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Massive outdoor Shipyards skating rink opens Thursday in North Vancouver

Massive outdoor Shipyards skating rink opens Thursday in North Vancouver

Free public skating kicks off Dec. 19 at noon at this epic new outdoor rink
Hit the slopes with hundreds of Santas at Whistler Blackcomb

Hit the slopes with hundreds of Santas at Whistler Blackcomb

After fears that Dress Like Santa Day was going on hiatus, the long-running event was reinstated.
Guardians of the mountains: Meet the people saving lives on Whistler slopes

Guardians of the mountains: Meet the people saving lives on Whistler slopes

Six outdoor ice skating rinks in and around Vancouver to check out this winter

Six outdoor ice skating rinks in and around Vancouver to check out this winter

Here's how Grouse Mountain brought snow-making to B.C.

Here's how Grouse Mountain brought snow-making to B.C.

In 1973, Grouse installed the first snow-making system in British Columbia, and it's been a big part of their operations since then.
Here's what you need to do if you want to cut down a Christmas tree in B.C.

Here's what you need to do if you want to cut down a Christmas tree in B.C.

If you’d like to go out into the forest and find your perfect Christmas tree, you’ll need to get a permit first.
Whistler Blackcomb unveils new ticket-purchasing device to help cut down lines

Whistler Blackcomb unveils new ticket-purchasing device to help cut down lines

All three of Whistler Blackcomb's mountain bases will be equipped this winter with a new mobile device aimed at streamlining lift ticket purchasing and redeeming to cut down on wait times.
Study finds microplastics in all remote Arctic beluga whales tested

Study finds microplastics in all remote Arctic beluga whales tested

A pioneering study of seven belugas in Canada's remote Arctic waters has found microplastics in the innards of every single whale.
B.C. man hopes to be first Canadian to win entry to epic 300km polar expedition

B.C. man hopes to be first Canadian to win entry to epic 300km polar expedition

Squamish's Dan Van Drunen has applied for the Fjallraven Polar, a 300-kilometre expedition through the Scandinavian Arctic — on dog sleds.
B.C. must double power output to meet future electric car demand

B.C. must double power output to meet future electric car demand

B.C. needs to double its production of electricity to meet forecast load demands from electric vehicles, according to a new study.