Monthly Archives: October 2010

A spooky Halloween story

For our Halloween feature this week, Pique Newsmagazine penned a series of scary stories. My contribution focuses on a haunted house… but there’s a twist. Happy Halloween! — House on Kaden Hill By Jesse Ferreras, Pique Newsmagazine October 28, 2010 … Continue reading

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Whistler Blackcomb IPO drawing brokers’ warnings

The story is a little bit late coming now, given the Globe broke this morning that Whistler Blackcomb’s share price has been dropped to between $12.50 and $13 a share. Nevertheless, it’s worth noting that brokers are recommending that their … Continue reading

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Weston defends Conservative record on tourism

At the suggestion of my editor, I interviewed West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky MP John Weston on Saturday and asked why the federal government is putting up so many barriers to tourism. Among other things he mentioned the requirement that … Continue reading

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Windfall counters hot air

Yet another story I did for the North Shore News as part of its coverage of the Vancouver International Film Festival. I saw this film over Thanksgiving weekend. Aesthetically, it’s one of the prettiest documentaries I’ve ever seen, and it … Continue reading

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Squamish Nation developments to finance new reserve land

Much is written about the Squamish Nation, the ambitious First Nation whose territory stretches from Kitsilano all the way to where it overlaps with Lil’wat traditional territory near Whistler. We hear much about different developments the Nation is taking on, … Continue reading

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Calling out Whistler’s next mayor

With 13 months to go before the next municipal elections in B.C., it’s certainly not too early to speculate. That’s precisely what I did with my column this week, comparing Whistler’s anger at its government to the vitriol that Torontonians … Continue reading

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Whistler Blackcomb going for $14 to $15 a share

A Pique exclusive. It’s been well reported that Whistler Blackcomb is being taken public. It was also reported before now that underwriters are looking to recover $300 million out of the IPO. What wasn’t reported before now is precisely how … Continue reading

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