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Crush Gala Grand Tasting

Wine, cheese and infrared cooked steak bites at Cornucopia's CRUSH Gala Grand Tasting

This year's CRUSH Gala lived up to its expectations, boasting a wide variety of quality wines and new vintage releases.

Looking for Lady Luck at Cornucopia's High Rollers

Some dressed the part, while same played the part at Cornucopia's first ever High Rollers event last Friday held at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.
Dave the DJ

Nothing screams House Party like an endless supply of alcohol, a DJ and a backyard BBQ

Saying an event is one of the the hottest events of the year is a bold statement. Still, that's what the organizing team at Cornucopia claimed House Party would be.
The Best of the VINOS

A series of comedic wine films at Best of the Vinos

Awkward first dates, kilts and goats, sipping wine on the toilet and a hostage situation were the focus in a few of the 20 submissions in this year's event.

BC woman running equivalent of 29 marathons to stop Enbridge pipeline

Kim Slater hopped in her Delica vehicle sputtering vegetable oil and drove towards the Alberta border. The next morning, she put on her running shoes, breathed in the mountain air and hit the...

The Christmas Carol Project brings modern twist to Dickens classic

Folk musicians and a storyteller deliver a modernized twist on the Charles Dickens classic.

More than 500 dogs seized from Quebec puppy mill in shocking case of animal abuse

In a case of animal cruelty echoing that of the sled dog culling in Whistler last year, a disturbing case of large-scale animal abuse has been uncovered in Quebec.  The Canadian Press...

Vancouver rioters feel the burn after outing on social media

When professional biker Alex Prochazka, aka Alex Pro, stuck his tongue out and posed in front of a car during the Vancouver riots, his career burned up as fast as the car behind him. 

SPCA pulls remains of 52 sled dogs from B.C. grave, investigation continues

Officials say dig has provided new information into alleged slaughter.

International experts to exhume bodies of 100 sled dogs culled in Whistler

Excavation expected to cost $225,000, will gather evidence needed to pursue animal cruelty charges.