Category Archives: Working Holiday Club

1st July 2017 – Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day! Yep, 3 days before America’s Independence Day is Canada’s own national holiday.  There’s music, parades and possibly fireworks happening all day. Of course, I’m not going to see most of it, as I’m working on Blackcomb for … Continue reading

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27th June 2017 – Orientation

I’ve had some interesting scheduling issues this week.  I was original scheduled to work Tuesday, only to get an email saying I needed to go to an Orientation on the same day.  I contacted my bosses soon as I found … Continue reading

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24th June 2017 – Whistler Blackcomb

After my one proper shift, I get two days off.  It’s definitely good timing, because Whistler has been hit by a major heatwave.  It’s 30-31 degrees for the next few days, and shows no signs of leaving.  Admittedly I end … Continue reading

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22nd June 2017 – Rendezvous Blackcomb

First day of work, and although one of my roommates doesn’t start till 10, she decides to come down with me and another girl starting at 9:30.  It’s a bit of a rush at the start though, because I underestimate … Continue reading

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21st June 2017 – Food Safety 101

Today is a full day of training, and at 8:45 Rhonda and I head towards Base 2 for our Back to School day.  From 9-4, we’ll be in classroom learning about Food Safety.  In Canada, you’re not really allowed to … Continue reading

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20th June 2017 – BOH Training

Woke up ridiculously early considering that I don’t have to go to training until 12:30. However, everyone else in the flat is equally excited and nervous, so come the morning we’re all awake and hanging around for the time we … Continue reading

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18th June 2017 – Whistler Blackcomb

Last night I tried sleeping on top of the blanket accommodation provided and used my throw as a blanket and it was a marked improvement for sleeping.  Definitely what I’ll do until I get the mattress protector. Today I decided … Continue reading

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