In the 1980s the Whistler Question began posing a question to three to six people and publishing their responses under “Whistler’s Answers” (not to be confused with the Whistler Answer). Each week, we’ll be sharing one question and the answers given back in 1982. Please note, all names/answers/occupations/neighbourhoods represent information given to the Question at the time of publishing and do not necessarily reflect the person today.
Some context for this week’s question: On November 6, 1982, the Whistler Ratepayers Association sponsored an All Candidates Meeting for the municipal election. At the meeting, one topic that was not discussed was the Whistler Village Land Company, which had had a difficult year.
Question: What did you learn from the All Candidates Meeting?
Drew Meredith – Real Estate Sales – Alta Vista
For all the bad press Whistler has received lately about all the horrible things that are wrong it surprises me that no issues were addressed. It was the most boring meeting I have ever attended.
Dave Buchan – Real Estate Sales – Mons
I had the distinct feeling that the meeting was censored. The lack of discussion on the land company was noticeable as it is a major issue. I wonder if it would be possible for the mayor to reveal the reasons for this.
Ted Nebbeling – Businessman – Alta Vista
Nothing was said to change my mind about who I’d vote for. There have been rumours that the meeting was censored regarding land company issues but I wanted to hear about the future of Whistler in other areas. All we ever hear about at every other meeting is the land company.