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2010

Modline 2010 Spring / Summer Show Features Flora and Fauna, Red Jade, Nicole Bridger, Hawks Ave, Hardihood, Dope.Girl.Fresh and Killa

Feel cold? Get hot with what's in store for Summer 2010 from Vancouver's sexiest and most stylish designers featured at the Modline Annual Show and get that hit of sunshine with this article and sizzl

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...

Dear Stephen Colbert

Dear Stephen Colbert: We are concerned about your plans to attempt to enter Canada after calling us "syrup-suckers" and "ice-holes" on your show. Are you aware of what befell your friend, Amy Goodman,

Just in Time for Christmas Souvenir Transit Passes on Sale November 27

They’re lasting – and useful – souvenirs of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games – and make great stocking stuffers for Christmas.  TransLink’s six-week Games Transit Passes go on sale...

Temporary Hostel to Open December 4 for Visitors and Workers in Vancouver during 2010 Winter Games

The temporary hostel for the 2010 Winter Games will open its doors next week at the Eldorado Hotel in east Vancouver to provide low-cost accommodations for people seeking Games-related employment or...

Norwegian Alpine Ski Team Coach-less, Michael Bublé Hosts Olympic Hockey Games: Today's Olympic Round-Up

Norwegian Speed Skating Coach Fired Over Comment The Norwegian national speed skating team lost its coach on Monday after skater Maren Haugli complained to the Norweigian speed skating federation...

Council Approves $63,000 for Local 2010 Winter Games Celebration Activities

October 21, 2009 - Vancouver City Council has approved $63,125 for 17 local groups to host music, arts, school and community celebrations in support of the 2010 Winter Games. The Host a City...

The Lighting of the Olympic Flame: Transportation Changes Restrict Areas Downtown

Lighting of the Olympic Flame - The longest domestic Torch Relay in history actually begins in Greece today (Thursday, October 22nd) with a traditional ritual lighting ceremony in Olympia. ...

One-of-a-Kind Medals Show Off Great Vancouver Landscapes

Olympic updates for Oct. 15th, 2009. The medals were unveiled today for the Olympic as well as Paralympic games. Each medal given out will be one-of-a-kind.

International Olympics Committee Says No to Creative Commons Postings on Flickr

Earlier this week, the Vancouver Observer spoke with Australian photographer and social media specialist who currently works with the CPU/CSA, Richard Giles about his encounter with the International...