Archive for February, 2010

Stephen Brunt Video Essay for Vancouver 2010


Sunday, February 28th, 2010 — 5:07pm PST
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Stephen Brunt, a columnist for the Globe and Mail, put together a remarkable video essay about the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. [Update] At the time this post was published, the video couldn’t be embedded but in the months since, it has appeared on YouTube: Brunt also penned this article about Vancouver 2010, which tugs […]

Canada Wins Gold in Hockey


Sunday, February 28th, 2010 — 3:26pm PST
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This was arguably the biggest game in our nation’s history. It wasn’t the Summit Series, but it was the Olympic gold medal game on our home turf, against our continental brothers. The USA played hard, Miller stood on his head to stop us, and they even made us sweat… a lot. You couldn’t have imagined […]

Live Webcam of Robson Square


Sunday, February 28th, 2010 — 10:27am PST
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I’ve featured this webcam before but I think for this afternoon’s hockey game, where Canada takes on the USA for the gold medal, this would be an interesting view of downtown crowds. Watch live streaming video from bcmclivechannel at livestream.com It’s bound to be a sea of red later, despite the rain outside. From the […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 16 Wrapping Up


Sunday, February 28th, 2010 — 9:46am PST
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It’s the very last day of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and I’m pretty sure I’m never going to forget this experience — or find something to top it in the near future. Day 16 yesterday started off with a press conference with our men’s short track speed skating team. They collected gold the night before […]

George Stroumboulopoulos at Vancouver 2010


Saturday, February 27th, 2010 — 4:58pm PST
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Since last year, whenever George Stroumboulopoulos has found himself in Vancouver he has also graciously found the time to do a little interview with me. Strombo & his Miss604 button – Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr We met up on the corner of Howe and Smithe this afternoon and chatted about why he’s in […]

Vancouver 2010 Fan Fashions


Saturday, February 27th, 2010 — 1:00pm PST
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It’s funny what you can get away with wearing when your city is hosting the Olympics. From body flags to body paint, here’s a glimpse of some of the fashion trends you may only get away with during Vancouver 2010. Canadiana Hand-marked letters, painted faces, stapled-on flags, and those popular white boots that look like […]

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