Featuring a non-stop series of free outdoor concerts, innovative pro fashion, photography and film competitions and industry parties, World Ski & Snowboard Festival takes Whistler by storm each April. And after sampling the opening weekend of this year's edition, I can safely say that this 10-day party is well worth attending -- even if you don't know a half pipe from a drain pipe.
As our population increases and fuel costs rise, how can we continue to take land out of the Agricultural Land Reserve? The demand for locally grown food is on the rise. Farmers are searching for innovative ways to grow and market their goods here in British Columbia, especially in Vancouver. If we fail to protect land in coastal communities as well as in the Interior, we will see the end of an era of agriculture.