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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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Attention Curling Fans!!!

For all you Curling fans out there, you will have the unique opportunity to attend a special appearrance by curling superstars, Team Bernard & Team Martin at The Olympic Superstore, The Bay Downtown Vancouver! On Thursday, January 28th, the first 200 curling fans to purchase a Signature Series item at ...

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Arch-Bishop to Bless the Grand Opening of Irish House 2010

The Reverend J. Michael Miller (CSB) rings in the Olympic Eve with a blessing of Irish House February 11, 2010 at 4:30PM, marking the official Grand Opening of Irish House. His Grace will anoint each room with holy water and prayers to the melodious sounds of bagpipes provided by BC ...

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Austria’s Passive House

The Austria House is a uniquie structure not only to Whistler, but to all of Canada. The Austrians have built what is called a Passive House to house their delagates and media crews during the 2010 Winter Games. It it the first house of its kind in Whistler and the ...

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Russian Tall Ship in Vancouver for Games

Vancouver is in for a rare treat when the Russian tall ship, the Krusenstern, is expected to arrive in the city, carrying the flag and delegates of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games organizing committee. The ship is expected to arrive at Vancouver’s Burrard Drydock on February 10th. The ship will ...

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Preparing the City for the World

Vancity is buzzing with activities in preparation and anticipation for the coming Winter Games. In 22 days, Vancouver will host the world with Glowing hearts! Flags and banners are starting to appear in all corners of the city. VANOC venue access tents (aka security check points) are being erected, these ...

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Winter Games Sponsors

With 24 days remaining on the countdown clock today, the city is quickly filling up with Winter Games sponsored advertising. Here are a few examples I captured on a short downtown photowalk this afternoon. One sponsor has taken over two sides of the TD Building on the corner of Howe ...

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