O, Canada

What's so Canadian about Whistler? Throw on your best plaid and find the answer with us.

The Peoples’ History of Whistler 2: Ski Bums, Marmots & Dual Mountain

In the second of three posts, Feet Banks goes back in time to when skiing on Whistler and Blackcomb mountains was just a twinkle in a skier’s eye.

The Peoples’ History of Whistler 1: Beginnings

As Canada celebrates it’s 150th anniversary this summer, The Insider takes a look at Whistler’s local history in a three part series.

11 Essential Canadian Things to Do In Whistler this Summer

Bring on lake days, alpine hikes and bike rides, it's summer in Whistler – here’s our top Canadian moments to check off for the season.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Whistler: New Music for Canada 150

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra returns to Whistler to add a touch of class to our Canada 150 celebrations this Canada Day.

Change and Growth: Whistler Celebrates National Aboriginal Day June 21

When the summer solstice comes around, it’s time to honour the original locals of the Whistler area with a day of traditional celebrations led by the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations.

Axe Throwing: It’s Like Darts, but More Canadian

Forged Axe Throwing has everything you need for an afternoon of good clean Canadian fun. Plaid shirts optional, but highly recommended.

Hands-on Culture: Learning from the Squamish and Lil’wat People

Weaving and drum-making workshops are more than creative exercises – they are a way to connect with First Nations culture in an intimate setting, with plenty of time for questions.

Canada 150: A Whistler Canadian Checklist for Spring

We’re switching gears and getting ready for the season of spring in Whistler – here’s our top Canadian moments to check off for the season.

Out of the Wilderness: Canadiana Man Speaks

Canadiana Man has been sighted in the forests around Whistler and The Insider set out on snowshoes to interview the elusive, bearded gentleman.

Guided Whistler Backcountry Tours with Extremely Canadian

Beyond the resort boundaries there's endless terrain - and local guides ready to share their knowledge and keep you safe.

Whistler Famous: David McColm

See the stars come alive as David McColm’s iconic images transport you to the Whistler alpine.
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