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Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Golden (BC), Canada – Famed British Olympic ski jumper, Eddie the Eagle, will be in Golden beginning tomorrow through March 4 to meet and ski with fans.  Kicking Horse Powder Tours has organized a number of events for the week, including four opportunities to ski with Eddie, a dinner and talk at the Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, and two … Continue reading Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Quebec Ski Areas Join Forces to Urge Changes in Electricity Rates

Montreal (QC), Canada – As part of Québec’s Régie de l’énergie’s hearings on energy pricing practices, the Association of Quebec ski resorts (ASSQ) called for a simplification the price plan, a review of billing practices and a relaxation of the conditions of service. “Over the years, the Québec electricity pricing system has risen and walked away from … Continue reading Quebec Ski Areas Join Forces to Urge Changes in Electricity Rates

74-Year-Old Woman Dies After Skiing Accident

Collingwood (ON), Canada – A 74-year-old woman has died in a hospital following a skiing accident at Craigleith Ski Club in Collingwood on Sunday. Provincial police have identified the victim as Betty Tkachuk of Collingwood. They have released very few details surrounding the incident, other than that they do not consider the death suspicious. Tkachuk’s death results … Continue reading 74-Year-Old Woman Dies After Skiing Accident

Sun Peaks is B.C.’s Fastest Growing Town

Sun Peaks (BC), Canada – The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality, home to Sun Peaks ski resort in the B.C. interior, reported the largest growth of all incorporated municipalities and cities in British Columbia with a 66% population increase, according to recently released Canada Census information. On February 6, Statistics Canada released the Canadian Census results … Continue reading Sun Peaks is B.C.’s Fastest Growing Town

Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Denver, CO – Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., the owner or operator of six ski resorts across North America as well as other businesses, has reported results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2016. The company’s net loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 at Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado, Stratton Mountain in … Continue reading Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Marino and Toutant Shine at Quebec Slopestyle World Cup

Stoneham (QC), Canada – America’s Julia Marino and host country favorite Sebastien Toutant claimed victory in the penultimate slopestyle World Cup event of the 2016-17 season, which was staged at Stoneham Mountain Resort on SUnday as part of the 2017 Jamboree presented by Vidéotron Mobile. Facing flat light and some challenging conditions, Marino — who placed second … Continue reading Marino and Toutant Shine at Quebec Slopestyle World Cup

Heli-Skier Dies in B.C. Tree Well

Revelstoke (BC), Canada – A German tourist died on Friday after falling into a tree well while heli-skiing in British Columbia. The Revelstoke Detachment of the RCMP reports that the incident occurred in the Albert Canyon area east of Revelstoke. The 60-year-man was skiing with a heli-ski tour group in the area for the preceding few days. The group … Continue reading Heli-Skier Dies in B.C. Tree Well