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2010 Winter Olympics

London, Vancouver, and Tokyo can share Olympic-sized lessons

Following London’s example, a major focus of planning for the Games is the “legacy,” something which the City of Vancouver knows about.

Canada: the land of the beautiful

Below is a list of 10 amazing people from across the country who help make Canada beautiful. Rebecca Bollwitt - Vancouver, BC Photo courtesy of  Nordica Photography Also known as the...

Harper makes former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell special envoy to London

Shortly after resigning last fall as B.C.'s premier, Gordon Campbell will bounce back into politics as Stephen Harper's new envoy to Britain.

From French Riviera, a Variety of Reactions to Vancouver, Canada, and the 2010 Winter Games

Canadians are kind and clean, the French garnered from watching Olympics television coverage. But a retiree who once actually lived in Canada isn't impressed. “The winters. So long!” Story inside...

Mayor Hopes to Harness Olympic Volunteer Support for Vital Civic Projects

At the first council meeting following the completion of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Mayor Robertson will be introducing a motion for the City to explore all possible legacy...

Apologies for the Olympics and Paralympics

Betty and Rolly Fox, parents of Terry Fox, carry the torch into opening ceremonies for the 2010 Paralympic Games.

International Women’s Day: “We Hold up Half the Sky”

Kat Norris, Coast Salish, Lyackson First Nation and Nez Perce, founder of Indigenous Action Movement, and survivor of Kuper Island Residential School

Big Time Scandal for Small Screen Stars

Mugshot of Actor Charlie Sheen, Arrested December 25, 2009

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert Attracts Huge, Enthusiastic Crowd at Science World For Live Taping of Show

The U.S comedian has been poking fun at Canadians since December, calling them “ice-holes” and “syrup-suckers,” but that did not seem to deter the hundreds of local fans who gathered at the muddy park