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A red, white and gold February in Vancouver

Vancouver photographers capture February's most memorable moments celebrated around the city and country.

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Canada scores a big "oh, no!" at World Juniors Hockey in gold medal game against Russia.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Congratulates Lauren Woolstencroft on Paralympic Alpine Gold Medal Win

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today congratulated Lauren Woolstencroft, whose outstanding performance in the women’s giant slalom standing alpine skiing event was rewarded with a gold medal at the...

Mayor Robertson declares Canada Snowboard Day and honours Olympic medalists Maëlle Ricker and Mike Robertson

Mayor Gregor Robertson declared February 24th, 2010 Canada Snowboard Team Day to honour women's snowboard cross gold medalist Maëlle Ricker and congratulate all of Canada’s snowboard competitors at...

North Vancouver's Maelle Ricker Cites Parents and Love of Sports for Olympic Gold Medal Win in Women's Snowboarding Competition

Applause from a room packed with journalists from around the world greeted Maelle Ricker as she prepared to talk about her gold medal win yesterday on the slopes of Cypress Mountain near her...

UBC Olympic Cash Grab, Team Canada's Roster Finalized and Violence Erupts During the Olympic Torch Relay: VO Olympic Round-UP

Here is what is making headlines: Five UBC Frat Houses to Rent Students' Rooms Over Games More than 200 students at the University of B.C. are being forced out of their rooms as five fraternities...