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Olympic Village compared to ” boy scout camp” with “walls as thin as curtains” ??? Read the news from overseas…

For the love of everything Canadian, will someone please tell me this is not true!!  courtesy of  a long standing reader this morning : http://www.bild.de/BILD/news/bild-english/sport-news/vancouver-olympics-2010/02/12/olympic-village-accommodation/coaches-athletes-slam-walls-as-thin-as-curtains.html ( and who was in charge of Olympic construction ? ) Don’t snore – ‘the walls are as thin as curtains’… Continue Reading “Olympic Village compared to ” boy scout camp” with “walls as thin as curtains” ??? Read the news from overseas…”

An Olympic sized Canadian bail-out for Intrawest could mean all Canadians pay for the 2010 games – whether they want to or not.

From the NY Post : Fortress says it is negotiating with the Canadian government, which it says promised to make it whole for the time Whistler/Blackcomb mountain is used for the Olympics. Intrawest is trying to get roughly $90 million, and wants to be paid before the… Continue Reading “An Olympic sized Canadian bail-out for Intrawest could mean all Canadians pay for the 2010 games – whether they want to or not.”