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Board Meeting Agenda, Exhibit Planning, May 10

Board meeting agenda for the Whistler Museum and Archives Society May 10, 1989. Includes correspondence, outside signage, outside flower baskets, inside signage, exhibit showcases and texts, the ski room, the pioneer room, planning for the layout of the museum and three sample texts that have been edited in pen. The name Kris appears at the top of the first page.

Community Work

Documents relating to Sonya McCarthy's work in the community through clubs, charities, committees, and event planning.

Don MacLaurin

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  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 2013

Fonds contain the records of Don MacLaurin. MacLaurin was involved in the forestry industry of British Columbia, taught at BCIT, and was heavily involved with the Resort Municipality of Whistler. He was in several forestry associations, including the Canadian Institute of Forestry, British Columbia Foresters, and the Forest Nursery Association of British Columbia. MacLaurin created the Whistler Interpretive Forest. MacLaurin also completed assessments for private developers. Included in the fonds are his personal records.

Most of the records were created in the Whistler region.

MacLaurin, Don

Newspaper, Magazine, and Ad Clippings

Newspapers and magazines that contain photographs and other material by Greg Griffith, including:

  • 001: Whistler - The Magazine Summer/Fall 1999 issue (in full)
  • 002: Clippings containing Whistler photographer profiles (including Greg Griffith) from an unknown magazine
  • 003: Ski Canada Magazine Media Kit folder featuring an image by Greg Griffith
  • 004: Motorland Magazine November/December 1982 cover clipping featuring a Greg Griffith photograph, accompanied by a letter from John Holgren (Motorland Magazine) to Greg Griffith regarding payment for use of the image
  • 005: Powder Magazine, February 1982 featuring Whistler resort and Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises advertisements using Greg Griffith's photos
  • 006: Advertisements from an unidentified magazine using Greg Griffith's photos, including Jim McConkey Ski Shop, Tourism BC, Apex Alpine, and Whistler resort
  • 007: Ski Canada magazine cover, November 1981 and Canada Ski Directory cover, 1981/1982 featuring cover photos by Greg Griffith
  • 008: TV Week article on Whistler [1980s], The Globehopper magazine cover, January 1982, and Ski BC magazine cover, October 1981, featuring photos by Greg Griffith
  • 009: Western Living Magazine, November 1981, cover and articles featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 010: Article by Greg Griffith titled "Skiing Canada's Great Unexplored" from an Australian magazine [1980s?]
  • 011: Whistler Magazine (full copy with back cover cut out), Winter 1980
  • 012: Ski Canada, Spring 1991 article and a Skier (Chinese version) magazine article featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 013: Western Living magazine article on heli-skiing featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 014: Western Living magazine article on skiing in BC, November 1981, featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 015: Ski Canada Freestyle magazine, 1980/1981, articles featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 016: Ski Canada magazine article [1980s] featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 017: Whistler Answer Vol. 2 No. 10, Whistler Winter News (Whistler Question) October/November 1978, The Royal Hudson Dispatch, Whistler Answer Vol. 3 No. 13, Whistler Answer Vol. 3 No. 24, and Whistler Answer Vol. 2 No. 9 front covers featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 018: Whistler Magazine, Winter 1982, articles and Whistler Creek Lodge advertisement featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 019: Whistler Inn Resort & Club and Blackcomb Lodge advertisements featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 020: Twin Lakes Village advertising article featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 021: Twin Lakes Village and Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises advertisements featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 022: German/Swedish Ski Tours magazine cover, Winter 1977/1978, featuring a photo by Greg Griffith
  • 023: Dynastar skis advertisement featuring a Greg Griffith photo of Stephanie Sloan skiing, and a Swedish article featuring a photo by Greg Griffith
  • 024: Powder Magazine, December 1977, article by Greg Griffith
  • 025: Powder Magazine, November and December 1978, featuring photos by Greg Griffith
  • 026: Molson World Cup Downhill 1979 Official Publication featuring photos by Greg Griffth
  • 027: Westworld (Molson) magazine, Spring 1979, cover featuring photo by Greg Griffith
  • 028: Powder Hound magazine, Spring 1979, articles featuring Greg Griffith's photos
  • 029: Ski People profile on Greg Griffith [misspelled as Griffin]
  • 030: Kuoni Winter Holidays advertising magazine, 1980-1981, featuring photos by Greg Griffith
  • 031: CP Air advertising magazine featuring photos of Whistler destinations by Greg Griffith
  • 032: Super Natural BC, Canada (Tourism BC) magazine articles and Snow (Westworld supplement) magazine article featuring Greg Griffith's photos of skiing
  • 033: Magazine article by Greg Griffith titled "Heli-ski: A History of Guiding from Goats to Powder Cowboys"
  • 034: Snow Magazine, November/December 1979, article and photographs by Greg Griffith on heli-skiing
  • 035: Magazine article on skiing featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 036: Vancouver Magazine (Vancouver Today), November 1981, article on skiing featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 037: Western Living Magazine, November 1980, skiing article featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 038: Vancouver Magazine (Vancouver Today), November 1981, article on skiing featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 039: The Globehopper Magazine article on skiing in Whistler featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 040: Canada Ski Directory, 1981/1982, featuring a photograph of a helicopter taken by Greg Griffith
  • 041: The Province newspaper, advertisement for Apex, and advertisement for MacGregor Pacific Realty featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 042: SuperNatural BC Tourism BC advertising booklet profiling ski resorts in the province featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 043: Smithers, BC promotional brochure featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 044: Whistler Resort Association Rumours newspaper supplement featuring a photograph taken by Greg Griffith
  • 045: Pamphlet designs for Whistler resort and Blackcomb Lodge featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 046: Alta Lake Estates (Adventures West) concept and promotional booklet featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 047: Whistler Mountain full-page advertisement featuring a photograph taken by Greg Griffith
  • 048: Labatt World Cup Freestyle Championship (1980) program, Whistler resort advertisement, and Blackcomb Mountain advertisement featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 049: Promotional brochures for Whistler Heli-Ski, Whistler Inn, The Vale, Whistler Resort & Club, and Tantalus Lodge featuring photographs taken by Greg Griffith
  • 050: WestWorld Magazine, April 1984, featuring a cover photo taken by Greg Griffith
  • 051: Promotional brochure for Garibaldi Highlander Hotel and promotional postcard for Whistler Creek Lodge featuring photos taken by Greg Griffith
  • 052: Blackcomb Mountain promotional brochures featuring photos taken by Greg Griffith
  • 053a-b: Twin Lakes Village promotional booklets featuring photos taken by Greg Griffith
  • 054: "Getaway to Whistler" Whistler resort promotional booklet featuring photos taken by Greg Griffith

