Getting in early to avoid staffing shortage

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Despite cumbersome and expensive changes to the Foreign Workers Program, Sun Peaks Resort Corporation (SPRC) is fully staffed for the winter season, thanks to a proactive recruitment strategy. Vincent Lafontaine, sports director for SPRC, said the changes have made sponsoring foreign workers a far more costly and cumbersome process. “It’s making … [Read more...]

500 new acres ready for opening day

Morrisey runs

Skiers and boarders will have access to over 500 acres of new skiable terrain come opening day on November 22, bumping Sun Peaks up to become Canada’s second largest ski resort, right behind Whistler-Blackcomb. An area expansion over the summer season has seen the ski-area boundary on Tod Mountain altered to include the Gil’s area, the west side … [Read more...]

Making progress on Morrisey and Gil’s

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The establishment of new ski runs on Mt. Morrisey and Tod Mountain are proceeding well, according to the Sun Peaks Resort Corporation (SPRC). Jamie Tattersfield, SPRC mountain operations manager, said new ski runs are on track for the start of the winter season. “What we’re aiming for is to have at least one new ski run in each area (West … [Read more...]