In last week’s story, “Funding secured for Sea to Sky Highway
upgrades through Whistler”, the reporter made several errors.
Committee have not reached a decision whether a third lane would be added to
the highway, although it has been discussed as a possibility. However, the
Resort Municipality of Whistler says that the project is not related to the
As well, the possibility of connecting the athletes’ village to
Spring Creek is still being discussed and no final decision has been made.
In addition, the highway work is not directly related to
Whistler 2020 planning, but was identified in the Whistler Resort
Transportation Study in 2003, which has been used as a basis for Whistler 2020.
As well, the only times considered for highway closures are
from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday, and no closures are
anticipated until late April, 2009. Municipal transit will not be affected this
fall or winter, but may be impacted when closures go into effect in the spring.
In a story about a Pemberton subdivision in the Oct. 2 paper, it was incorrectly reported that the Tiyata neighbourhood will have 1,010 units composed of village homes, townhomes and condos. In fact, there will be 101 units.
In response to last week’s article “More details released about
Celebration Plaza”, the Vancouver Organizing Committee would like to clarify
that specific details of the 2010 Winter Games programming at Whistler
Olympic/Paralympic Plaza are yet to be determined. Those details and related
costs to access the plaza will be made available as soon as the operational
planning for the plaza is completed.