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Time in Office

Photographs of Nebbeling including sitting on RMOW council and opening the Excalibur Gondola on Blackcomb Mountain, 1994; Nebbeling's letter of resignation from office, Dec 22, 2003 and Nebbeling's business card.

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.

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.

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.

Whistler Traveller Magazine 2012

Whistler Traveller magazine from summer/fall 2012.
Table of Contents:
16 Whistler - Welcome to Sea to Sky Country
22 Before Whistler Was Whistler - A look back at Whistler's pioneers
32 Pure Whistler Adventures - Mountain playground for thrillseekers
37 Improving your Ride - Honing your mountain biking skills
40 Rainbow Lake Trail - Discover a treasure
44 Get on Board - Stand up paddleboarding
48 Black Beauties - Insight from Whistler's Bear Man
52 Tips from the Pros - Sharpening up your game with the local pros
59 Destination: Relaxation - Unplug, unwind and rejuvenate
66 Kitchen Q & A - Executive chef Stufano
69 Passion of the Sea - Discovering BC oysters
76 BC Wines - Your guide to the bes
80 Seeing Stars - Heavenly nights in Whistler
90 Winged Intelligence - Getting to know the clever ravens
92 RCMP - Law and order Canadian style
94 Pemberton - Discovering the fertile valley
96 Squamish - Exploring the outdoor recreation capital of Canada
106 Vancouver - The city
Local:
8, 10 Vibe - This 'n that ... Whistler style
12 Raves & Faves - A local's perspective
74 What We Love Now... - Try these!
Adventure:
26 Endless Activities - Your guide to adrenaline pumping fun from atv rides to ziplines
Taste:
62 Epicurean Indulgence - Where to go for everything from apres to artisan steak
Style:
84 Shopping - Check out the latest in fashion, art, gear and more
Calendar:
100 Whistler Events - What's happening
Where:
102 Local Maps - Find your way around Whistler Village and surrounding areas

Articles in the magazine include information on: sustainability, wildlife, Whistler amenities and things to do in the area, Whistler's pioneers, summer adventure activities, mountain biking, the Rainbow Trail, stand-up paddle-boarding, black bears, golf courses, spas in the Whistler area, recommended places to eat and drink, oysters, a BC wine guide, seeing the stars in the Whistler area, shopping in Whistler, Ravens, the RCMP, Pemberton, Squamish, a calendar of events and a map of Whistler Village.and an article about tourist attractions in Vancouver.

Sonya McCarthy

  • WA_2018_021
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1996

Material donated by Sonya McCarthy gathered from her time as Alderman on the Municipal Council (RMOW), working for the Whistler Area Information Office, doing community work, and from Whistler Mountain. Documents include personal files, correspondence, pamphlets, posters, maps, and other promotional material regarding events, planning, accommodation, and services in the Whistler area from 1980 to 1996.

1974-2007

Photographs of skiing, snowboarding, backcountry skiing, Whistler Mountain, Garibaldi Provincial Park, Blackcomb Mountain, etc.

Nancy Greene papers

Folder 1 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler Official Community Plan' (1982).

Folder 2 - 'Whistler Mountain Community Plan Geotechnical Investigation' (1974).

Folder 3 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler Zoning Bylaw #303' (1983).

Folder 4 - 'Whistler: Development of a Resort' (1984).

Folder 5 - 'Recreation Resources of the Alta Lake Region' (1975).

Folder 6 - Parks and Recreation referendum program (1984).

Folder 7 - 'Whistler/Blackcomb Mountain Winter Recreation Climate' (1975).

Folder 8 - 'Proposed Major Ski Development Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler' (c.1970's).

Proposal 1 - 'Resort Municipality Financing Study' (1988).

Proposal 2 - '1976 Winter Olympic Games' preliminary investigation (1968).

Proposal 3 - 'The Whistler Mountain Area: An Overview of the Role of Government' (1973).

Proposal 4 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler Community Facility Study' (1985).

Proposal 5 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (1985).

Proposal 6 - 'Planning for the Squamish-Lillooet Region' (1970).

Proposal 7 - 'Squamish-Lillooet Outdoor Recreation Study: Summary and Recommendations' (1976).

Proposal 8 - 'Whistler Mountain Development Plan: Real Estate' (1987).

Proposal 9 - 'Blackcomb Mountain Financial Proposal' (1978).

