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Vancouver Olympics

Champion figure skater Patrick Chan talks about Olympic dreams, donates for stem cell initiative

Champion figure skater Patrick Chan spoke for a fundraiser and donated cells for a Chinese stem cell initiative at the Floata restaurant in Chinatown.

Why biodiversity matters

Climate change may be getting all the press, but other pressing matters remain at hand.

Making the Homeless disappear at the World Cup

Will South Africa benefit from the world up in the long run?

When the dominator energy came to town: the real IOC

The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics: Good for the city? Good for business? How?

Sending out an SOS: Vancouver Rally for a National Housing Program

Downtown Vancouver has transformed into Olympiamania: everyone dressed gaily in red waving flags up down and sideways, long line-ups everywhere, buzzing excitement in the energy field, and people taki

British Columbia Gets the Silver in Swilling (Nunavut Gets the Gold)

The crowds were in high spirits on Robson Street at 10:00 PM on February 18. Canada had just won its third gold medal of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. A line of RCMP officers stood at relaxed...