Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw is the author of Five Ring Circus: Myths and Realities of the Olympics Games and a professor at UBC.

The Athletes’ Village Meltdown: What We Know, What We Don’t

In November of 2002 with Vancouver’s Olympic bid gathering steam and a municipal election looming just two days later, the NPA-led city government signed an agreement with the Vancouver-Whistler 2010...

Analysis: 2010 Security Threat Assessment and Reality

In October of 2004, the Government of Canada created the Integrated Threat Asssessment Centre (ITAC) as part of the spy agency CSIS in order to "enable Canada to respond more effectively...