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John Furlong dropped as keynote speaker at UBC fundraiser

Former Vancouver Olympics CEO John Furlong has been dropped from an upcoming UBC fundraiser.

The university confirmed that it has cancelled Furlong’s appearance at the ZLC Millennium Scholarship Breakfast on Feb. 150 more words


Vancouver Olympic Cauldron to light up for Rio Olympics Opening Ceremonies

The Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza will light up in celebration of Canadian athletes competing in the Rio Olympics.

The monument from Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics located outside the Vancouver Convention Centre will light up for one day on Friday, Aug. 132 more words


Paralympics: It's Not about Disability, It's About Ability

Rina Akiyama is totally blind in both eyes, but that didn’t stop her from learning how to swim and eventually becoming a champion swimmer.

Hisano Tezuka is deaf, but that didn’t stop her from becoming a skiier, determined to compete at the highest levels in the Deaflympics. 899 more words


The Great Human Odyssey: Darren Fung From Sgt. To Composer

Personal growth is something I am constantly struggling with and then there are instances when I see someone else I know grow, that ignites something inside me and I suddenly can overcome my own complacency. 822 more words