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XL Leadership Summit VIP Reception

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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

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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

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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 […]

With Glowing Hearts Screening

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During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Andrew Lavigne followed a group of various social media users around the city to see how the digital world impacted the Games and their daily lives. The result is With Glowing Hearts. A unique documentary that, being funded by grassroots campaigns and screenings by donation, is finally ready for […]

BC Government to Declare Days in Honor of Olympians, Paralympians

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It was announced yesterday (and I found out thanks to the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Twitter account) that the Government of BC will proclaim days throughout 2011 in honor of BC Olympic and Paralympic medallists. Maëlle Ricker. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr “Athletes will be recognized on the one-year anniversary of their medal-winning performance. Athletes […]