities:
    A Year-Round Tourist Resort 54
  • Whistler Tourism in Demand 54
  • Winter Tourism Increasing 54
  • Summer Tourism Expanding 55
    Community Growth and Diversification 56
    Real Estate Market 56
    Development Opportunities 59
  • Blackcomb Benchlands 59
  • Blueberry Trail Estates 59
  • Village North 60
  • Gondola Area 60
  • Whistler General 61
    Development Programs 61
  • Federal Programs 61
  • Joint Federal/Provincial Program 61
  • Provincial Programs 62
    Appendices:
    Appendix 1 Climate 64
    Appendix 2 Chronology of Whistler's Development 65
    Appendix 3 The Relationship Between the Resort Municipality of Whistler Act and the Municipal Act 69
    Appendix 4 Contacts for Further Information 70

Print of Whistler Village

A large print presented to Ray Torresan & Associates on the occasion of the Founders Club Dinner on May 15, 1981. The print shows Whistler Village with skiers on the hill in the foreground with a Whistler Cup banner. The signatures of Terrell J. Minger and Pat Carleton are also present.

Resort Municipality of Whistler

Documents gathered by Geoff Pearce during his time working as Clerk-Treasurer on Whistler's first municipal council between 1976 and 1986.

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