vancouver 2010 olympics

Mar 10, 2010

Paralympics: An enjoyable alternative to the Olympics

Pina Belperio
While our Olympic hangover slowly subsides, the stage is being set for the 2010 Paralympics -- a more relaxed and less intrusive event than its over-bearing cousin, the Olympics.
Feb 19, 2010

Your chance to get red

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Three Vancouver actions are taking place this weekend to campaign for affordable and accessible low-income housing.
Feb 18, 2010

The Olympic Tent Village: A safe community

Mara Kardas-Nelson
Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood is not known as one of the city's most beautiful, but the Olympic Tent Village helps to highlight its community.
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.
Feb 11, 2010
Pivot lawyer Doug King with Olympics rights card

2010 Olympics: Know your rights

Pivot Legal Society
Pivot Legal Society to hand out thousands of cards with legal rights and sets up 24-hour Pivot Lawyer Hotline.
Nov 23, 2009

Coke in green clothing

Meera Karunananthan
Coke will be using the Olympics to promote its products as environmentally friendly. Meanwhile thousands in India are demanding that its plant in Varanasi be shut down for causing water shortages.
Oct 1, 2009

Chicago 2016? Why Obama's wrong to boost Olympic bid

Dave Zirin
As the Obamas fly to Europe to lobby for Chicago 2016, it's worth remembering that 'to greater or lesser degrees, the Olympics bring gentrification, graft and police violence wherever they nest.'

Red Tent Olympic "Wrap Up"

Feb 27, 2010 to Feb 28, 2010
Canada Pavilion
Dunsmuir and Beatty
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 47.4204" N, 123° 6' 37.9332" W
British Columbia CA
The Olympic Wrap-up party will launch the campaign onto the national stage with a clear message for the Harper Government - Canada needs to end homelessness now!

Welcoming the Olympics with a mass festival and march!

Feb 12, 2010
Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver , BC
49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
British Columbia CA
Join us in a lively public festival at the Vancouver Art Gallery and a parade to BC Place Stadium to "welcome" the 2010 Olympic Torch.
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