As the debate on niqab rages in the country, we talk to Squamish Muslims to know what niqab means in their home countries. Niqab is not compulsory in Islam. It is a cultural phenomenon that varies from country to country.
Liberal candidate Pam Goldsmith-Jones knows how to turn cynical politics into radical policy. She can learn even from a sales job and sexist comments hurled at her.
Conservative candidate John Weston says service to community and country is deeply rooted in his family history.
Working on the farm during his childhood in the prairies, Larry Koopman of NDP saw in daily practice the ideals of social justice and direct community action.
The maverick Ken Melamed of Green Party was the only Whistler councillor to oppose the hosting of the Olympics
Despite health issues that limit her mobility, Susan Magnuson has been part of the food drive for the last four years for the sheer joy of it.
In the early 1950s, when the community decided to build its own hospital, the biggest challenge was to raise funds. How people came together in a rare cooperative spirit and accomplished the task can be a valuable lesson for today’s Squamish.
After incinerating fire and black rain came years of scarcity and disease. Sachi Rummel, now a Squamish resident, survived it all.