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Whitefoot Wabbits Tier 1 Big White inter-commercial league mixed hockey team will be having try outs from 2:30 to 3PM today at the rink.

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Big White Community Summer Camp

Big White Community Summer Camp

Big White Community School Parents advisory Council has established a fun summer camp for all 2014 eligible BWCS kids.

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Software Engineer (JOB POST)

The Senior Software Engineer will design, implement and maintain the architecture, infrastructure and software for a large scale high available Electronic Health Record (EMR) using VistA and open source software. He will maintain, optimize and enhance the current billing platform and satellite Plone/Zope applications. Besides being able to self-manage, he is someone who has experience leading a team.

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Grants

Grants

In 2011 taxpayers in Big White paid $59,000 for "grant in aid" a community based regional tax (see tax summaries at ). Only $5000 of this was returned to Big White. This ratio of 10% return has been typical since Mr. Baird began representing Big White over a decade ago. Coupled with provincial funding, this could have capitalized to millions dollars in worthwhile projects for benefit of Big White residents and tax payers.

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http://mybigwhite.com/government/provincial/health/big-white-needs-a-diagnostic-and-treatment-center

http://mybigwhite.com/government/provincial/health/big-white-needs-a-diagnostic-and-treatment-center

The Whitefoot Clinic can now take digital x-rays. This will allow them to treat most injuries locally. Patients will also be given images with other physicians all over the world for second opinions or further treatment.

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Ice Rink Proposal

Ice Rink Proposal

The RDKB has commissioned a feasibility study to consider economic and social implications for a mixed use recreation facility at Big White. This is a brief outline of discussions during an informal meeting with Joe (MMM consultants) and Brian (Operations Manager RDKB) on June 21, 2011. Also present were Jeremy Hopkinson (VP Outdoor Operations Big White), John Mooney and Mike Figurski.

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Bigger, Better Globe Cafe and Tapas

Bigger, Better Globe Cafe and Tapas

The Globe Cafe and Tapas has expanded. Come enjoy superb coffee, delectable tapas and the warming atmosphere in the newly renovated Globe at Big White! With a fortnightly trivia comp, weekly drinks specials and Guinness on tap on St Paddy's Day, why would you go anywhere else? Book now (250) 765-1501

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How To Write a Press Release

How To Write a Press Release

"When done correctly, a good press release will grab a reporter's attention and force their curiosity to want to learn more about your announcement ... "

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Child Tax Credit Information

Child Tax Credit Information

The children's fitness tax credit lets parents claim up to $500 per year for eligible fitness expenses paid for each child who is under 16 years of age at the beginning of the year in which the expenses are paid.

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Whitefoot

Whitefoot

Information on the Whitefoot Lodge at Big White, BC, Canada.

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TURTLE

Quin's First Picture (age 3).

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2009 Flu Vaccine

All 3 components of the 2008/2009 vaccine have changed from the previous year. It is an inactivated (it does not cause infection) vaccine.

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Proprioception

Proprioception

Study shows 85% reduction in ankle sprain recurrence with off season proprioceptive training.

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FREE MOUNTAIN TOURS with the SNOWHOST PROGRAM

If you are not familiar with Big White’s downhill terrain, the mountain offers a complimentary, stress free way to see the mountain with our friendly Snow Hosts. We offer these group tours based on the different ability or comfort levels that people like to ski in Big White’s conditions.

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Media Statement from Big White Ski Resort – Parachute Bowl Avalanche Incident

Media Statement from Big White Ski Resort – Parachute Bowl Avalanche Incident

Shortly before 11:00 am on Sunday, January 6th, 2008, an avalanche occurred at Big White Ski Resort at an in-bounds area known as the Parachute Bowl, which is serviced by the Cliff double chairlift . . .

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Tips to help Survive an avalanche

Tips to help Survive an avalanche

Being in an avalanche has been compared to standing on a carpet and suddenly having it ripped out from under you. It's an apt metaphor, except in an avalanche the carpet can weigh hundreds of thousands of tons and can travel at well over 100 miles per hour, destroying everything in its path. Around the world, avalanches are responsible for an average of nearly 150 deaths per year. If you're unfortunate enough to be caught in an avalanche, here's what you can do to increase your chances of survival.

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Want Free Internet ?

Want Free Internet ?

Whitefoot Clinic is now offering free surfing. All you have to do is become a reporter on the mybigwhite.com website and start posting news and contributing on a weekly basis. Call 317-0570 for details.

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Dont be left in the snow, your Lease has Power.

Dont be left in the snow, your Lease has Power.

Every year Big White Mountain has a massive influx of tourists hoping to enjoy the ski season for the 4-5 months of winter. When the masses arrive to Big White, their first priority is to find short term rental accommodation. Due to this high demand on real estate, apartment and condo owners have a 100% (or close to) success rate of renting out their property for the season.Owners (or landlords on behalf of the owners) and renters will be both asked to sign a lease detailing the significant dates of the lease and specific conditions to renting out the property.

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Editorial;  Does Bill Baird Adequately Represent the Residents of Big White?

Editorial; Does Bill Baird Adequately Represent the Residents of Big White?

"Big White lies within the boundaries of Area E of the RDKB but because of the development's distinctive characteristics many services the Regional District provides to residents are unique to the resort." (from RDKB Website). Many Big White residents agree, and think its time the community had local representation. Bill Baird should agree to community requests for "Community Governance Feasibility Study" (see below).

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IHA Gouges Non-Residents

IHA Gouges Non-Residents

BC"S Medical Services Plan (MSP) and the Interior Health Authority (IHA) have raised the Basic Emergency Department Visit fee from $400 to $500 effective Dec. 1, 2007. This does not include Ambulance Fees (now $530 from Big White to Kelowna General Hospital), physician fees (now $220), basic lab fees (minimum $196), or medications/braces. Now, an uncomplicated injury (i.e. ankle sprain with normal X-rays) will cost over $1500 by ambulance; over $1000 by private vehicle.

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