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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.

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.

Olympic Games Planner

A daily calendar and planner entitled "A Local's Guide to the 2010 Olympic Games". It includes tips for planning around the Olympic Games, as well as information on how access the events and torch relays, with a focus on February and March of 2010. It also includes maps and information on what's happening in and around Whistler is 2010, a short history of the Olympic journey, and interesting facts. The planner is divided into Live, Work and Play sections to provide locals with helpful information.

Table of Contents:
4-9 Journey to the Games: A Dream Realized
10-11 January Tips
12-13 February Month at a Glance
14-69 February Day-by-Day
70-71 March Tips
72-73 March Month at a Glance
74-92 March Day-by-Day
93-104 Live: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, The Ultimate Daypack, Transportation
105-114 Work: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Transportation
115-147 Play: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Local Involvement, Torch Relays, Other Cultural Events, Transportation.
148-153 Maps
154-156 Details (Useful phone numbers, websites and glossary.

Blackcomb Resort Magic Volume 1 Spring 1988

The Magic magazine released by Blackcomb Mountain, volume 1, spring 1988.
Table of Contents:
3 The Art of the Grand Resort
5 A Passion for Building
2 The Blackcomb Vision
4 Summer Magic
Articles include information on Myrtle and Alex Philip opening Rainbow Lodge, the development of the resort on Blackcomb Mountain, grand hotels at resorts like the Chateau Whistler, driving the Sea to Sky Highway, living in Whistler, summer activities, Bosa Development Corp. building Blackcomb Mountain, how Blackcomb Mountain's previous season went, and development of hotels on Blackcomb Mountain.

Labatt Blue Whistler Mountain Ski Classic '93 - World Cup Downhill Information Package

  • YANISIW-02-005-001
  • Stuk
  • February 1993
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Information package for attendees of the Labatt Blue Whistler Mountain Ski Classic '93 World Cup Downhill. It contains information on the World Cup, the Dave Murray Downhill, spectator viewing areas, parts of the race course, the 'how and why' of the World Cup Downhill, course terminology, and commemorative t-shirts and sweatshirts.

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Map Poster

A poster showing the ski runs and chairlifts on Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain. It also gives information about the height of both mountains and the difficulty of the various runs. The map includes Whistler Village, Creekside, Alpha Lake and Nita Lake. One duplicate.

Warsteiner World Downhill & Super G Races Media Guide

  • YANISIW-02-005-002
  • Stuk
  • March 1994
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Media Guide for the Warsteiner World Downhill & Super G Races held on March 5-6 and 12-13, 1994 at Whistler Mountain. It contains contact information for race staff, lists of Race Organizing Committee members, a provisional schedule of events for March 1-13, articles about skiing and ski racing, and results for men's and women's ski events over the 1993-94 season.

Contents include:

  • Contacts
  • Race Organizing Committees
  • Whistler Mountain Ski Classic - Provisional Schedule of Events, March 1-13, 1994
  • "Warsteiner New Title Sponsor."
  • "A Classic Returns."
  • "The Dave Murray Downhill - New names for an historic course."
  • "Ski Classic Aids Future Racers."
  • "World Cup Tougher Than Ever."
  • "Safety Manouveres - Staging the Whistler Mountain Ski Classic."
  • "Racers Pick a Number."
  • "A Century of Ski Racing."
  • Fact Sheet: Women's events
  • Sergio Tacchini Alpine World Cup 1993/94: Women
  • Women's World Cup Results 1993/94
  • Medalists and Top Canadians in previous World Cup downhills in Canada (women)
  • "Women in Ski Racing - A Canadian tradition of winning."
  • "Women in Charge at Whistler."
  • Fact Sheet: Men's events
  • Sergio Tacchini Alpine World Cup 1993/94: Men
  • Men's World Cup Results, 1993/94
  • Medalists and Top Canadians in previous World Cup downhills in Canada (men)

Vancouver 2010 Official Souvenir Program

Vancouver 2010 Olympics Official Souvenir Program.

Table of Contents:

p. 26: Forever Young- Best-selling author Douglas Coupland takes on a vivid journey through his Vancouver - tracing its history, its neighbourhoods, its heart and its soul.
p. 38: Hockey: Canada's Game - For sport lovers visiting this land, writes Roch Carrier, the password is hockey. Carrier traces hockey's historic roots and its significance today.
p. 48: Tiger Tales - Canadian Olympic hero Nancy Greene Raine on national pride and winning the ultimate prize in sport.
p. 50: Spirit of the Games - Being a true Olympian of Paralympian isn't just about sport and winning medals - its about fundamentals, lasting values, true ideals writes Stephen Brunt.
p. 76: History Makers - From Torvill and Dean to the Miracle on Ice, acclaimed sports anchor Brian Williams shares his most cherished memories of past Olympic Games.
p. 86: Stars that Dazzle - The Paralympic Winter Games is littered with tales of remarkable athletes achieving remarkable results in their sports and private lives, writes Allan Maki.
p. 146: The Last Word - Allow yourself a moment to dream during these Games - there's so much more at stake than just winning or losing writes Canadian Olympian and NBA superstar Steve Nash.
p. 18: The Warm Up - A mixture of Games-time cultural highlights and classic Canadiana.
p. 33: Dream Believers - How a single gold medal ignited a big, bold ambition to bring the world to Whistler.
p. 61: Ice Masters - Creating the perfect ice surface is painstaking work.
p. 64: Bearing Witness - First Nations culture is finding fresh ways to express itself.
p. 73: Canada's Games - Hosting the Games is about kinship, community and being the best a nation can be
p. 94: Home Away From Home - Catriona Le May Doan and others share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life in an Athletes' Village.
p. 98: Power, Purpose, Glory - The 2010 Winter Games venues are fostering the highest performance possible.
p. 105: Shaping a Future - How youth and social groups are benefiting from the greenest Games ever.
How the Games Changed My Life:
p. 63: Colette Bourgonje
p. 72: Philip Boit
p. 93: Doug Anakin
p. 97: Steven Bradbury
p. 104: Ragnhild Myklebust
p. 109: Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards
p. 110: Olympic Games Schedule
p. 111: Letters
p. 112: Olympic Games Sports
p. 128: Paralympic Games Schedule
p. 130: Paralympic Games Sports
p. 136: Vancouver Map
p. 138: Whistler Map

"Whistler Mountain through the years" Timeline

Newspaper clipping from the Vancouver Sun including a timeline of "Whistler Mountain through the years." Significant events from the opening of Rainbow Lodge in 1914 to the naming of Whistler as top ski resort in North America in 2015 are listed. The clipping also contains the continuation of an article from page A17 about the history of Whistler. There are two photographs: skiers disembarking a gondola in 1991 and construction work on Whistler Town Centre in 1980.

Vancouver Sun

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