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Free Tours in Vancouver During Olympics

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With many establishments being accused of bumping up prices to serve the Olympic-sized crowds, there are a few businesses that are welcoming the influx of visitors by offering up free tours of Vancouver. Photo credit: zzinger on Flickr Tour Guys Type: Guided Cost: Free Tour options: Gastown & Downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, West End & […]

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 Decentralized Dance Party

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 579 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]