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Investing in the Dream

The 2010 Olympic Winter Games budget for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, released in 2008. The manual covers an executive summary, an introduction to the budget, information about what will happen in Whistler after the games and proposed long term plans, how the Olympic games will provide Whistler with long-lasting legacies, the projected return on investments for Whistler, Whistler's investments in the games (both direct and indirect), and a breakdown of the budget by area.

Delivering the Dream

The Delivering the Dream 2010 Winter Games Strategic Framework Summary for the Resort Municipality of Whistler from September 2008. The manual covers the objectives for the community leading up to and hosting the games, as well as the lasting impacts the games are projected to have on the municipality.

Section titles include:
Delivering the Dream (introduction)
Once in a Lifetime Opportunity
Strategic Objective: Preparing for Extraordinary Games
Strategic Objective: Maximizing Business Success
Strategic Objective: Capitalizing on Tourism Opportunities
Strategic Objective: Enhancing Arts, Culture and Heritage
Strategic Objective: Community Engagement
Strategic Objective: Supporting Canadian Athletes
Strategic Objective: Creating the Right Environment for Athletes
Strategic Objective: Volunteerism and Community Pride
Strategic Objective: Delivery of Municipal Services
Strategic Objective: Partnerships
Strategic Objective: Accelerating Our Journey Toward Sustainability
Our Lasting Legacies

Ross Rebagliati Fonds

  • WA_2000_006
  • Fundo
  • 1998-1999

Two letters of support sent to Ross Rebagliati during his marijuana/gold medal controversy at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics in Japan. Ross Rebagliati won the first ever gold medal for snowboarding in an Olympic Games. One letter is was kept in a large yellow envelope which had a newspaper photograph of Ross Rebagliati taped to it.

Shelley Brown Fonds

  • WA_2015_008
  • Fundo
  • September 2008

The fonds contains textual documents and other items that were used in the planning process and the carrying out of the luge event's volunteering during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.

Included in the fonds is a blue Vancouver 2010 luge volunteer polyester arm band worn by Shelley Brown during the luge events, an official spectator guide, a Games planner, a BC Transit Souvenir Pass pamphlet, a Team Captains' Manual, 3 alpine skiing event general admission tickets, a ticketing package information letter, a ticket-holders' envelope, 2 Accreditation pocket guides, 4 Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games stickers, a Team 2010 pocket guide, a Vancouver 2010 Information booklet, 'Delivering the Dream' 2010 Winter Games Strategic Framework Summary booklet, and a binder containing Team 2010 Orientation material and a Frequently Asked Questions information sheet on the 2010 Winter Games Homestay Program.

Textual Documents

Various items created in Whistler related to the Olympics, tourism, and the Skier's Chapel.

Parks Reports + Info

File contains letters from Cliff Fenner, one to the Chief Forester of B.C. Forest Service and two to The Director of Parks Branch regarding Garibaldi Park. The first letter is about the naming of Haney area in regard to what should be included in Garibaldi Park. The second letter discusses the helicopter tour to evaluate Garibaldi's Olympic Games potential. The last letter discusses the potential for the Olympic Games in the Cheakamus Lake area. This letter has a paper attached detailing measurements, such as snow depth, from March 19, 1960.

Whistler the Magazine Winter 2004-Spring 2005

A hardcover copy of the Whistler The Magazine from Winter 2004 - Spring 2005.
Table of Contents:
19 Something for Everyone
24 Ready to Go Backcountry
29 Handlebar Heaven
30 Rating the Runs
37 Faces of Whistler
40 Man on a Mission
46 Comfort & Joy
54 Straight from the Art
59 Influences & Inspiration
72 A Scene for All Seasons
76 Star-studded Stroll
96 Vision Quest
9 Editor's Message
12 Fresh Tracks
32 Recreation Guide
62 Whistler's Dining Guide
73 Entertainment Guide
77 Shopping Whistler
86 Services Directory
94 Village Maps
The articles in the magazine cover the subjects of what's new on Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler festivals, snowshoeing, an events calendar, the history of the area, Nordic skiing, dogsledding, bald eagles, things to do with a family, backcountry skiing, snowbiking, a rating of the ski runs on Whistler and Blackcomb, Whistlerites talking about why they came and why they stayed, spas in Whistler,a large house in Whistler, the art scene in Whistler, fine dining in Whistler, then entertainment scene in all four seasons, shopping in Whistler, a services guide, a map of Whistler Vilage and an article about the upcoming 2010 Olympics.

Anti-Olympic Movement

Materials gathered by Sara Jennings which oppose the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, including a Whistler Watch pamphlet titled "Whistler Welcomes the World But ... at what cost?", an AWARE pamphlet titled "THESE GAMES ARE NOT GREEN!", and a poster for an "Inside the Olympics Industry" talk given by Dr. Helen Lensky of the University of Toronto. The material is intended to spread awareness of the environmental, financial, and social costs of the Olympic Games, and to encourage changes to be made by the International Olympic Committee.

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