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Bill Barratt Fonds

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  • Fonds
  • 2002-2010

Planning booklets from the Resort Municipality of Whistler including Five-Year Financial Plans from the Resort Municipality of Whistler and 2010 Olympic Winter Games framework summaries, reports, and budgets.

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

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

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.

Living the Dream

The Living the Dream 2010 Winter Games Post-Games Report from the Resort Municipality of Whistler released in June 2010.

The booklet includes chapters entitled:
Living the Dream (an introduction)
Strategic Objective: Preparing for Extraordinary Games
Strategic Objective: Maximize 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
Whistler's Lasting Legacies
Investing in the Dream
2010 Winter Games Budget 2008-2010
Looking Forward
2010 Winter Games by Numbers

The manual focuses on the successes of the games and especially the things that went right along the way.

Manuals

Planning booklets from the Resort Municipality of Whistler which include: Five-Year Financial Plan 2011-2015, Five-Year Financial Plan 2009-2014, Delivering the Dream 2010 Winter Games Strategic Framework Summary, Living the Dream 2010 Winter Games Post-Games Report, Investing in the Dream 2010 Winter Games Budget, and Whistler 2002: Charting a Course for the Future.

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.

Photographs

Photographs taken by the Resort Municipality of Whistler at various events held in Whistler, including but not limited to: the Ross Rebagliati Welcome Home Party, BC Tel Duathlon, Attitude at Altitude BMX event, Point Grey Classic Triathlon, the construction and grand opening of the playground at Alpha Lake Park, and the construction of Ted Nebbeling Bridge in Whistler Village.

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

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.

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