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Overheard at the Olympics

Grounded TV Talks to BCCLA's David Eby About Protests During the Vancouver 2010 Games

Grounded TV talks to the youngest member of this year’s Vancouver Magazine Power 50 list, David Eby.  Eby is the 33-year-old Executive Director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. An...

On the Streets a Near Mob, in Sears an Arrest, in the Canada Line... Flags and Sponatenous Outbrusts of National Anthem

Pandemonium followed Canada's win of the Olympic men's hockey game final yesterday, but it never spilled over into the riot it could have become.

What We Saw at the Closing Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games

The mistakes of the Opening Ceremony seemed irrelevant after 14 gold medals, and tonight's Closing Ceremonies were about celebration and fun.

Fireworks Celebration at 2010 Games at LiveCity Site Creates a Display Worthy of a Gold Medal

A spectacular fireworks marked the last night of two weeks of fireworks in Vancouver.    In the Canada Line at Roundhouse/Yaletown, two women sang "Oh, Canada."  A group of guys...

Scenes from the 2010 Olympics Awards Ceremony at BC Place

Spirits were high and the music was great last night at BC Place. Story in photos.

Canada Women's Hockey Team Members Hold Their Own Under Drubbing by Press at BC Media Centre

Although the New York Times had already declared it over, the Canada Women's Hockey Team, fresh from winning a Gold Medal, still underwent a drubbing by (male) journalists today at a press conference...

K'Naan Sings a New Canadian Anthem

If I knew how to download and send two Itunes songs to everyone in the world, (and if I could afford it) I would send two songs from last night's K'Naan concert at the Orpheum Theatre, because I...

Residents Suffering Fear of Olympics Being Over (FOBO) As the Closing Ceremonies for the 2010 Vancouver Games Draw Near

Fear of the Olympics being over (FOBO) afflicts four out of five  Vancouverites, a recent survey taken by Team Vancouver Observer shows.   "Will our city remain so jovial and friendly?"...

Canada Beats Russia in Hockey at the 2010 Vancouver Games and the Crowds Go Wild

There were kisses for Canada and shouts of joy on the streets as Canada  defeated Russia last night in hockey at the 2010 Winter Games. From the DTES to Kitsilano and all across Canada, it was...

Celebrities, Athletes, Go Go Dancers, Hip Hop Artists, and Club Shots from the 2010 Olympic Games

Warning: great shots of celebrities and should-be celebrities inside.
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