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Vancouver 2010 Alberta Day


Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 — 10:47am PDT
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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 Decentralized Dance Party


Saturday, February 13th, 2010 — 10:08pm PDT
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This evening an organized roaming dance party planned by the folks at the Decentralized Dance Party service took to the streets in jubilant celebration of Canada. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr This organized flash mob dance party started at 6:00pm at the Roundhouse in Yaletown and will roam around Vancouver with boom-boxes and Canadian […]

Vancouver 2010 BC Canada Pavilion at the VAG


Saturday, February 13th, 2010 — 9:58am PDT
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Outside the public can enjoy skating, concerts, and the zipline for free as a part of the BC You Gotta Be Here campaign. However inside the Vancouver Art Gallery you can enjoy all that the official British Columbia Canada Pavilion has to offer. Throughout the Games, admission to the Vancouver Art Gallery will be free […]

Vancouver 2010 BC Hydro Power Smart Village and Hockey Ticket Giveaway


Thursday, February 11th, 2010 — 11:45am PDT
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Another pavilion powering the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games is the BC Hydro Power Smart Village. Located on Dunsmuir from February 10th until March 21st it will feature state of the art energy saving attractions and activities. The Expression Wall The digital Expression Wall is for anyone to colour, write, and create using an infrared marker. […]

Vancouver 2010 Free Valentines Day & Chinese New Year Events


Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 — 8:00pm PDT
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In the midst of all the Olympic excitement there are two special days being recognized in Vancouver on February 14th. The first is the Chinese New Year Celebration, and the next is Valentine’s Day. Here’s a quick roundup of events taking place on Sunday that you can enjoy. Photo credit: darwinbell on Flickr Richmond O […]

Vancouver 2010 Atlantic Canada House


Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 — 5:09pm PDT
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Atlantic Canada House located at the Arts Club’s Revue Stage and the Backstage Lounge on Granville Island is already full of music, food, and great beer — and it hasn’t even officially opened. I stopped by today on a media tour and we were greeted with trays of lobster brioche, PEI mussels, oysters, and two […]