The Complete Guide to Okanagan Breweries

The Complete Guide to Okanagan Breweries

There are few places in Canada as beautiful as the Okanagan Valley. Pristine lakes, rolling hills and reliable sunny weather all help make it a popular destination for visitors both regional and international. For decades the region has had a larger-than-life reputation for its wineries, but the Okanagan breweries have also been...

POSTED BY · Vince Shuley
GOBF 2017: What to Do Beyond the Kelowna Beer Festival

GOBF 2017: What to Do Beyond the Kelowna Beer Festival

If you were to choose a weekend, any weekend to visit Kelowna, May 11 - 13 2017 is the date you want. Let me back track here so I don’t sound so pushy. Kelowna hosts the Great Okanagan Beer Festival (GOBF) this year on May 11 - 13 and it's kind of a big deal. Kelowna is a gem of a place anytime of year, but the Great Okanagan Beer...

POSTED BY · Abby Cooper
The Best Lager Cocktails in Whistler

The Best Lager Cocktails in Whistler

It’s been an epic day of fresh lines and face shots - and now it’s time to ski out where you can give your legs a rest and, re-hydrate, shall we say? It’s no secret that Whistler knows how to party, and that Gibbons is proud to announce its own Après Lager has stepped onto the scene to help you embrace the true magic of...

POSTED BY · Aaron Peart
Whistler Winter Fashion: What to Bring & What Not to Bring

Whistler Winter Fashion: What to Bring & What Not to Bring

Whistler offers some of the most stunning mountains and breathtaking views – not to mention world-class skiing and snowboarding. The endless mountain terrain and countless pow days attract all who visit Whistler in winter. Let’s face it, when we are up on the hill or out in the village, it is quite evident as to who is local and...

POSTED BY · Ashley Pellegrini
Building a Great Canadian Company One Community at a Time

Building a Great Canadian Company One Community at a Time

Our dream is to create a great Canadian company over a lifetime. We want to build the kind of company that stays rooted in Canada and contributes to our country with good jobs and opportunities, a company that we can be proud of, a company that gives back. We believe we can do it one community at a time. In that last few weeks...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Whistler Winter Activities

Whistler Winter Activities

Visiting Whistler in the wintertime is a magical experience, whether it’s your first visit or your fiftieth. Known to some as ‘Disneyland for adults’, the moniker is certainly accurate, and there really is no shortage of Whistler winter activities, attractions, and events to see and do during your time in town. To help you...

POSTED BY · Eric De Paoli
How Happy Is Your Company?

How Happy Is Your Company?

Have you ever taken the time to ask the simple question of those around you: Are you happy? Are you the kind of happy that comes from a satisfying and fulfilled life? It’s something I think about more and more as we look to the future and start to really think about taking Gibbons to the next level. For the past several years,...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
Whistler’s Best Après Ski

Whistler’s Best Après Ski

"Last chair, Mate" you hear your liftie say, as the chairlift swiftly picks you up and carries you to the top for one last chance to rip up the mountain after an already epic day of skiing. Your legs are tired but you have had such a great time, the idea of bringing your epic day of shredding the gnar to an end is disheartening. As...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades
Gaining the Edge in Ski Racing and in Life

Gaining the Edge in Ski Racing and in Life

It seems only fitting to talk about ski racing in the wake of the Erik Guay’s amazing silver-medal performance in the World Championships downhill in St. Moritz this past weekend. As every ski racer knows, it’s the little things that can make the difference — the right wax on your base, the warm up lap to recon the course, the...

POSTED BY · Joey Gibbons
The Perfect Whistler Romantic Getaway

The Perfect Whistler Romantic Getaway

Whistler has an innate ability to draw in a diverse crowd of individuals. Given this notion, it is obvious that what screams romance to the “hardcore, extreme outdoor enthusiast” couple, might cause the “chill, laid back” couple to actually scream. Fortunately for you, Whistler is an epicentre of beauty and caters to...

POSTED BY · Meredith Eades