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John Furlong’s Book, Win a Copy of Patriot Hearts

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Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, an event that has forever changed our city in many ways. We came together as a region, Province, and country, to celebrate athleticism at its best while letting our patriotism show. One man who had a major hand in making this event happen […]

Vancouver 2010 Banners Still on Sale

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Last August I announced that Vancouver 2010 Winter Games street banners were for sale from VANOC with proceeds benefitting Tradeworks Training Society. A few months later, and closer to the anniversary celebrations, there are still banners available for purchase from The Flag Shop. Photo credit: cheukiecfu The banners range from $34.95 to $79.95 (for ones […]

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 […]