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Arv Pellegrin Fonds

  • WA_2016_024
  • Fonds
  • 1970s-2000

A large collection of photographs and newspapers mainly pertaining real estate and construction in Whistler, as well as some postcards and magazines from Arv Pellegrin.

Blabcomb - Vol. IV, Issue 1 - Dec. 1, 1990

  • YANISIW-01-02-001
  • File
  • December 1, 1990
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Issue of Blabcomb - Blackcomb Mountain's staff newletter - from December 1, 1990. Articles include:

  • BSE Season Kick-off
  • Magic Money
  • Ch-ch-changes
  • Social Club
  • Merry Ho Ho!
  • BSE Season Kickoff - Nov. 20th
  • From Reception...
  • Above and BEYOND the Call of Duty!
  • Aerobic Inc. Last Chance Fitness Blitz
  • Employee Housing Update
  • Employee Relations Committee
  • Avalanche Awareness
  • From Lift Ops
  • Slide Victims
  • Interview with Hugh Smythe

Blabcomb - Vol. IV, Issue 4 - Feb. 13, 1991

  • YANISIW-01-02-003
  • File
  • February 13, 1991
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Issue of Blabcomb - Blackcomb Mountain's staff newsletter - from February 13, 1991. Articles include:

  • Happy Valentine's Day
  • A little rain doesn't stop us...we get better...and better.....
  • You're Exceptional!
  • Blackcomb - A Leader in Snow-making
  • Hurray for Blackcomb's own heroes
  • Search & Rescue Team - Blackcomb Mountain Ski Patrol
  • Job Announcement
  • The February I.C.E. Awards (& Party)
  • Club Couloir
  • For Your Info...
  • Rendezvous Ridge Question of the Week
  • Employee Relations Committee for Positive Change in the Workplace
  • Blackcomb is turning green!
  • Staff Clinic Schedule
  • Millar's Pond
  • The Classifieds

Blabcomb - Vol. IV, Issue 7 - April 6, 1991

  • YANISIW-01-02-005
  • File
  • April 6, 1991
  • Part of CJ Yanisiw

Issue of Blabcomb - Blackcomb Mountain's staff newsletter - from April 6, 1991. Articles include:

  • Blackcomb's Employee of the Year
  • Challenge!
  • Instructor Exchange Program a huge success
  • Another Blackcomb Employee receives praise from our guests
  • Careers Expo '91
  • Industrial First Aid Course
  • T-Shirt Design Contest
  • Benefit Eligibility
  • The summer season is just around the corner....and so are the summer jobs!
  • Dear Blabby
  • Personals
  • Gossip
  • Blackcomb Deadlines
  • For Sale

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.

Magazines

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.

Newspapers

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

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.

Ski Canada Magazine 1982

A Ski Canada Magazine from 1982 as a Special Whistler World Cup Issue.
Table of Contents:
18 Whistler Welcomes the World - Everything's in place for Whistler's second attempt at staging a World Cup Downhill and if the weather cooperates it could be the start of something big.
23 Is Downhill Too Dangerous? - World Cup courses have not kept up with racing technology. The result: as speeds increase so do the number of injuries.
28 The Racers - Podborski, Mueller, Weirather and Read are household names in Europe. At Whistler they'll be the racers to watch.
33 The Race - For neophyte race watcher a World Cup downhill can be a confusing experience. These tips from a veteran race watcher tell you how to get the most out of the event.
35 The Course - Whistler's new downhill course is the second longest on the circuit and offers spectators plenty of opportunities to catch the action. Here's what to look for.
36 Bindings '82: Poised for a Leap into the Future - The mainstays are still there, but this year may be the turning point in ski binding development.
50 Club Med Strikes Gold at Copper Mountain - They've go a hit on their hands down in Colorado as French panache and American showmanship bring out the best in the Club Med formula.
41 Take the Powder Plunge - If you've been postponing your heli-skiing trip because you aren't sure you can handle the deep stuff, take heart. It's not as difficult as it looks.
56 Tod: The Mountain That Would be King - With its abundance of snow, endless terrain and colorful history, B.C.'s Tod Mountain should be a storybook development. Why it isn't is a story in itself.
66 Ready for a Shot at the Top - No longer the also-rans of our national team, a new breed of women are ready to prove they belong on the World Cup circuit.
6 First Tracks - Whistler World Cup important on three fronts
9 Short Turns- News and Notes from the skiing world.
15 Equipment - Re-inventing the perfect ski pole.
74 Racing Tips with Peter Duncan - Preparing for racing.
78 Last Run

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..

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