Proposal 10 - 'Whistler Economic Profile' (1986).

Proposal 11 - 'Development Summary for the Whistler Village Town Centre' (1978).

Proposal 12 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (winter 1984/85).

Proposal 13 - 'Whistler Long Term Recreation Master Plan: Phase Two' (1984).

Proposal 14 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (summer 1985).

Proposal 15 - 'Resort Community of Whistler: Update '76 Community Plan' (1976).

Proposal 16 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (winter 1985/86).

Proposal 17 - 'Whistler Village Accommodation Analysis' (winter 1983/84).

Proposal 18 - 'The Brandywine Inn' (1982).

Proposal 19 - 'Garibaldi Development Study Report No.9' (1976).

Proposal 20 - 'Resort Municipality of Whistler: Recreation Master Plan' (1980).

Proposal 21 - 'Whistler Village Land Company: A Development Opportunity' (c.1982).

Proposal 22 - 'Whistler Mountain Area: Community Development Study' (1974).

Proposal 23 - 'Whistler Town Centre: A Development Proposal for a Town Centre for the Resort Municipality of Whistler' (1976).

Proposal 24 - 'Whistler Town Centre' Executive Summary (1976).

Proposal 25 - 'Blackcomb Mountain Ski Development: Proposal Call for a Proposed Alpine Ski Development on Blackcomb Mountain in the Resort Municipality of Whistler' (c.1977).

Proposal 26 - 'Whistler Sales Tax Survey' (1985/86).

Proposal 27 - 'Gondola Area Study: Report Extract' (1985).

Proposal 28 - 'Gondola Area Study: The Resort Municipality of Whistler' (1985).

Newspapers

Newspaper articles collected by Arv Pellegrin about Whistler, with a focus on real estate and resort development.

Textual Documents & Ephemera

Letters from Eldon Beck and Mr. Mike Vance, coordinator, planning and design of Whistler Village Land Co. Ltd. Includes various designs and sketches, as well as the initial statement of concept for Whistler Village.

Whistler Village Report issues:
Oct. 1979: articles on the progress of construction in Whistler and the 1988 Olympic bid.
Dec. 1979: pictures and articles on the development of Whistler Village. Includes a picture of mayor Pat Carleton at construction site.
Jan. 1980: articles on phase two of Whistler Village construction.
Mar. 1980: articles on the development of the Mountain Inn Hotel and Whistler Resort Centre.
Apr. 1980: articles on the process of construction in Whistler Village.
July 1980: article on Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay's visit to Whistlers' new golf course. Palmer and Seay designed over 75 golf course in United States and assisted in the development of the Whistler Golf Course.
Feb. 1981: article called 'Whistler - finally a reality'.

Whistler News issues including articles on events and developments in Whistler with maps and pictures from 1979-1980, as well as a summer edition from 1980 including articles on the new 'Resort Centre', getting to Whistler by road, Blackcomb Mountain, and the 'Championship golf course for Whistler'.

"Bank eyes Whistler aid." [1983]: article by William Boei on Whistler's financial troubles and the loan negotiations with the Royal Bank.

"Gold plate to be dropped at Whistler." Jan. 11, 1983: article from The Province by Barbara McLintock on scaling down the Conference Centre in Whistler due to initial overspending on the project.

Whistler Area Map/Lost Lake Park Map: two black and white maps on one sheet from 1979 or 1980.

Poster of Whistler Village from 1979 or 1980.

Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain trail maps from the 1980-1981 winter season.

2 Whistler pamphlets from the early 1980s

Whistler Village parking guide from the early 1980s including a plan of Whistler with a list of lots in Whistler Village and their developers.

Whistler Tenant Graphics Guidelines from 1979, containing rules on free standing signs, projecting signs, wall signs, canopy signs, marquee signs, window signs, and special purpose signs.

Whistler Economic Effects Study Update from Dec. 1979. Report covers the economic effects of several developments in Whistler. Prepared by Urbanics Consultants Ltd. for Whistler Village Land Co.

Parking Policy and Construction Program for Whistler Village from 1979: a draft outlining anticipated demand and supply of surface and covered parking and to propose construction programs for parking structures. Compiled by Sutcliffe Griggd Moodie, development consultants to mayor and alderman, Resort Municipality of Whistler.

A draft on design guidelines for Whistler Village by RMOW, Sept. 26, 1978.

Beck, Eldon

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