2010 Vancouver Games

Do We Really Need to Practice for Road Closures?

Do we really need the Practice? - To prepare for the travel restrictions from February 12 to March 1, drivers who frequently travel in downtown Vancouver are encouraged to start ‘practicing’ their...

VANOC's Special Power: Buzz Kill

Now that it's officially 2010(c)  I asked my landlord to get court-approved proof that I wouldn't be arrested for writing "2010" on my rent cheque. As the Vancouver Olympic Committee (VANOC) has...

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...

Since You Will Not Be Able to Drive Your Car, Take the Opportunity To Ride a Rickshaw Instead

Street Closures Announced – Security based road closures will begin as early as January 15th to protect the safety of athletes, officials and the public.  Those who live and work on these...

Olympic Bits and Bites

With so much information to get across this week’s post is a collection of news, spectator information and interesting facts about the 2010 Olympic Games period… 1.  If you are attending an...

The Ceili's Dilemma: Is More Than A Million Enough to Entice a Popular Pub to Accept an Olympic Month Buyout?

A few Tuesdays ago, Ceili's Irish Pub & Restaurant rolled out a new canapé menu and served it up to a select group of reporters, editors, event planners, and hotel executives. The lucky...