Tag Archives: 2010 winter olympics

Was the construction of the “White Elephant” Golden Ears Bridge about connecting communities – or was it a 2010 Olympic Initiative?

Occasionally when I am investigating one story, something comes up that leads me to a new and completely unrelated topic. In this case, I was researching another P3 project I’ve been working on, and stumbled across one of those things that make … Continue reading

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” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian

This link is appearing everywhere online, and has been sent to me by a number of readers. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jan/31/vancouver-winter-olympics-police An interesting commentary, it at first appears to be an overseas Op-Ed, but on further examination the author turns out to be a local … Continue reading

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Coming to a screen near you:” The Coca Cola Case ” ~ (The movie Coca Cola would rather no one watches)

While everyone’s certainly seems to be feeling the lighter side of Coca Cola in Vancouver and along the  Olympic torch run,here is a little something-something that came into my email box this week.  Lawyers from Coca Cola’s  New York office have tried to … Continue reading

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You heard it here locally first, on January 11th…now,CBC picks up NY post story and tells more of how Intrawest’s troubles are threatening the Olympics in Whistler

You heard it here first on January 11th, which is the date I brought you the NY post story that detailed the first  real hint of trouble for Whistler/Blackcomb resort owners, Intrawest, whose creditors are threatening to foreclose on them and … Continue reading

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Is this really about protecting the homeless – or protecting the Olympic image ?

 In a move that Coast Mountain and Translink will surely claim as altruistic, Transit police have been given the authority to identify,and move homeless people to shelters during extreme weather. They will even call in a shuttle bus and driver to transport … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Wednesday August 05th, 2009

Welcome back to the weekly feature where we take a look at bits and bite from all over the web.First up today : What is the importance in a name? As a parent to 4, I’ve always thought long and hard about … Continue reading

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