Media

BC Family Day

December 12, 2014
CWSAA News Release: "CWSAA announces 2015 BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
News Release

February 12, 2014
The Province: "Grouse Mountain's Family Day sparks $5,000 donation to Tim Jones Memorial Fund"
www.theprovince.com/travel/skiguide/Grouse+Mountain+Family+sparks+donation+Jones+Memorial+Fund/9498876/story.html

February 10, 2014
CBC: "Family Day in B.C. gets a fresh dump of snow"
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/family-day-in-b-c-gets-a-fresh-dump-of-snow-1.2530736

February 10, 2014
VanCity Buzz: "BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
www.vancitybuzz.com/events/bc-family-day-ski-promotion/

February 7, 2014
Vancouver Province: "Expect Family Day powder at Whistler Blackcomb, local mountains"
www.theprovince.com/travel/skiguide/Expect+Family+powder+Whistler+Blackcomb+local+mountains/9483426/story.htm

February 7, 2014
Canadian Ski Council: "Half-Price Skiing for BC Residents on BC Family Day, Feb 10"
http://www.skicanada.org/half-price-skiing-bc-residents-bc-family-day-feb-10/

February 6, 2014
Vancouver Sun: "The coolest Top 10 Family-Day activities in B.C."
www.vancouversun.com/travel/skiguide/coolest+Family+activities/9476469/story.html

February 6, 2014
Okanagan Life: "BC's Second Ever Family Day Brings Economic Benefits to Ski Resort"
http://okanaganlife.com/bcs-second-ever-family-day-brings-economic-benefits-ski-resort/

February 3, 2014
Vancouver Sun: "Big White, Kimberley Resort among Top 10 deepest snowpacks in North America"
www.vancouversun.com/travel/skiguide/White+Kimberley+Resort+among+deepest+snowpacks+North/9462675/story.html

January 31, 2014
SnoCountry: "It's BC Family Ski Day Ski Feb. 10; 50 Percent Off For Locals"
www.snocountry.com/snonews/ski-resort-news/resort-events-activities/entry/its-bc-family-ski-day-ski-feb-10-50-percent-off-for-locals

January 26, 2014
On the Snow: "BC Residents get Half Price Lift Tickets on Family Day"
http://www.onthesnow.com/news/a/588570/bc-residents-can-get-half-price-lift-tickets-on-family-day

January 15, 2014
News Release: "RMOW celebrates BC Family Day with a promotion on cross-country skiing, skating, snow shoeing and swimming"
www.whistler.ca/media/news/rmow-celebrates-bc-family-day-promotion-cross-country-skiing-snow-shoeing-skating-and-s-0

January 11, 2014
Kelowna Daily Courier: "Plenty of snow on Okanagan hills"
www.kelownadailycourier.ca/bliss/plenty-of-snow-on-okanagan-hills-11114.html

December 31, 2013
Whistler Question: "Families ski half price at B.C. Family Day"
www.whistlerquestion.com/article/20131231/WHISTLER01/131239997/0/whistler/long-term-weather-forecast-holding

December 20, 2013
CSC SnowOnline News: "Huge discounts for BC Skiers on BC Family Day"
http://www.skicanada.org/huge-discounts-bc-skiers-bc-family-day/

December 19, 2013
Vancouver Sun / Canada.com: "Back again: 2014 B.C. Family Day ski promotion"
www.vancouversun.com/travel/Back+again+2014+Family+promotion/9307007/story.html
http://www.canada.com/travel/Back+again+2014+Family+promotion/9307007/story.html

December 19, 2013
SlopeEdge.net: "CWSAA announces 2014 BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
www.slopeedge.net/news-western-canada/874-cwsaa-announces-2014-bc-family-day-ski-promotion

December 18, 2013
TMTV News: "CWSAA announces 2014 BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
www.tmtv.net/BCTV_BC_family_day_ski_promo_2014_kootenays_news_dec_18_2013.htm

December 18, 2013
News Release: "CWSAA announces 2014 BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
CWSAA_News_Release_re_BC_Family_Day_Ski_Promotion_December_18_2013.pdf

February 20, 2013
TMTV News: "Canada West Ski Areas Association reports results for the BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
www.tmtv.net/BCTV_canada_west_ski_areas_bc_family_day_promo_results_kootenays_news_feb_20_2013.htm

February 16, 2013
Kelowna Daily Courier: "New B.C. holiday gives ski resorts a lift"
www.kelownadailycourier.ca/local-news/new-bc-holiday-gives-ski-resorts-a-lift-21713.html

February 13, 2013
SnoCountry: "BC Family Day Called 'Phenomenally Successful'"
www.snocountry.com/snonews/entry/bcs-family-day-called-phenomenally-successful

February 13, 2013
CTV News: "Business boomed on B.C.'s first Family Day"
http://bc.ctvnews.ca/business-boomed-on-b-c-s-first-family-day-1.1156175

February 13, 2013
The Weather Network: "Hitting the slopes on British Columbia's first-ever Family Day"
www.theweathernetwork.com/news/storm_watch_stories3&stormfile=Hitting_the_slopes_on_British_Columbia_s_first-ever_Family_Day_13_02_2013?ref=ccbox_archive_topstories

