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08 OPENING REMARKS Are you ready to evacuate? This month, we will learn more about how the resort would respond to an emergency that requires all of us to flee our homes.

10 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR We have our First Nations neighbours to thank for the fourpercentage-point increase in protected areas through the Sea-to-Sky Land and Resource Management Plan.

13 PIQUE’N YER INTEREST Is it time to expand Whistler’s food-truck offerings? It’s clear the appetite for food trucks is there, but it is up to the municipality to decide whether to satiate it or not.

94 MAXED OUT The season that was. A tricky year to describe, it was all about weather and

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mountain operations.

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Environment & Adventure


30 ECOLOGIC Lost amidst the miasma of recriminations around the SNC Lavalin affair were two key

Arts & Entertainment Editor ALYSSA NOEL

31 THE OUTSIDER Navigating unfamiliar terrain halfway across the world in the stormy weather would

things Canadians shouldn’t have missed, says columnist Leslie Anthony.


normally have columnist Vince Shuley retreating into the culinary comfort of a Tyrolean alpine lodge. But not this time.

40 TRAVEL Cruising for Castles on the Danube and Rhine rivers fit the bill for travel writer Karin Leperi, as the cruise took her from Budapest to Amsterdam.

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Lifestyle & Arts

50 VELOCITY PROJECT While I have this body, I will do the things that only an embodied being can do, writes columnist Lisa Richardson.

52 EPICURIOUS Bearfoot Bistro is the only Whistler restaurant to make Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants list. The upscale eatery ranked 59th on annual list voted on by top chefs, food critics and restaurateurs.

56 NOTES FROM THE BACK ROW This week, Feet Banks offers a tribute to director John Singleton and looks back on the impact of his decades in the industry.

58 MUSEUM MUSINGS Delve into the history of the Alpine Lodge, one of three lodges that were located around the Garibaldi Townsite in 1914.

62 PIQUECAL The Con Brio music festival descends upon various venues in Whistler with a variety of band and orchestra music from Thursday until Monday.

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