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Mortage Rates

January 31st, 2007

Fixed mortgage rates are increasing (although Prime is still at 6% right now). If you are thinking of purchasing in the near future (within 120 days) you can apply for a rate hold now with lower rates than what they are inceasing to. For example, some rates are inceasing from 5.09% to 5.3% for a 5 yr fixed. And 5.45% to 5.6% for a 10 yr fixed.



WB Exceeds All Time Snowfall Record

January 11th, 2007

Whistler Blackcomb Exceeds All Time Snowfall Record


WHISTLER, BC, January 11 2006 – Following the most recent snowstorm that dropped 22 centimetres or 8 inches in 24hrs, snowfall accumulation totals at Whistler Blackcomb have reached record highs. 877 centimetres or 345 inches of snow has fallen in Whistler so far this season, which is the most the resort has seen by this time in Januar ...

Assessed Property values down slightly in 2006

January 7th, 2007

Assessed property values in Whistler and Pemberton and down slightly in 2006. There was a 4 per cent decline in residential properties in Whistler. In Pemberton there was a 8.95 per cent decline in single-family homes. 

In Vancouver and the North Shore assessments were up 10 to 30 per cent. 
In Squamish assessed values increased by 5 to 10 per cent.
The largest declines in Whistler were two-be ...


January 7th, 2007

Amplepath is a new single-family homes community in Squamish. Each lot is approxiamtely 3,000 square feet and the size of homes vary up to a maximun of 1,750 square feet. A daycare centre and coffee shop are planned to be built as part of the community. 

For more information please go to: www.amblepath.com.

Telus Winter Classic - Jan. 26 & 27, 2007

January 7th, 2007

Ross will be participating in the Telus Winter Classic again this year. The Winter Classic benefits the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation. The event is held January 26 & 27, 2007. The event features a ski race, amazing food and wine, an auction and entertainment. 

Here is the summary of events:

Friday, January 26, 2007 

"Ski with a Pro" Day

Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm on Whistler or Blackcomb Mounta ...

Ross filming realty show epsiode in Whistler

January 7th, 2007

Ross Rebagliati will be filming an episode for the realty show "UpRooted" on Friday, January 12th, 2007 in Whistler, British Columbia. The series is produced by JV Productions and is hosted by Rykr and directed by Danielle Kiraly.

Ross doing interview with CanWest on Monday, Jan. 8th, 2007

January 7th, 2007

On Monday, Jan. 8th, 2007 Ross Rebagliati will be doing an interview with Cory Wolfe of CanWest News Service for a Q&A column.

Method European Snowboard Magazine article

January 7th, 2007

Article in Method European Snowboard Magazine Volume 7.2

Page 40


The year was 1998, and snowboarding was making its debut at the winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan. Politically, this was a rocky time in snowboarding. Rival governing bodies FIS and ISF struggled for control of the sport, the IOC were wary of these young troublemakers, and world number one Terje Haakonsen challenged th ...

VANOC updates for 2007

January 7th, 2007

VANOC and its partners are planning events in February and March to celebrate the three-year countdown to the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

VANOC expects to conclude and announce approximately fice new sponsorship agreements in the first quarter of 2007. The Licenseing and Marchandise program will also continue to grow and VANOC anticipates announcing at least seven new licensees e ...

CocaCola TUbe Park on WB

January 7th, 2007

The CocaCola Tube Park is located at BAse II. Take the Excalibur Gondola. free of charge, from the Village or access by car at Lot 8.

Open daily until 8 p.m.
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