February 13, 2013
Vancouver Sun: "Family day huge success at Seymour, Whistler"
www.vancouversun.com/travel/skiguide/Family+huge+success+Seymour+Whistler/7959393/story.html

February 13, 2013
Vancouver Sun: "BC Family day a real hit on the Powder Highway"
http://blogs.vancouversun.com/2013/02/13/bc-family-day-a-real-hit-on-the-powder-highway/

February 13, 2013
News Release: "CWSAA reports results for the BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
CWSAA_News_Release_re_BC_Family_Day_Ski_Promotion_February_13_2013.pdf

February 13, 2013
alluraDirect: "BC Family Day Draws Record Numbers for Whistler Blackcomb and Sun Peaks"
www.alluradirect.com/blog/bc-family-day-whistler-blackcomb-sun-peaks-record-numbers/

February 12, 2013
Pique Newsmagazine: "Whistler's family affair takes off with 85,000 visits over Family Day weekend"
www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/whistlers-family-affair-takes-off-with-85000-visits-over-family-day-weekend/Content?oid=2450793

February 12, 2013
Castanet: "Family Day a boon for Big White"
www.castanet.net/edition/news-story-87268--.htm

February 12, 2013
News Release: "New BC Family Day Brings Big Numbers to Whistler Blackcomb's Slopes"
www.whistlerblackcomb.com/about-us/news-releases/feb-12-2013.aspx

February 12, 2013
News Release: "BC Family Day Sets New Winter Record at Sun Peaks"
www.sunpeaksresort.com/media-centre/article.aspx?newsId=9683

February 11, 2013
Kamloops Daily News: "B.C. Family Day a hit at Sun Peaks"
www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20130211/KAMLOOPS0101/302119994/-1/kamloops/bc-family-day-a-hit-at-sun-peaks

February 11, 2013
Victoria Times Colonist: "Thousands turn out for Family Day events"
www.timescolonist.com/news/local/thousands-turn-out-for-family-day-events-1.72120

February 11, 2013
CBC: "Special events mark B.C.'s 1st Family Day"
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/02/11/bc-family-day-events.html

February 10, 2013
BC Government News Release: "B.C. Family Day - Stay, Play and Discover"
www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2009-2013/2013PREM0015-000228.htm

February 9, 2013
First Tracks: "Sun Peaks Celebrates First B.C. Family Day"
www.firsttracksonline.com/2013/02/09/sun-peaks-celebrates-first-b-c-family-day/

February 9, 2013
Castanet: "Big White thanks MLA's"
www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/87140/Big-White-thanks-MLA-s

February 8, 2013
News 1130: "This weekend could be third busiest holiday for BC Ski Hills"
www.news1130.com/2013/02/08/this-weekend-could-be-third-busiest-holiday-for-bc-ski-hills/

February 8, 2013
Vancouver Sun: "In the long run, B.C.'s Family Day will prove to be a good thing for business"
www.vancouversun.com/business/bc2035/Family+will+prove+good+thing+business+long/7939185/story.html

February 7, 2013
Whistler Question: "B.C.'s first Family Day means big business for ski industry"
www.whistlerquestion.com/article/20130207/WHISTLER01/302079931/-1/WHISTLER/bc-s-first-family-day-means-big-business-for-ski-industry

February 6, 2013
Merritt Herald: "Ski deals abound for Family Day"
www.merrittherald.com/opinion/190108411.html

February 6, 2013
SnoCountry: "Family Day All Across British Columbia Feb. 11"
www.snocountry.com/snonews/entry/family-day-all-across-british-columbia-feb-11

February 5, 2013
The Province: "B.C. families are first in line"
www2.canada.com/theprovince/news/sports/story.html?id=5d1bab2b-38b0-44d8-99cb-c3db5709853f

February 5, 2013
Business in Vancouver: "B.C. skiers get lift"
www.biv.com/article/20130205/BIV0106/130209981/0/BIV0102/bc-skiers-get-lift

February 5, 2013
Inside Vancouver: "Half-Price Skiing on Grouse Mountain, Family Day (Feb. 11)"
www.insidevancouver.ca/2013/02/05/half-price-skiing-on-grouse-mountain-family-day-feb-11/

February 5, 2013
Kelson Group: "Make the Most of BC's First Family Day"
www.kelsongroup.com/blog/make-the-most-of-bcs-first-family-day/

February 4, 2013
Vancouver Sun: "Ski resorts look to Family Day to attract new skiers, boost popularity"
www.vancouversun.com/travel/skiguide/resorts+look+Family+attract+skiers+boost+popularity/7916641/story.html

February 4, 2013
Pacific Parklands Foundation: "It's Almost Here - BC Family Day!"
pacificparklands.blogspot.ca/2013/02/its-almost-here-bc-family-day.html

February 4, 2013
Peachland News: "Celebrate B.C.'s first Family Day"
http://peachlandnews.com/blog/2013/02/04/celebrate-b-c-s-first-family-day/

