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Tag Archives: olympics
The biggest party in the world shut down a little after 2am Monday morning, as the last revellers in Vancouver staggered out of the downtown core, leaving the wake of their destruction for the hardest-working city clean-up crew ever. The Olympics are gone.* 17 days of madness, medals, and mountains have come to a close, and the [...]
The Games opened yesterday with the start of what I suspect will persist throughout the Games — agitators doing everything they could to dampen the party. As the ceremonies occurred, protesters tried to push their way there, and the inevitable clash with authorities ensued. Two cops suffered minor injuries, but no protesters were harmed. Here’s my [...]
Hi. I’m Steffani, and I’m a lifelong Vancouverite. I voted “YES” in the Olympics plebiscite “back in the day,” when we lowly democratic peons had the chance to vote on the once-every-four-years-party that, you know, would cost a few bucks to put on. Now, I know, that voting day was such a sunny, beautiful day so [...]
I work a couple blocks away from one of the nastiest parts of my beloved city, Vancouver, Canada. It’s like a whole other world when you stumble into the Downtown East Side, just two blocks east of my office, a place that held, in the early ‘90s, the highest urban rate of AIDS and HIV [...]