2010 Winter- All the news about the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver BC

 
 

 
 

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  • Opportunity knocks for disabled athletes at Kamloops Games

    Opportunity knocks for disabled athletes at Kamloops Games
    KAMLOOPS ? The Kamloops Legacy Performance Games will include disability sports, thanks to provincial government funding.
  • Community sport programs receive government funding boost

    Community sport programs receive government funding boost
    VICTORIA ? Twenty-one B.C. communities will benefit from government grants geared to the development of local sport programs, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Bill Bennett announced today.
  • Government provides $1 million for literacy outreach

    Government provides $1 million for literacy outreach
    VANCOUVER ? The B.C. government is providing Decoda Literacy Solutions with a $1 million grant to support the organization?s literacy outreach programs in communities throughout British Columbia.
  • Government announces new sport funding for northern B.C.

    Government announces new sport funding for northern B.C.
    PRINCE GEORGE ? In the midst of a Prince George community celebration marking two years until the 2015 Canada Winter Games, Prince George-Valemount MLA Shirley Bond and Prince George-Mackenzie MLA Pat Bell announced a $390,000 Northern Sport Strategy.
  • B.C. MLAs count down to 2015 Canada Winter Games

    B.C. MLAs count down to 2015 Canada Winter Games
    VICTORIA ? Wearing commemorative scarves bearing the insignia of the 2015 Canada Winter Games, British Columbia MLAs gathered on the steps of the Parliament Buildings in Victoria to mark the two-year point until the Games open in Prince George.
 
 
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    Eagle River native Jinelle Zaugg-Siergiej had to fight for playing time on the Northland Pines High School boys' hockey team before winning a silver medal in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. When her playing days at Ohio State were finished, Mallory Miralda served as a volunteer coach for the Lakeland Union High School girls' hockey team for three seasons.
  • Transit Ridership Slumping? Not in Canada.

    Transit Ridership Slumping? Not in Canada.
    ... barely budged last year. In Montreal, ridership increased more than 2 percent. The biggest increase was in Vancouver, which is exceptional for a few reasons, writes Yuen: Vancouver's transit ridership has historically been higher than many ...
  • Book Review: Heather Moyse invites readers to take the wheel and steer their life towards success

    Book Review: Heather Moyse invites readers to take the wheel and steer their life towards success
    ... story." Moyse might not have been realistic when she decided at 27 she would represent Canada in the 2006 Winter Olympics in a sport she had never done before, bobsleigh. But she decided to shift her perspective and focus on the possibilities. She ...
  • VANOC too 'squeaky fair,' coach says

    VANOC too 'squeaky fair,' coach says
    ... Olympic Park (WOP) this week for some dryland training with the women's team, is just a mite perturbed with Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic organizers (VANOC) over issues related to access to WOP and neighbouring sites. Dave Wood, team leader for ...
  • Brittany Phelan's victory lap - The Juliana athlete and newly...

    Brittany Phelan's victory lap - The Juliana athlete and newly...
    ... kind of my whole life," she says. Her skiing kept progressing and she was named as an alternative athlete at the Vancouver Olympics then made the team four years later, competing in slalom in Sochi, Russia. At the time, she was ranked 30th in the ...