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XL Leadership Summit VIP Reception


Thursday, February 13th, 2014 — 10:44am PDT
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Last night I had the pleasure of attending the VIP reception for the XL Leadership Summit at Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar. It brought out many of the people behind Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics including John Furlong and many Olympic and Paralympic athletes. The special guest was Commander Chris Hadfield, former commander of the International Space […]

Red Mitten Weekend at BC Sports Hall of Fame


Thursday, January 30th, 2014 — 9:34am PDT
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I’m a big fan of Vancouver’s museums and galleries, including the BC Sports Hall of Fame which is located right at BC Place. From February 8th until February 10th they’ll be celebrating Family Day in BC along with the 4th anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Red Mitten Weekend at BC Sports Hall of […]

Winter Games Legacy Celebration


Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 — 10:47am PDT
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“Remember when the Olympics were here?” John and I ask each other this nostalgic question every now and then. It was an amazing time for us; covering the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, riding along with the torch relay, attending press conferences, ziplining over Robson Street, and cheering our hearts out for every Canadian athlete and […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Richard Peter


Friday, August 10th, 2012 — 2:27pm PDT
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Visa is currently sponsoring a handful of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls (and some who have become champions already) as they have done for the last 26 years. They have partnered with me to showcase members of their team like bronze medal-winners Brent Hayden of Mission and Emilie Heymans, and Paralympic swimmer Benoît Huot. Today’s […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Benoît Huot


Thursday, August 9th, 2012 — 10:39am PDT
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Visa is currently sponsoring a handful of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls (and some who have become champions already) as they have done for the last 26 years. They have partnered with me to showcase members of their team like bronze medal-winners Brent Hayden of Mission and Emilie Heymans, and today’s feature moves on to […]

Go World: Team VISA’s Emilie Heymans


Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 — 10:39am PDT
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Visa is currently sponsoring a handful of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls (and some who have become champions already) as they have done for the last 26 years. They have partnered with me to showcase members of their team like Brent Hayden of Mission and to do a giveaway this week. The next Team VISA […]