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Archive of posts tagged "van2010"

John Furlong’s Book, Win a Copy of Patriot Hearts

February 11th, 2011 @ 9:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, an event that has forever changed our city in many ways. We came together as a region, Province, and country, to celebrate athleticism at its best while letting our patriotism show. One man who had a major hand in making this event happen […]

Columba Light Festival West Vancouver

February 10th, 2011 @ 8:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

West Vancouver will host its own winter festival this weekend, celebrating the one year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. The Columba Festival (named after a constellation that appears over our North Shore skies at this time of year) will feature concerts and activities along the Waterfront, at the Community Centre, Ferry Building, Silk Purse […]

Vancouver 2010 Banners Still on Sale

February 8th, 2011 @ 10:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last August I announced that Vancouver 2010 Winter Games street banners were for sale from VANOC with proceeds benefitting Tradeworks Training Society. A few months later, and closer to the anniversary celebrations, there are still banners available for purchase from The Flag Shop. Photo credit: cheukiecfu The banners range from $34.95 to $79.95 (for ones […]

Street Hockey on Granville for the Olympic Anniversary

February 3rd, 2011 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There will be street hockey on Granville this month as the road is closed to traffic and thousands celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. Street hockey games popped up on Smithe, Howe, Granville, in Yaletown and across the region as so many participated in cheering on our Canadian athletes by […]

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Anniversary Events

January 13th, 2011 @ 4:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday CTV was looking for news and events surrounding any kind of Vancouver 2010 anniversary events. Turns out, there’s plenty going on around town and so far 10,000 people have signed up on Facebook for a simple gathering on Granville — anywhere on Granville between Drake and Georgia.  Photo credit: Mananetwork on Flickr Cauldron The […]

Canadian Paralympic Committee Names Elisabeth Walker-Young Assistant Chef de Mission for London 2012

December 2nd, 2010 @ 2:15pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the Canadian Paralympic Committee named four-time Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young as Canada’s Assistant Chef de Mission for the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games. After captivating our attention in Vancouver last February, the Paralympics have been growing in popularity thanks to the outstanding performances by our athletes. I had the chance to chat with Elisabeth […]