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2010 Vancouver Olympics
Loonie and hockey luck go hand in hand, but does Vancouver need it?
VANCOUVER -- Is there a lucky loonie buried in the ice at Vancouver's Rogers Arena? Should it matter? Any NHL player with a scruffy playoff beard will tell you that luck counts. Fans and players...
The Canadian Press
Jun 1st, 2011
How Vancouver reclaimed the 2010 Olympics from IOC's dominator energy
International Olympic Committee (IOC), as a controlling dominator energy, cast a dark shadow over Vancouver during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. This third article on the topic explores IOC’s attempt t
Jul 12th, 2010
Oh Canada! Canada Day
Canada Day 2010 saw Vancouverites doing what we love to do: coming together to play and celebrate being a community.
Jul 1st, 2010
The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Are a Marathon Race for Locals
I’m spending the evening watching the 2010 Vancouver Olympics on TV, cozy on the couch with my dog sleeping at my feet. Although my North Shore home is just a short hop over the Lion’s Gate bridge,...
Feb 23rd, 2010
The Symbolism of Rhythms of the Fall May Have Been Lost on Most at the Opening of the 2010 Olympic Games. Too Bad.
As I watched the Olympic opening ceremonies, the startling image of the devil in a flying canoe made me think of my young Texan friends again. What would they be thinking of this satanic homage to Can
Feb 16th, 2010
On the Second Day of the 2010 Olympic Games, Hundreds Join the March for Missing and Murdered Women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
It was Valentine’s Day and hundreds spent it in the Women’s Memorial March downtown to honour the memory of the women from the Downtown Eastside who die each year due to violent physical, mental,...
Feb 14th, 2010
CODE Live 1 excites crowds at Great Northern Way Campus as part of The Cultural Olympiad
Have you ever made music like this?
Feb 7th, 2010
Those For and Against Olympics Join Forces to Solve Homelessness
How to bring the same amount of energy and resources that went into the Olympics to the problem of solving homelessness in Vancouver? That was the subject of a panel last night at the First United...
Feb 4th, 2010
Human Trafficking Alive and Well for the 2010 Olympics
The Salvation Army is set to launch a huge campaign against human trafficking during the Olympics because, “God is bigger than VANOC.”
Feb 2nd, 2010
The Love Month: Your Numerology Cycles for February 1–14, 2010
Let’s face it, February is a love month. Find out how your month will play out.
Feb 1st, 2010