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Witnessing Olympic Gold

February 13th was an amazing day for me! It all started with a walk in the park with the dog, where I received a phone call from the Holland Heineken House saying that I had won the ticket lottery for tickets for the 5000 M speed skating match that day! ...

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Tom Cochrane at Molson Canadian Hockey House!

Yesterday’s win for the women’s hockey team against Switzerland and the gold medal presentation to Alexandre Bilodeau, gave Canadians much to celebrate last night! Last night’s celebration at the Molson Hockey House was full of energy! Tom Cochrane played an awesome concert for the crowd, starting with Victory Day and ...

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Free Mitten Alert!

LiveCity Yaletown is the place to be to watch the Opening Ceremonies tonight! Before the Ceremonies begins, they will show a summary of clips from the opening ceremonies of the Games since 1980 to get everyone in the spirit! Even more motivation to head down to LiveCity Yaletown, if you ...

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My Trip Down the Robson Square ZipTrek

I was very excited to try the zipline at Robson Square and this morning I had my chance! The ZipTrek zipline opened to the media this morning and I took this video of my trip down! So fun! So excited! It was so good, I did it twice! I encourage ...

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Kids and Family Activities During the Games

The Olympics is in itself a family friendly event. However, if you’re wondering about what activities would be fun to do with your kids, here are a few suggestions: The Robson Square Zipline: Whistler’s Ziptrek Ecotours has installed a 170 meter zipline across Robson Square from the top of the ...

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Premier Campbell on the Olympic Zipline

Yesterday I was able to catch Premier Gordon Campbell and Olympian Charmaine Crooks fly down the temporary Olympic Zipline at Robson Square. It took him some time to actually step off the platform and take the plunge, but eventually he did and here are some photos of the event. In ...

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House of Switzerland - Vancouver 2010

House of Switzerland Opening Celebration

The House of Switzerland opened its doors to the public for the first time, in both Vancouver and Whistler on February 5th. I was privileged to be invited to the opening celebration. The Swiss House is situated at Bridges Restaurant on Granville Island. The lineup to get a first look ...

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Code Live Opening Celebration

On February 4th, I was lucky to be invited to the Code Live Opening Celebration. Code Live is part of the 2010 Cultural Olympiad and is a showcase for insteractove arts, cutting edge music and culture. It runs from February 4th to 21st. There are two main locations for this ...

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Canada Olympic House

The Canada Olympic House has two locations, one downtown Vancouver and one in Whistler Village. Vancouver Canada Olympic House The sixth floor of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Bay Vancouver flagship store on Granville and West Georgia Street will serve Canada’s Olympic House during the 2010 Games. The House will provide ...

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Lunar Fest on Granville Street

As part of Cultural Olympiad programming, LunarFest is Canada’s premier presenter of contemporary expression in Asian arts and culture. It endeavors to reach new Canadians and those who have been here for many generations to share in the diversity of Canada. It also encourages and fosters the collaboration of Canadian ...

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