2010: Participate

How to REALLY green your child's classroom in five easy steps

There is a lot of talk about going green, but many schools haven't caught up. Kids our most vulnerable and they spend 1/3 of their days in schools, many that are making them sick. What can you REALLY

Democracy Now Reports on the Dissenting Voices of the Vancouver 2010 Games: An Interview with Reporter Aaron Maté

Democracy Now's Aaron Maté  discusses his report on the Olympics, titled "In the Shadow of the Olympic Flame: A Report from the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, the Poorest Neighbourhood in...

Tips On Getting into BC Place for Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Olympic Games

I was fortunate enough yesterday to attend the dress rehearsal of the Opening Ceremonies and thought that I would pass on a few tips on entering BC Place for those who are planning to attend either...

Celebrating the Unlympics

My first inkling of people carrying on a normal life during the Olympics came with an invitation from my neighbours to join them at their house for an evening of Rummoli. You mean, everyday life conti

Join the Party – Visit one of the many National ‘Houses’ and Cultural events coming soon.

Richmond - The city of Richmond is converting a huge area stretching from City Hall to Minorou Park into a giant outdoor mall called the O Zone.  The area is only a few blocks from the new...

Announced this week

On December 11th John Furlong announced the creation of a new award, The Vancouver 2010 Terry Fox Award, at an event on Ottawa with the Fox family.  “This award will be presented to an athlete...

Experience the 2010 Winter Games and Train Like the Athletes

Starting this Friday, December 11 at 10:00 AM (Pacific Time), there will be two new ways to experience the 2010 Winter Games: 1) Figure Skating Training Sessions Watch the world's best figure...

Games-Time Accommodation, Three New Accessible Parks and the Next Olympics in Canada

Renting? – An information session for both landlords and tenants will be held on November 18th at 6:00 pm at UBC Robson Square in room C150/180.  Responsibilities leading up to and including...

The Olympic Flame Arrives in Canada, Vancouver Bike Routes are Altered, and 2010 Red Mittens are Selling Fast

The Flame Arrives – The Olympic Flame arrives in Canada today (Thursday, October 29th) and will begin its 45,000 kilometer journey across Canada on Friday, October 30th in Victoria. Since Victoria...

Council Approves $63,000 for Local 2010 Winter Games Celebration Activities

October 21, 2009 - Vancouver City Council has approved $63,125 for 17 local groups to host music, arts, school and community celebrations in support of the 2010 Winter Games. The Host a City...