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Vancouver 2010 OlymPINK Torch Relay

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Photo credit: John Bollwitt On February 12, 2010 the Olympic Torch Relay will make its way down Denman Street with the torch carried by Judy Caldwell. Judy is the founder of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC/Yukon Region and spectators are encouraged to come out and support her leg of the relay by wearing pink. […]

Vancouver 2010 Canada's Northern House

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I profiled Canada’s Northern House in my giant Vancouver 2010 Pavilions & Hospitality Houses post however I have also been providing expanded coverage for many of the houses. There’s much to do at Canada’s Northern House as they have quite a bit to offer at Games time. Photo credit: Canada’s North on Flickr Representing the […]

Richmond O Zone 2010 Celebration Site

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Vancouver has LiveCity, Surrey has its Celebration Site at Holland Park, and Richmond will also be on the 2010 celebration festival map with the Richmond O Zone at Minoru Park. Photograph © City of Richmond | 2010 Accessible from the Canada Line, this massive outdoor festival will host concerts, family activities and even the Holland […]

Prince George's Outdoor Ice Oval

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Yesterday I hopped a flight up to Prince George as a guest of Northern BC Tourism to check out the Olympic Torch Relay as it passes through along with some of the seasonal activities the region has to offer. One of our first stops was over at the Outdoor Ice Oval. A crisp, slick rink […]

Vancouver Pub Night for Haiti

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The Vancouver digital media industry is hosting the Help for Haiti Pub Night tonight at Steamworks in Gastown. Photo credit: Greg Timm on Flickr Lead organizer and videogame veteran, Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch says, “Like many Canadians, our hearts go out to Haiti. My husband, Eli and I are both take action type of people and […]