February 2, 2013
On the Snow: "BC Ski Resorts Discount Lift Tickets Feb. 11 for First Family Day"
www.onthesnow.com/news/a/583250/bc-ski-resorts-discount-lift-tickets-feb--11-for-first-family-day-

February 2, 2013
Sun Peaks Independent News: "Celebrate Family Day with discounted ski passes" 
http://sunpeaksnews.com/celebrate-family-day-with-discounted-ski-passes-13472.htm?doing_wp_cron=1360025795.4858980178833007812500

January 31, 2013
Pique Newsmagazine: "Family Day important for ski industry"
www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/family-day-important-for-ski-industry/Content?oid=2448978

January 31, 2013
BC Living: "How to Enjoy BC's First Family Day: Feb. 11"
www.bcliving.ca/entertainment/how-to-enjoy-bc-family-day-feb-11

January 28, 2013
Vancouver Sun: "Half-price skiing on Family Day"
www.vancouversun.com/life/Half+price+skiing+Family/7883563/story.html

January 28, 2013
Vancouver Sun: "Get your snow fix on Family Day"
www.vancouversun.com/your+snow+Family/7882452/story.html

January 28, 2013
The Province: "Our best bets for celebrating B.C.'s first Family Day on Feb. 11"
www.theprovince.com/best+bets+celebrating+first+Family/7874987/story.html

January 28, 2013
Coast Mountain News: "B.C. celebrates first Family Day Feb. 11"
www.coastmountainnews.com/news/188724791.html

January 25, 2013
Huffington Post Canada: "Family Day 2013: Vacation Ideas for the Long Weekend"
www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/01/25/family-day-2013-vacation_n_2545864.html

January 25, 2013
Miss 604: "BC Family Day Events and Activities 2013: Local Mountains for Family Day"
www.miss604.com/2013/01/bc-family-day-events-and-activities-2013.html

January 23, 2013
CTV News: "Family Day bringing much-needed business to resorts"
www.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.1127238

January 23, 2013
Kamloops Daily News: "Family Day ski promotion continues at B.C. hills"
www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20130122/KAMLOOPS0101/130129964/-1/kamloops01/family-day-ski-promotion-continues-at-bc-hills

January 22, 2013
alluraDirect: "BC Family Day Offers Residents Half-Price Lift Tickets at Whistler and Other Ski Resorts"
www.alluradirect.com/blog/bc-family-day-half-price-lift-tickets-whistler-ski-resorts/

January 21, 2013
News Release: "CWSAA provides update on BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
CWSAA_News_Release_re_BC_Family_Day_Ski_Promotion_January_21_2013.pdf


January 20, 2013
Vancouver Sun: "Ski resorts set out the welcome mat for province's first Family Day"
www.vancouversun.com/travel/resorts+hang+welcome+sign+first+Family/7846500/story.html

January 14, 2013
Huffington Post B.C.: "B.C. Family Day: Things To Do In 2013"
www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/01/14/when-is-bc-family-day-2013_n_2435651.html

August 11, 2012
Ski Paradise: "British Columbia ski resorts offer half-price lift tickets on first Family Day"
http://nieveyalgomas.blogspot.ca/2012_08_01_archive.html

August 10, 2012
Vernon Morning Star: "B.C. ski resorts offer Family Day deal"
www.vernonmorningstar.com/community/165649296.html

August 9, 2012
Pique: "BC Residents offered half-price lift tickets on first Family Day" 
www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/bc-residents-offered-half-price-lift-tickets-on-first-family-day/Content?oid=2312616

August 1, 2012
News Release: "CWSAA announces BC Family Day Ski Promotion"
CWSAA_News_Release_re_BC_Family_Day_Ski_Promotion_August_1_2012.pdf

May 31, 2012

Pique: "Whistler's voice heard on date of new stat holiday"
www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/whistlers-voice-heard-on-date-for-new-stat-holiday/Content?oid=2304409

May 29, 2012
Revelstoke Times: "New B.C. Family Day seen as boon for Revelstoke winter tourism"
www.bclocalnews.com/news/155496435.html?mobile=true

May 29, 2012
Vancouver Sun: "B.C. to get own Family Day each February"
www.vancouversun.com/business/Family+holiday+each+February/6693268/story.html

May 28, 2012
Castanet: "And the family day holiday is..."
www.castanet.net/news/BC/75767/And-the-family-day-holiday-is-

May 28, 2012

Kamloops Daily News: "B.C. adds Family Day holiday on second Monday in February"
www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20120528/KAMLOOPS0101/120529838/-1/kamloops/bc-adds-family-day-holiday-on-second-monday-in-february

May 28, 2012
BC Government News Release: "Premier Announces Date for Family Day"
BC Family Day News Release May 28 2012.pdf

May 10, 2012
Pique: "Family Day date not set in stone, WB asks community to speak out"
www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/family-day-date-not-set-in-stone-wb-asks-community-to-speak-out/Content?oid=2301341

February 23, 2012
Pique Newsmagazine: "BC Ski Areas look to move Family Day"
www.piquenewsmagazine.com/whistler/bc-ski-areas-look-to-move-family-day/Content?oid=2286440