Archive for February, 2010

Vancouver 2010 Maelle Ricker Talks About Gold

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday Maëlle Ricker won Canada’s second gold medal of the Vancouver 2010 Games and just like with Alexandre Bilodeau, a press conference is being held in her honour. Update: Not only has Maëlle brought home the second gold medal on Canadian soil, she’s also our first Canadian woman to do so, and first female snowboarder […]

Vancouver 2010 Alberta Day

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve missed BC Day, Quebec Day and yesterday’s Nova Scotia Day but I’ll make up for it now by profiling Alberta Day at the Olympics (perhaps even to honor Iginla’s stellar performance on the ice last night). Photo by Chris Bolin for The Calgary Stampede Calgary Stampede Royalty, Harry the Horse, Olympic Mascots Every day […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 5 in Photos

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday was another action-packed adventure here in Olympics land. The sun was shining, the cherry blossoms started to pop on the trees, and it was a great day for sport. Day 5 February 16, 2010 The morning started out like any other, John Biehler met John and I at our house and we all walked […]

Vancouver History: From the Archives

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Exploring more of Vancouver’s history this week I took a gander at the listed photograph subject terms that I can search through on the City of Vancouver Archives website. Finding some of the most obscure results, I thought it would be fun to post a few retrospective photos of our city, featuring some unusual imagery. […]