Whistler

LOOK: Northern Lights Surprise Whistler Ironman Race

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

As hundreds of athletes competed through the evening at the Subaru Ironman race in Whistler on Sunday, photographer David McColm looked up and snapped...

Tesla Spans The Continent

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Business
Capt. Trevor Greene

Tesla Motors, the darling of the electric car world, opened its first Canadian supercharger station in Squamish, B.C. on July 17th. Squamish is between Vancouver and the world-famous ski resort, Whistler. Tesla now has enough charging stations throughout North America to allow Tesla owners to drive from Vancouver to San Diego, from Maine to Miami or from New York to Los Angeles without worrying about battery range.

World's Best Ski Resort Is In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We always knew Whistler was great, and it appears that the rest of the world agrees. The B.C. resort town has been named the best ski resort in the...

Whistler Homeless Live In Cars, On Couches

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Whistler, B.C. is a popular resort with celebrities and the wealthy, so it may be surprising to find out that homeless people struggle to find shelter...

How A Crown Prince Rolls In Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

One of the world's richest — and hottest — royals swung through Vancouver and Whistler this month with an entourage, Instagramming their travels a...

Whistler's World Ski & Snowboard Festival Celebrates Mountain Culture

Mark Sissons | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Mark Sissons

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.

The Sheepdogs Will Be Playing Whistler For Free!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Things are set to get a little more rock n' roll in Whistler over the Victoria Day long weekend thanks to a free performance by The Sheepdogs. The ...

WATCH: Can You Feel The Love Tonight?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's Hakuna Matata for two Whistler, B.C. residents who got engaged following an elaborate flash mob caught on video over the weekend. Filmed on Sa...

Would You Hurl Down Sheets of Ice at 125 Km/H?

Vacay.ca | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

Our guide says we should hold on tight and puff ourselves up like the Incredible Hulk. The more we expand, the less likely we are to fall out. Some of us, though, emulate the Hulk by turning green from the thought of a nauseating ride. Welcome to the Whistler Sliding Centre.

Whistler Hunts Illegal Base Jumper

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A base jumper who forced open the doors of a Whistler ski resort gondola before launching himself out at over 1400 feet may have more than just memori...

LOOK: Beautiful Winter Photos Show Off Whistler

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Art, sport and nature combined in some spectacular images competing in this year's Whistler Blackcomb Arc'teryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge, with a pr...

Whistler For Free?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

MOUNT WASHINGTON, B.C. - A Vancouver Island ski resort that has yet to open due to a lack of snow has found a place for its season pass holders to fin...

Best of Canadian Travel in 2013

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

Except for a couple of sojourns to the Caribbean, I spent the entire year's travels within Canada, exploring its abundance of wonders. Although my trip to Sonora Resort stands at the top, it was far from a singular highlight. Here's my exhaustive list of the best Canadian travel destinations, from resorts to restaurants, of the past year.

LOOK: Vancouver's Wintry Fun

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The weather outside may be frightful, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy yourself. Vancouver has a multitude of fun activities lined up this win...

Sled Dog's Second Chance

CBC | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An Abbotsford, B.C., woman has adopted a former sled dog that once belonged to Robert Fawcett, the man convicted of animal cruelty for the slaughter o...

Former Sled Tour Dogs Need Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Seventeen of the sled tour dogs who survived an infamous 2010 massacre still need homes, says the BC SPCA. The dogs are available at the organizati...

A Royal Weekend Getaway in Whistler

Desi Globetrotter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel
Desi Globetrotter

Snow falling. A palatial suite at the Hilton Whistler. Wood-burning fireplace. Cozy robe and slippers. Balcony doors opening to crisp air and mountain views. A private mansion, multiple course dinners and drinks in abundance awaiting me at Whistler's Cornucopia festival.

LOOK: Olympic Hopefuls Hit Whistler

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

We recently told you that Whistler is opening 13 days early this year, but here's something else to get you stoked on the winter fun you're about to h...

Get Ready!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The ski slopes may be opening early at Whistler, but you won't have to hit those heights to see snow this weekend. According to Environment Canada,...

Overcoming Fear of White-Water Rafting in British Columbia

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

As the guide details how he plans to retrieve each of us when we do fall into the chilly Cheakamus River I am thinking about hanging up my oar and making for higher ground. For you, I undertook my first white-water rafting trip, a two-hour thrill ride that was far safer than anything I expected and gave me a new appreciation for the soft-core adventures Canada offers.

WATCH: B.C.'s Outdoor Adventurers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Whether it's mountains, water, snow, or greenery that gets your heart going, B.C. has something for every kind of outdoors person. To celebrate how...

How to Travel After 40

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Sacha DeVoretz

I continue to be quite content to travel on my own to a town a few hours away or on a long flight around the world. It is always invigorating for me to venture out solo. Now instead of others being shocked by my willingness to travel on my own, there is a look of sympathy when I share with them that I will be going on vacation by myself. I can imagine the thoughts running through their head, "Why would a woman in her early 40s be traveling on her own? Is she newly divorced? She must be lonely."

This Lodge Celebrates Whistler's Calmer Way of Life

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

In a mountain resort town famed for all things big -- big air, big hills, big hotels, big price tags -- Nita Lake Lodge is a contrast to the Whistler most of us know. At Nita Lake Lodge, you'll find quiet, relaxation, and a chance to catch your breath before you take on the slopes or the trails.

Logging Truck Accident Victim Identified

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WHISTLER, B.C. - A motorcyclist has been killed after being struck with logs spilled from an overturned logging truck near Whistler, B.C.RCMP say the ...

Whistler Blackcomb's Downward Slope

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

WHISTLER, B.C. - Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. lost $10.4 million in its latest quarter, down from a year ago as revenue also slipped due to timing...