Newspapers

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

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.

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.

Whistler Traveller Summer/Fall 2009

Table of Contents:
Destinations:
16 Whistler: welcome to sea to sky country
52 Squamish: the outdoor adventure capital of Canada
70 Pemberton: the fertile valley to the north
Culture:
56 Two Nations: a shared journey
Local Flavour:
8, 10 Local Vibe: Whistler style
12 Local Raves & Faves: Britt Janyk shares her favourites
14 Why Don't You: try this!
Maps:
92 Local Detail Maps
94 Village Map
47 Hiking Trail Maps
50 Biking Trail Maps
Dining & Entertainment:
72 Flavours of Whistler
73 Farmers Market
76 Dining and Entertainment: an array of culinary delights
81 Recipe from the Chef
Spa and Wellness:
60 A Time to Heal: aboriginal healing
Safety:
86 Be Bear Aware: what you need to know if you encounter this local resident
Calendar:
94 Whistler Happenings: what's going on during your stay
Style:
82 Olympian Artist: from ice skates to oil paints
84 Shopping: take home a local treasure
Adventure:
31 Ten Must-Do Adventures: calling all thrill seekers!
42 Whistler Favourites: timeless activities
44 Things to Do: plan your adventure
54 The Chief: a rewarding journey
Swing:
62 Fore!: a golfer's paradise
64 A Golf Safari: pro tips on sea to sky country's signature holes
The magazine contains numerous articles about things to do in the summer in and around Whistler such as exploring the mountains, the countdown to the Olympics, 10 must-do adventures, golf courses to try, walking and biking trails to do, including maps of trails and of the village, articles about Squamish and Pemberton, an article about the Squamish and Lil'wat peoples, an articles about spas and healing in Whistler, and article about being aware of bears in the area, places to eat and drink around Whistler including a recipe to try, the history of the wine business in BC, the art of Toller Cranston and a calendar of events happening over the spring and summer in Whistler.

