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Olympics

Creating the People's History of 2010: Accredit Yourself and Start Reporting, Partying, and Schmoozing with the World

Interested in crowd-sourced media's role in the Olympics? This dossier contains the evolving history of grassroots coverage from past Olympics plus tips and tactics for documenting civics, arts and sp

The Evangelical Economics of the 2010 Olympics

As the Olympics draw nearer, Am Johal strips us of our rose-coloured glasses and takes us through the realities of what being the Host city has cost us.

Wilco, Sam Roberts Band, Damian Marley and many more to play free shows on LiveCity Yaletown Stage in David Lam Park for 2010 Olympics

Chicago band, Wilco, is coming to Vancouver on February 13th. This free concert starts at 9pm at David Lam Park, right on the seawall. I've been hearing good things about Wilco for a while and when...

Music Scene in Vancouver...2010 Olympics Special

What else is happening in Vancouver during February - 2010 Olympics Special?

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...

One Vancouver Cab Company Providing Driver Training to Prepare for Olympic Crowds; Others Undetermined

Not all Vancouver cab companies have the same level of quality control in the leadup to the Olympics. Last week's CTV story on the lack of knowledge on Olympic venue locations by cabbies was...

Public Displays of Affectation: Dave Zirin on the Olympics

Dave Zirin is a rare animal indeed, and a bit of a shit disturber. He's a "political" sports writer who isn't willing to let sports off the hook for it's potential leadership role in bringing social...

Signs, Snow, Whistler Bankruptcy, and Other Olympic-Sized Misadventures and Malfunctions

We learned this week that Fortress, the company that acquired Whistler-Blackcomb from a bankrupt Intrawest, is now in default to its creditors. The news sparked speculation that the resort might clos

Medical Research at UBC to Grind to a Virtual Halt During Olympic Games

And what do I think of this? I think it's pathological.

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...