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Consumer Protection BC Contest

Consumer Protection BC Contest

Share your best summer travel photo for a chance to win1 of 3 prize packs including a Canon HD Rebel T3! Second prize is aSamsung digital camera and third prize is a Toshiba portable DVDplayer.

Aloha Whistler is a member of the Consumer ProtectionAgency BCConsumer ProtectionBC (CPBC) promotes a fair marketplace for BC consumers andbusinesses. [License Number: 52170]

CPBC was established in 2004 as a not-for-profit corporation tostrengthen consumer protection in BC. They operate using a costrecovery model and are the only organization of its kind inCanada.

We are pleased to announce that Consumer Protection BChave just launched a travel-themed contest on their Facebook page.

Once you have submitted your best summer travel photo, get yourfriends to vote once a day!  The top ten entries for the mostvotes qualify for prizes.

Click here to enter thecompetition.

The contest closes on September 16, 2011 at 4 p.m PT

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Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Aloha News | Permalink

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RBC GranFondo Whistler Weekend

RBC GranFondo Whistler Weekend

The second RBC GranFondo Whistler will be taking placeon Saturday September 10th. This epic 122 kmbike ride from Vancouver to Whistler will bring more than 7,000riders plus their families and fans to Whistler and the area.

This is going to be an incredible weekend in Whistlerwith lots happening, including a free performance by54-40! As part of the Whistler Presents summer concertseries there will be free concerts and entertainment at theWhistler Olympic Plaza to celebrate the GranFondo weekend!

Friday evening live music and outdoormovie

On Friday September 9th at 6.30pm head overto the Whistler Olympic Plaza to see the electro funk tunes ofVictoria’s Kuba Oms. After the free show there will be ascreening of the family-friendly film, BreakingAway, at 7:30 p.m.  Make sure you bring a blanketand sweater to watch this charming film.  This Academy Awardwinner (1979, Screenplay) cycles high on comedy as four friendscome to terms with life after high school. When top-notch cyclistDave (Dennis Christopher) learns that the world’s bicyclingchampions are always Italian, he attempts to turn himself into anItalian, driving his parents (Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley) crazy.But everything changes after he meets the Italian racing team-anencounter that ultimately leads him and his friends (Dennis Quaid,Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley) to challenge the local collegeboys in the town’s annual bike race.

During the day on Saturday if you are not participatingin the GranFondo, make sure you cheer and congratulate the7000 plus riders as they end their epic bike journey in WhistlerVillage.  The finish line is the best place for spectators toview the RBC GranFondo Whistler.

Free performance by 54-40 on Saturday

On Saturday evening 54-40 will be performing at 7 pm onthe stage at the Whistler Olympic Plaza.  Theselegendary Vancouver rockers will be playing all their hits. Theyare one of Canada’s all-time favourite bands and their hits includeBaby Ran, She La, Casual Viewin’, One Gun, Ocean Pearl, Love YouAll, and Music Man.

This is going to be a great weekend and a great excuseto stay the whole weekend in Whistler whether you are a fan orparticipant.

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Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Resort Information, Whistler Events, Resort News | Permalink

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Cornucopia

Cornucopia 2011Cornucopia is Whistler’sCelebration of Wine and Food. This incredible event takesplace over the November long weekend from the 10th to13th.  Over the four days you can take part in anumber of events, including seminars hosted by renowned industryprofessionals.  This is the perfect opportunity to combineyour passion for incredible wines with an interactive andinformative tasting environment.  As well as the great line upof seminars you can experience gala tasting events, winemaker’sdinners and famous after-parties.  Cornucopia is nowrecognised as the “West Coast’s premier resort-based epicureanextravaganza”.

The CRUSH Gala Tasting held on the Friday and Saturdayevening at the Whistler Conference Centre is the flagship tastingevent of Cornucopia.  This is the one event you donot want to miss during the Cornucopia weekend.  This is agreat event suitable for everyone, whether you are an experiencedgourmet or just appreciate a glass of wine.  Enjoy the vibrantatmosphere whilst you sip, sample and savour your way throughdozens of wineries from all over the world.

After the CRUSH Gala tastings there will be the infamousAfter Parties! Details have yet to be announced, so checkback later when all will be revealed.

Other highlights of the weekend include the HouseParty on Thursday evening at the Whistler ConferenceCentre.  This is a new hot event of the year, House Partycombines live music with local foods and domestic wines.

Day time events include the Viking Stage Seriestastings, Chef’s Trip to the Farm, Chef’s Table Luncheonand number of seminars.

For a complete schedule of daily events, times and ticket costs,please or visit the Cornucopia Website.

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Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Whistler Events, Resort News | Permalink

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Free Whistler Concerts – August 2011

Free Whistler Concerts - August 2011

Whistler Presents“Whistler Presents” is a series of FREEconcerts featuring some of Canada’s top musicalperformers. Concerts take place at the Olympic Plaza on weekendsthrough August.

2011 ‘Whistler Presents’ Concert Series Schedule

Here is the line up including musicians, performance dates andtimes.

Click on any of the links above to view more details about eachconcert.

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Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2011 | Comments (0) | Category: Whistler Events | Permalink

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