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Olympic Cauldron Re-Lit for Canada Day


Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 — 2:17pm PDT
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The Vancouver 2010 Olympic cauldron will be re-lit for Canada Day 2010 once a few renovations are complete. The site is surrounded by a fence and the distinctive 2010 blue-and-green hoarding that once surrounded all Olympic venues. The redesign will include a reflecting pool with a map of Canada showing the torch relay route under […]

2010 Winter Games Commemorative Book


Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 — 10:19am PDT
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Yesterday I received a copy of the official 2010 Winter Games commemorative book, which probably has one of the longest titles I’ve seen: With Glowing Hearts: The Official Commemorative Book of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games/Des plus brillants exploits: Le livre commémoratif officiel des XXIes Jeux olympiques d hiver […]

Fate of the Olympic Countdown Clock


Monday, May 31st, 2010 — 9:32am PDT
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The Olympic and Paralympic Countdown Clock in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery was a symbol of the Olympic Games for many. It ticked away the months, days, hours, minutes and seconds of anticipation for what became the largest global party this city has ever seen. Photo credit: Robert Scales on Flickr At first it […]

Olympic Village Public Open House


Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 — 9:00am PDT
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The Olympic and Paralympic Village in Vancouver will open to the public for a community showcase Saturday, May 15th. Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr The real estate development known as Millennium Water is hosting the Grand Opening celebration. They’ll have live music, activities, snacks, and more. The Olympic and Paralympics medals will also be on […]

2010 Winter Games Street Banners for Fundraising


Thursday, May 6th, 2010 — 10:45am PDT
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The City of Vancouver is releasing several of its 2010 Olympic and Paralympic street banners to local non-profits who wish to use them for fundraising. Photo credit: rwill on Flickr Non-profit organizations are encouraged to fill out applications for use of the banners to propose how they would use them for fundraising. The city is […]

Colbert Report Comes to Vancouver


Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 — 11:52am PDT
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Photo: tyfn on Flickr In support of Team USA’s speedskaters Stephen Colbert, host of the popular Comedy Central show The Colbert Report has come to Vancouver. This morning was the first of two tapings down near Science World and hundreds showed up to catch a glimpse of the man who coined the term “Canadian Iceholes”. […]