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Feb 12, 2010

Thousands march to 'welcome' the Olympics

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Thousands march to BC Place to "welcome" the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, highlighting concerns from environmental degradation to First Nations' rights.
Blog
Feb 12, 2010

VANOC promotes protest points

Meagan Perry
The Integrated Security Unit announces "safe assembly areas" on the eve of the opening ceremonies.
Blog
Feb 12, 2010
Whistler's RCMP Pigloo

Whistler invaded by black Pigloos

Pina Belperio
Over the past few weeks, mysterious black tents have been spotted at major intersections in Whistler, affectionately nicknamed Pigloos.
Blog
Feb 9, 2010

The Governator to carry Olympic Torch in Vancouver

Derrick O'Keefe
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be one of the final day’s torchbearers. I'm sure VANOC wishes they could bring up Mr. Freeze to work some magic up on Cypress Mountain.
News
Feb 2, 2010

The Olympics: An opportunity for media innovation?

Steve Anderson
Kat Braybrooke
Vivian Xudan Pan
Jacqueline Cusack McDonald
With new venues dedicated to citizen-produced art, ideas and journalism emerging in Vancouver and the city's active social justice scene, could the Olympics be more inclusive than other media events?
Book Review
Jan 28, 2010

Athletes as activists

Jane Williams
Dave Zirin's People's History of Sports explores the politics of sport and tells the stories of activist athletes. He came to Vancouver at the invitation of the Olympic Resistance Network.
Blog
Jan 26, 2010

Our time to shine?

Chris Shaw
My statistical abilities have in fact been particularly acute about Vancouver's 2010 Winter Games, now just three weeks from the opening ceremonies.

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