Olympics

A Sweet Finish for the Martin Rink

I continue in my quest to write and dedicate a recipe for every Canadian medalist of the 2010 games. You'll have to forgive my struggle to catch up; I didn't realize what I was in for. These games...

When worlds cooperate

On the last day of the Olympics, in the heart of downtown Vancouver, an honouring ceremony was held for Native elder and activist Harriet Nahanee, who died after serving jail time for her role in the...

2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics: We Owned It

Fans Celebrating Down Main Street in Vancouver after Team Canada beat the USA in Men's ice hockey to end the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Crosby's game-winning overtime goal resulted in Canada breaking th

Assessing the Olympics

On the last day of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, the sun came out, casting a glow on the dramatic, story book finish to the 21st Winter Olympic Games. What a nail-biting climax: a gold medal...

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.

Vancouver Freaks Out After Canada Wins Gold Medal Against U.S. in Olympic Hockey

Wooooo! Honk honk honk! Yeahhhhhhhhhhh! Even 20 minutes after Canada beat the U.S. 3 – 2 in overtime – the freaking out continued. On Twitter, a woman reported her husband's tears were dripping into h

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...

Canada Pride Strong on Commercial Drive, Strathcona, and East Hastings

In search of Canada pride, I took a walk around Commercial Drive, Strathcona, and East Hastings. Canada pride was everywhere. Story in pictures.

Looking for a Cool Canada Lovefest? Watch Hockey or Closing Ceremonies for Free at Rio Theatre Tonight

Watching hockey at the RIO Theatre off Commercial Drive was a fun and free alternative to going to a pub.

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.