I was interviewed for this story last week about illegal dumping in the Sea to Sky Corridor. I recently created the Sea to Sky Illegal Garbage Dumping Map using Google Maps to help identify places in where garbage has been dumped. It’s absolutly crazy how much is out there. Here are some pictures of one of the…

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Startups and Small businesses are not the same thing. They do share many similarities but there is a difference.  The biggest difference between these two company types is in their main objectives. Small businesses are driven by profitability and stable long-term value, while startups are focused on top end revenue and growth potential. Steve Blank is…

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I read an article in the Chief a few months ago about the skate park under the Quest university bridge where Stuntwood owner Mike Quesnel said this about Squamish. “This is our playground. We really should be focusing on that playground mentality and doing everything we can to make this a better recreational area.” I…

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I love maps. I love how I can explore remote areas of my town and other parts of the world. Google is in the process of revamping it’s Google Maps app for the desktop. There is a new search box and the entire map is now interactive. Clicking anywhere will focus the map on that…

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***Updates at the bottom of the post I was walking downtown yesterday past the BCIT campus on Seymour  and I choked on a giant cloud of cigarette smoke billowing from the dozens of students smoking on the sidewalk right between two signs like this. Not only were they not 6 meters away from the doors,…

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With a growing family, the time has come that we buy something a little bigger. Our Toyota Camry’s a great commuter car but not so great for camping, snowboarding, kite boarding and our many adventures into the BC back country. We both knew there was no Dodge Mini Van in our future. We just didn’t…

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