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Vancouver 2010 Winter Games Legacy Celebration

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I can’t believe it’s already been five years since the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games! If you would like to relive the excitement and pride of February 2010 in February 2015, there are two events you can attend: Vancouver 2010 Winter Games Legacy Celebration Celebrate and commemorate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic […]

Vancouver Olympic Cauldron Lit for Gold Medals

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It took several days for Vancouver to involve its Olympic cauldron in Sochi 2014 celebrations but since it fired back up again on February 12th, it’s been re-lit every evening at 6:00pm when Canada wins a gold medal in competition that day. Tonight it will be lit thanks to our gold medals in Ski Cross […]

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 […]