2010 Games

Vancouver wins Economist's "world's most livable city" for 2011

The Economist ranks Vancouver "the world's most livable city" for the fourth year in a row.

Vancouverites Enjoy Flavours of Southern Italy

Visitors get their 2010 Winter Games experience warmed up by the sensual wonders of southern Italy.

Vancouver 2010: The Greenest Olympics Ever

 A political cartoonist's view of the "Green Olympics."

One Vancouver Cab Company Providing Driver Training to Prepare for Olympic Crowds; Others Undetermined

Not all Vancouver cab companies have the same level of quality control in the leadup to the Olympics. Last week's CTV story on the lack of knowledge on Olympic venue locations by cabbies was...

Signs, Snow, Whistler Bankruptcy, and Other Olympic-Sized Misadventures and Malfunctions

We learned this week that Fortress, the company that acquired Whistler-Blackcomb from a bankrupt Intrawest, is now in default to its creditors. The news sparked speculation that the resort might clos

Tactics for Democratizing Media During the Olympics and Beyond

  Hendrik Beune walks into the cafeteria at the Carnegie Centre in Vancouver, scratches his cell phone number on his business card and passes it over to me. The back of the card has an imprint...

US Hazardous Materials Transportation Expert Calls Vancouver a "Prime Terrorist Target"

Fred Millar says Transport Canada should not follow the American lead of providing an image of safety without being able to keep citizens safe.

VANOC's Disgraceful Demand

If only we all acted like sheep, VANOC's promises of blue skies would undoubtedly come true.

Public Library to Close in Whistler During Olympics

Visit the library on any given day, it's filled with hundreds of local residents, seasonal employees, tourists, children and Whistler's homeless folks, reading, checking emails on the free computers,

Olympic Art Freeze Silences Creative Critics

The hand of the Olympic brand is long, but is it long enough to change what artists make on the streets?