Whistler Traveller Winter/Spring 2009/10

Tourism magazine providing information on the many amenities Whistler has to offer for the Winter and Spring seasons.

Table of Contents:

DESTINATIONS
p. 16: Whistler - welcome to sea to sky country!
p. 52: Squamish - the outdoor adventure capital of Canada
p. 70: Pemberton - the fertile valley to the north

LOCAL FLAVOUR
p.8, 10: Local Vibe - Whistler style
p.12: Local Raves & Faves - Lauralee shares her Whistler favourites
p. 14: Why Don't You - try this!

OLYMPICS
p. 24: Eternal Flame - the story behind the Olympic torch
p. 28: Olympic Mascots - the characters of the games
p. 74 - Proud To Be Canadian - Hosting the 2010 Winter Games
p. 78 - Gold Rush - Paralympic Profiles

DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
p. 58: Dining & Entertainment - an array of culinary delights
p. 60: What's Hot
p. 65: Chef Profile
p. 68: Liquid Dessert - Icewine
p. 70: Choose Wisely - Oceanwise

SPA & WELLNESS
p. 96: Eastern Therapy - shiatsu healing
p. 100: Heavenly Soak - hot tub etiquette

CULTURE
p. 56: The Vanished Village - what lies beneath

MAPS
p. 42: Ski Trail Map
p. 44: Cross-country Ski Map
p. 108: Local Maps

STYLE
p. 80: Shopping - take home a local treasure
p. 88: Native Arts - priceless tradition

ADVENTURE
p. 30: Things To Do - plan your adventure
p. 36: Backcountry Adventures - adrenaline pumping fun
p. 46: Winter Wonderland - off the slope adventures
p. 52: Lost & Found - the call of the brave

CALENDAR
p. 106: Whistler Events - what's happening during your stay

SAFETY
p. 86: Cougars - what you need to know if you encounter this local resident

Whistler Village and Resort Planning & Studies

File contains documents and studies from the Resort Municipality of Whistler related to the Whistler Village and resort's planning.

Documents are as follows:

  • Resort Municipality of Whistler Preliminary Overview of Community Facilities Requirements Report, [no date, 1983-84?]
  • Whistler Village Design Guidelines - Whistler Village Land Company, 1980
  • Whistler News and Official Community Plan Update Summary, 1980
  • Whistler Village Reports, 1978-1980
  • Resort Municipality of Whistler Newsletters (RMOW), 1975-1981
  • Folder 1 - "Landscape Changes and the Decision Making Process in the Whistler Mountain Area" Simon Fraser University Master's Thesis, copyright Wilhelm Alexander Hunken, 1969.
  • Folder 2 - 'The Whistler Town Centre' historical summary, 1981
  • Folder 3 - 'Whistler Village Market Study' report, 1978.
  • Folder 4 - 1978 Dollar breakdown spending sheet for the RMOW; 'Whistler Village Land Company: A Development Opportunity' promotional brochure; 'Gondola Area Study: Planning Policies', 1987; RMOW Bylaw no. 704 'A Bylaw to amend the Official Community Plan'
  • Folder 5 - Whistler Resort Profile promotional folder; 'A Study of the Whistler Community Plan', 1975; 'The Whistler Town Centre, 1981; 'A Planning Framework and Development Concept for Squamish/Pemberton Valley Region of BC', 1969; 'Brief to the Public Hearing Zoning Bylaw no. 9', 1976; 'A Resolution by Whistler Town Centre Steering Committee'; 'Comprehensive Development Plan for the Resort Municipality of Whistler: Draft 6', 1988; 'Resort Municipality of Whistler Heritage Plan'
  • Folder 6 - Sketch plans and report for the Whistler Resort Centre.