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Vancouver 2010

Inspiring cycling in Vancouver and the Tour de France

During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, Canadians showed an unprecedented amount of national pride and enthusiasm for competitive sports. With the City of Vancouver currently focusing on making...

City Council approves balanced approach for Olympic Village affordable housing

Vancouver's Olympic Village will now serve as affordable housing.

Junos set revealed: iceberg meets disco ball

A sneak peak at Peter Faragher's iceberg-themed Junos set.

Apple's iPad receives glowingly positive reviews

You might have been wondering if anything interesting has been going on in the tech-o-sphere. One word: iPad.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Marks Closing of Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today congratulated the Canadian athletes and their coaches, as well as all the volunteers and organizers who helped make the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver...

When the USA Took Gold in Sledge Hockey

The Paralympics come to a close as fans head to the Thunderbird Sports Centre to catch the last rounds of Sledge Hockey. Story in photos.

Vancouver to Host 2015 Winter Deaflympics

The crowd settled into  seats and a welcoming blanket of silence fell across the room. All that could be heard was the swift movement of fabrics brushing together as the guests signed to one...

The Warmest City to Host the Winter Olympics Gets Snow in March

After being the warmest city to ever host the Winter Olympics, Vancouver gets snow in March.

Vancouverites Can Enjoy Flavours of Southern Italy During the Olympics

A stylish showroom of mannequins and artwork under bright lights in a swanky tower block is the first introduction visitors to the City will get to the traditions and tastes of southern Italy....

Winner of Vancouver Observer and BC Hydro PowerSmart Hockey Ticket Twitter Contest Has "One of the Greatest Nights Ever" at Canada vs. Russia Game

Even though I woke up still dressed, smeared with red face paint, and in a panic over the location of my cell phone – definitely one of the greatest nights ever. Thanks again to Vancouver Observer and