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Vancouver 2010 Olympic Anniversary Events

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Yesterday CTV was looking for news and events surrounding any kind of Vancouver 2010 anniversary events. Turns out, there’s plenty going on around town and so far 10,000 people have signed up on Facebook for a simple gathering on Granville — anywhere on Granville between Drake and Georgia.  Photo credit: Mananetwork on Flickr Cauldron The […]

Canadian Paralympic Committee Names Elisabeth Walker-Young Assistant Chef de Mission for London 2012

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This morning the Canadian Paralympic Committee named four-time Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young as Canada’s Assistant Chef de Mission for the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games. After captivating our attention in Vancouver last February, the Paralympics have been growing in popularity thanks to the outstanding performances by our athletes. I had the chance to chat with Elisabeth […]

Olympic Cauldron Re-Lit for Jack Poole Plaza Dedication

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On October 22nd the Olympic Cauldron will be lit during the dedication of Jack Poole Plaza. While the flames have been ignited since the Games for Canada Day and a few other occasions, this celebration will commemorate the memory of Jack Poole, architect of Vancouver 2010, as the plaza has finally been completed. The ceremony […]

With Glowing Hearts Unfestival Today

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During the Vancouver 2010 Games, everyone became a reporter in their own way. Photos, videos, podcasts, tweets, and Facebook updates allowed anyone in town to share what they were experiencing with the rest of the world. While all of the high-fives were happening and the streets flowed with flags and colours of all nations, Andrew […]

Bucky Gunts Wins Emmy for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremony

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Bucky Gunts collected an Emmy Award this evening for his direction of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games for NBC. The biggest event this town’s ever seen took place just six month ago and for many it’s a very fond memory that will live with them forever. To celebrate, you can […]

Olympic Banners on Sale Now

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The banners that lined the streets and bridges of Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now up for sale. Photo credit: Michael Francis McCarthy A few months ago there was an application process for local non-profits to register so that they could benefit from the sale of these items. You can now […]