VANOC

Former Olympic boss John Furlong wins defamation case filed by journalist

Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong did not defame a freelance journalist who reported on allegations he abused First Nations students.

Review into Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot to be released this week

Authors studied causes, police role, lessons learned (or not) from riot in '94 -- and how to avoid a repeat in future.

IOC's false patriotism and disrespect of indigenous peoples

IOC is in the business of making money for itself by hosting Olympic events. That is its real agenda, disguised behind the smoke and mirrors of mad flag waving and false patriotism.

When the dominator energy came to town: the real IOC

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

Mayor Gregor Robertson presents certificate of appreciation and City Olympic medallions to VANOC executives

At City Council today, Mayor Gregor Robertson presented a Certificate of Appreciation and City Olympic medallions to executives of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and...

Raphael Saadiq Tops off Cultural Olympiad With Legendary Soul

Raphael Saadiq brought his legendary soul music to our lofty Orpheum as part of Vancouver's Cultural Olympiad series.  If there's one thing VANOC definitely did right, it was Saturday night....

2010 Globe Awards Presented in Vancouver

Winners of the 2010 Globe Awards were recognized Tuesday night at Waterfront’s Fairmount Hotel, where over a hundred people gathered in formal attire to celebrate excellence in environmental business...

Mayor Gregor Robertson Welcomes Prince Edward to the 2010 Paralympic Games

“The Prince is coming,” the photographer said, focusing her camera and moving closer in towards the curb.  “Prince William?” a tall grey-haired woman carrying a large bundle of flowers, asked...

Assessing the Olympics

On the last day of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, the sun came out, casting a glow on the dramatic, story book finish to the 21st Winter Olympic Games. What a nail-biting climax: a gold medal...

"Share the Gold" Campaign Stands to End Homelessness

Ric Matthews of First United Church addresses the crowd. People waiting to begin the stand. The chain forms along both sides of Hastings. The human chain calling for a national housing...