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Destination BC Activates Vancouver, Coast & Mountains Tourism Resiliency Program

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In the midst of this global pandemic, our province is adjusting to a new normal, and we know that the immediate impacts of COVID-19 are being felt by tourism businesses across British Columbia. As entrepreneurs try to figure out their own unique path forward, tourism businesses in BC identified the need for support to help…

COMMUNITIES ASK VISITORS NOT TO COME DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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COMMUNITIES IN SQUAMISH-LILLOOET REGIONAL DISTRICT ASK VISITORS NOT TO COME DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC As the Easter long weekend approaches, communities from Squamish to Lillooet are asking visitors to follow the advice of the provincial health officer and avoid non-essential travel which means not visiting Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Lillooet and the recreation areas in the Squamish-Lillooet…

Raven Backcountry Festival Contributes to the Lisa Korthals Memorial Bursary

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The Inaugural Raven Backcountry Festival raises $16,000 for the Lisa Korthals Memorial Bursary On February 7 & 8, 2020 Tourism Pemberton hosted the inaugural Raven Backcountry Festival in Pemberton presented by The Pemberton Valley Lodge. Over the course of the weekend the new festival raised $16,000 to support the Lisa Korthals Memorial Bursary. “We are…

Official Cheque Presentation at Pemberton Creek Community Garden

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Tourism Pemberton President, Mark Mendonca, officially handed over the Slow Food Cycle Sunday donation to Liz Mermaas, Pemberton Creek Community Garden Liaison and Sarah Jones, Stewardship Pemberton Executive Director today. Liz and Sarah talked about how the Community Garden has expanded to include 75 plots one of which belongs to the Pemberton Food Bank –…

SLOW FOOD CYCLE SUNDAY MAKES DONATION TO PEMBERTON COMMUNITY GARDEN

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Pemberton, BC – Tourism Pemberton, producers of the Slow Food Cycle Sunday, are pleased to be supporting the Pemberton Creek Community Garden with a donation. The Community Garden is managed by Stewardship Pemberton Society. Partial proceeds from the 2019 Slow Food Cycle Sunday event were earmarked for donation to a community group and/or program with…

2019 Whistler Writers Festival

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October 17 – 20, 2019 Now in its eighteenth year, the Whistler Writers Festival takes place October 17-20 and brings together the very best Canadian and international authors for a weekend packed with readings, workshops, speaker panels, spoken word events, music and more. Tickets are on sale now. To view the program guide and for more…

The Meadows at Pemberton 35th Anniversary Party & Benefit Concert

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September 14, 2019 2:00pm – 10:00pm 1730 Airport Road, Pemberton BC $45.00 Please join us on September 14th 2019 to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of The Meadows at Pemberton which opened its doors in 1984. Tickets can be booked online at EventBrite. SCHEDULE: Doors Open for Check in at 2:00pm Steep Creek – 4:00p. Marble…

2019 Canadian Paragliding Nationals

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JULY 20-27, 2019 The Canadian Paragliding Nationals come to Pemberton, BC! This is a National ‘A’ competition for the purpose of Canadian ranking and FAI category 2 sanctioned to qualify for Canadian NTSS points.  Our primary goal is to promote competition in the sport, and bringing together pilots of all skill levels in a safe,…

15th Annual Slow Food Cycle Sunday – August 18, 2019

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A Celebration of Food, Farmers and the Joys of Biking! Slow Food Cycle Sunday presented by Pemberton Valley Supermarket is an opportunity to connect — town folk and city folk, consumers with their food, people with the land. The future of food is local! Slow Food Cycle Sunday is a 40 kilometer / 25 mile…