• Get To Know Council Nominees At The All Candidates Meeting

    The candidate pre-survey results are in. Plus, get key info for the 2018 Whistler General Local Government Election.   The Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment (AWARE), Arts Whistler and Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS) have partnered to host an All Candidates meeting on September 26 at Maury Young Arts Centre at 6:00 […]

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  • Final Days to Submit Your Vision For Whistler (Until March 31st)

    Throughout this Spring, staff at the Resort Municipality of Whistler are working to revisit the Official Community Plan for the community and the Community Vision. (Unsure what the difference is between a Vision and an Official Community Plan read our last blog) Since the early 2000’s Whistler’s shared community goals have been outlined in the Whistler […]

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  • Whistler’s Community Vision (& OCP)

    Whistlerites are being invited to participate in processes to revisit our shared ‘Community Vision’ for Whistler’s future and the Official Community Plan (OCP). Revisions of these two key community policies are being talked about collectively, but as policies their remits are different. This blog highlights our understanding of the community engagement process on these policies. As we […]

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  • GROW Community Greenhouse and Gardens 2017 Summary

    With another sold out year in the GROW Greenhouse and Garden program and in AWARE’s second year managing the program, we were excited to take on some much-needed program maintenance and add value to a program that benefits people and nature. In Spring and Fall of 2017, the GROW Greenhouses underwent extensive maintenance to repair […]

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  • Cleanse Your Commute Event Helped Connect Community with Low Footprint Transportation Solutions

    On Monday, June 12th, AWARE Whistler hosted an outdoor social gathering at the Whistler Public Library. The event focused on transportation options that are better for both people and planet. The sun was shining and attendees enjoyed sipping Tality Kombucha’s delicious kombucha mocktails as they discussed Whistler’s wide array of eco-friendly transportation options. The event […]

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  • AWARE Releases Tools to Support Commercial and Multi-family Sectors to Keep Waste Out of Landfill

    Whistler has a shared goal of being a ‘zero waste’ community. Achieving this goal requires commitment from local businesses and residents to build knowledge, infrastructure and processes to ensure waste is continually reduced and that organic and recyclable materials are kept out of the garbage destined for landfill. In June 2017, RMOW staff will update […]

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  • Meet the 2017 Board Director Nominees

    The applications are in and we have some exciting new candidates hoping to join the AWARE Board of Directors.  In 2017 our candidates are: Emma Mostrom I have lived in the area for 4.5 years now and unfortunately noticed how our town is growing a little too fast for the environment to keep up. I […]

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  • Giving Tuesday with AWARE

    A day dedicated to giving back around the world, across Canada and in your own community! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, Giving Tuesday is the opening day of the giving season. #SeatoSkyGives Our story: AWARE, Whistler’s environmental charity strives towards a vision of a knowledgeable community that is engaged and […]

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  • GROW Whistler’s Summer Social Potluck

    Yesterday was a great warm & sunny evening with some of our GROW Whistler folk! The plant based potluck was a great success, all dishes were made with food grown in the garden boxes in Whistler and everyone did a great job reducing waste by bringing all reusable plates, cups and cutlery. Thanks to the […]

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  • Howe Sounds Natural Renaissance at Risk

    In July 2016, Tracey Saxby, co-founder of My Sea to Sky, spoke at AWARE’s Green Talk exploring what the future might hold for Howe Sound. The discussion was held at the Whistler Museum and brought forth some of the major issues and concerns that Sea to Sky residents have regarding the Woodfibre LNG project.  Howe […]

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