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Does Whistler Follow Their Own Covenant?

Recent blogs have focused on the Phase 2 covenant in Whistler, and how in our case a manager is using the covenant to shield incredibly aggressive behavior. While individual Whistler government officials have at times has seemed quite sympathetic to the situation, their public comments have steadfastly maintained “this is not our problem, this is a dispute between private parties.”… [read more]

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With Power Comes Responsibility

Let’s acknowledge this: public service is often difficult, thankless work.   And from what we can tell, like many resort towns, Whistler has its share of disputes.  So we can appreciate as a general matter that City officials might not want to wade into controversy. But amidst this impulse to avoid making decisions, something very important is being lost. As regular… [read more]

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Another Phase 2 Headache – Tax

Whether you are a local investor or live abroad and simply want to own a piece of real estate in Whistler, you have to pay tax. Owning property, as is usual, requires that you adhere to the local regulations pay strata fees, maintenance fees, Tourism Whistler fees and, of course, income tax. At best, this requires some organization and administration… [read more]

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