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"Sword of the Lord"

Video is a National Film Board of Canada documentary about Olympic ski racer and Crazy Canucks member 'Jungle' Jim Hunter. Official NFB summary: "This documentary records the extraordinary determination of Jungle Jim Hunter to be the best ski racer in the world. We witness his gruelling exercise routines, pre-race tensions, trials and deep religious faith of this dedicated athlete."

Walker, Giles

2004 Negatives [3]

Photographs of the museum's opening on February 13, 2004, a tour on Blackcomb and Lost Lake on February 26, 2004, and the Whistler Chamber '6 years to go' until the 2010 Olympics cake cutting in 2004, with Rob Boyd and Claire Ogilvie in the foreground.

Alta Lake Community Club Minutebook 1951-1983

Minutebook for meetings of the Alta Lake Community Club from 1951-1985. Subjects discussed include holiday parties and dances, the purchasing of a projector, hosting films, Girl Guides and Cubs, memorial benches, the purchasing of a snowplow, logging, moving the Alta Lake School flagpole, fire safety, postal service, roads, Robbie Burns Night, fishing derbies, art lessons, theatre, Myrtle Philip's birthday, the Squamish Youth Choral, Blackcomb Ski Club, Rainbow Mountain ski hill, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, TV's coming to the Whistler valley, building the Whistler Mountain Ski Club building, the formation of a ski club, the Mountain Rescue Group, Mount Whistler Lodge, Alta Lake Ratepayers Association, building a new school, physical education classes on the mountain, Cypress Lodge, donation to the Garibaldi Olympic Development Association, Highland Lodge, the Logger's Sports Day Parade, seasons passes for children, square-dancing, and badminton.

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.

B.C. Motorist Magazine, January-February 1967

The January-February 1967 (Vol. 6, No. 1) issue of B.C. Motorist Magazine published by B.C. Automobile Association containing the following articles:
"Teenage Drivers"
"Whistler - Hottest Ski Area in Canada"
"The Driving Lesson"
"Electric Autos Coming Back?"
"New Life for Old Totems"
"Fasten Your Seat Belts, Please!"
"Lake Country and Ghost Towns"
"Fishermen and Fish - The West Coast Troller"
"A Walk to Siwash Rock"
"Campbell River Loves the Sea"
"A Man and His Fossil Mountain"
Cliff Fenner used tabs on cover page and on pages 4 and 6 to indicate his photographs used in the magazine. These photographs are of Black Tusk, construction of the village in Whistler, and Dag Aabye (ski acrobat) on Whistler Mountain.

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.

Brusset Fonds

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  • Fonds
  • c. 1970

Photographs related Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's visit to Whistler Mountain and 1 letter from Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau related to Vancouver-Garibaldi's prospective 1976 Olympic bid.

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