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2010 Winter Games

Protests, Black Bloc, and the Future of Anti-Olympic and Other Activist Organizing in Vancouver: View from the Street

An interview with Olympic Street medics Chris Shaw and Danika Surm about the first week of the 2010 Olympic Games.

Vancouver's Anti-Olympics Movement Falters as Local Activist Hero David Eby Gets Pie in Face From Black Bloc Supporters

"You're a traitor," someone in the group of sixty activists shouted out, after lobbing a pie at David Eby. It landed squarely in his face. British Columbia Civil Liberties executive director Eby was...

Marianne St. Gelais Says Taking Silver Medal was "More Than a Dream"

When asked how she rated her performance last night, Marianne St. Gelais said, "Really good. I'm really, really proud of my performance last night. It's more than a dream. Something that I knew was p

Olympic Curling Competition

Curling. Two photographs from today's competition.

Senator Larry Campbell Reflects on the Olympics

On a frigid morning in Dawson Creek, BC, Senator Larry Campbell took his turn running with the Olympic Torch. To cheers of "Go, Canada, Go," he carried the flame forward towards Vancouver, a journey...

Chasing the Olympic Flame Across Vancouver

It was an exhausting - for this reporter at least - run to the east along 12th Avenue, crossing Commercial Drive and Main Street before arriving at City Hall where Mayor Gregor Robertson addressed th

Matisyahu Brings "One Day" Valentine to LiveCity Vancouver Stage on the Evening of February 14th

A Hassidic Jewish hip hop artist from Brooklyn is bringing his uplifting anthem to Vancouver. The concert will be free.

After Years of Prepartion by VANOC, a Final "Pre-Games Newsletter"

Welcome to the final pre-Games General Updates newsletter. Scroll down to learn everything from how to get your exclusive (and free!) Opening Ceremony digital souvenir to the great new Games-time...

City of Vancouver officially opens the Olympic Line streetcar: Story in Pictures

A train on loan from Brussels made its virgin trip from the Olympic Village to a stop close to Granville Island. Story in pictures...