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Yes, There IS Poverty in Whistler

Yes, There IS Poverty in Whistler

Posted: February 28, 2019

When faced with a problem to solve – whether it is climate change, racism, or poverty – if you don’t address the root causes, “fix the bridge” then all you are doing is . . .

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Vital Signs Seeks Project Coordinator  Applications/Proposals Due March 15

Vital Signs Seeks Project Coordinator Applications/Proposals Due March 15

Posted: February 20, 2019

Vital Signs is a long-term initiative of the Community Foundation of Whistler meant to generate and expand on a culture of community engagement.

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Thinking Like A Mountain | Ecology-based Thinking

Thinking Like A Mountain | Ecology-based Thinking

Posted: January 25, 2019

An ecosystem is a community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. I use the word community very deliberately because . . .

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Celebrating Community Impact Together

Celebrating Community Impact Together

Posted: November 29, 2018

One person’s story stood out as a sign that Whistler has the strength to be welcoming and inclusive. . .

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Whistler Writers Festival: The Power of Storytelling

Whistler Writers Festival: The Power of Storytelling

Posted: October 23, 2018

Grant Lawrence (Dirty Windshields: The Best and the Worst of the Smugglers Tour Diaries) hosted all-star cast, including musician songster Dustin Bentall, Dave Bidini (Midnight Light: A Personal Journey to the North), the renowned Toronto musician, author, and founding . . .

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Whistler’s Vital Signs: Connect + Engage Report to be released October 1st

Whistler’s Vital Signs: Connect + Engage Report to be released October 1st

Posted: September 28, 2018

The Community Foundation of Whistler’s Vital Signs initiative uses local knowledge to measure the vitality of our community, create conversations and encourage collective action.
We believe that the . . .

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Grant Winner Returns to School in Pursuit of Executive Leadership Certificate

Grant Winner Returns to School in Pursuit of Executive Leadership Certificate

Posted: September 24, 2018

Education helps our community develop knowledge, improve connections and stimulate participation. In 2018, the Community Foundation of Whistler awarded one of Whistler’s hard-working non-profit employees . . .

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Emerald Foundation donates $400k to Meadow Park Sports Centre Stretching Room Expansion

Emerald Foundation donates $400k to Meadow Park Sports Centre Stretching Room Expansion

Posted: August 16, 2018

The Emerald Foundation donors identified a need for more space in the stretching area at Meadow Park Sports Centre. This was put forward to the RMOW to discuss the feasibility of enclosing. . .

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Empowering Community with Knowledge

Empowering Community with Knowledge

Posted: August 08, 2018

The Whistler Non-Profit Network began in 2012. We focused on peer learning but also occasionally brought in a local expert as a guest to share learning in particular areas that affect community organizations. Such as marketing. . .

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Resilient Streets Helps Us Create Important Connections

Resilient Streets Helps Us Create Important Connections

Posted: July 10, 2018

The importance of a strong and healthy community can often be forgotten in the fast-paced lifestyle of today. Whistler is a town with opportunities to build connections, but with improvements in technology and the development of social media, are real connections . . .

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