Tag Archives: Whistler

What to discuss with the Premier and Minister of Municipal Affairs

The Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) will be holding its 2022 convention in Whistler on September 12 -16. Local governments traditionally seek interviews with high level provincial officials. The interviews can be up to 15 minutes long and cover up to 3 topics. The SRD chose their topics at the Wednesday June 15 Board meeting.

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Hot housing fuels labour shortage in Powell River


qathet Living
, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

With few –and increasingly expensive – housing options in qathet, it’s little wonder a labor shortage has intensified in recent months.

Throughout the past couple of years, businesses all around town have reported struggling to find staff. The list of job postings continues to grow. March 2022 had 181 jobs posted via Work BC.

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B.C. First Nations Announce Plans To Make Olympic Bid For 2030 Winter Games

By Jake Cardinal, Alberta Native News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

(ANNews) – Four B.C. First Nations have announced their plans to make the first ever Indigenous-led bid for the Olympic Games.

The First Nations of Lil’wat, Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh have announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the mayors of Vancouver and Whistler to explore the possibility of bringing the games to the coast.

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