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Letter from Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau to Jean Brusset regarding the 1976 Vancouver-Garibaldi Olympic Bid.

The Insiders' Guide to Whistler 07/08

The Insiders' Guide to Whistler from Winter 2007-2008. The booklet lists services and events happening in Whistler throughout the season.
Table of Contents:
Events 10
Enroute to 2010 16
On the Mountains 18
Activities 20
Beauty, Fitness and Spas 44
Shop 50
Galleries 64
Food & Drink 69
Party 90
Real Estate 94
Staying Overnight 97
Services 98
FAQs 100
Maps 106

The Insiders' Guide to Whistler Winter 2010

The Insiders' Guide to Whistler for Winter 2010, including 99 Things to Do and the Best Places to Eat and Drink.
Table of Contents:
Games Time 8
Events 14
On the Mountains 16
Activities 20
99 Things to Do 37
Beauty, Fitness and Spas 46
Shop 52
Art Galleries 66
Real Estate 72
Food and Drink 76
Party 98
Services and Accommodation 102
FAQs 104
Maps 110

The Luger

A 3 minute film directed by Ivan Hughes as a youth entry to the 2009 Whistler Film Festival. The Luger tells the story of local Sam Edney who is training to qualify for the Olympics in the sport of luge.

Tourism Whistler

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  • 1998-2003

Materials created by Tourism Whistler, including a video and news release announcing Whistler's intention to bid along with Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Tyrolia Diagonal Top Olympic Honors Booklet

Top Olympic Honors booklet from Tyrolia celebrating two of their sponsored athletes' performances in the Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games of 1980. Inside there is a portrait photo of Leonard Stock, Olympic and World champion in the Men's Downhill skiing, and Steve Podborski, Bronze medal winner in the Men's Downhill skiing.

Vancouver 2010 Official Souvenir Program

Vancouver 2010 Olympics Official Souvenir Program.

Table of Contents:

p. 26: Forever Young- Best-selling author Douglas Coupland takes on a vivid journey through his Vancouver - tracing its history, its neighbourhoods, its heart and its soul.
p. 38: Hockey: Canada's Game - For sport lovers visiting this land, writes Roch Carrier, the password is hockey. Carrier traces hockey's historic roots and its significance today.
p. 48: Tiger Tales - Canadian Olympic hero Nancy Greene Raine on national pride and winning the ultimate prize in sport.
p. 50: Spirit of the Games - Being a true Olympian of Paralympian isn't just about sport and winning medals - its about fundamentals, lasting values, true ideals writes Stephen Brunt.
p. 76: History Makers - From Torvill and Dean to the Miracle on Ice, acclaimed sports anchor Brian Williams shares his most cherished memories of past Olympic Games.
p. 86: Stars that Dazzle - The Paralympic Winter Games is littered with tales of remarkable athletes achieving remarkable results in their sports and private lives, writes Allan Maki.
p. 146: The Last Word - Allow yourself a moment to dream during these Games - there's so much more at stake than just winning or losing writes Canadian Olympian and NBA superstar Steve Nash.
p. 18: The Warm Up - A mixture of Games-time cultural highlights and classic Canadiana.
p. 33: Dream Believers - How a single gold medal ignited a big, bold ambition to bring the world to Whistler.
p. 61: Ice Masters - Creating the perfect ice surface is painstaking work.
p. 64: Bearing Witness - First Nations culture is finding fresh ways to express itself.
p. 73: Canada's Games - Hosting the Games is about kinship, community and being the best a nation can be
p. 94: Home Away From Home - Catriona Le May Doan and others share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life in an Athletes' Village.
p. 98: Power, Purpose, Glory - The 2010 Winter Games venues are fostering the highest performance possible.
p. 105: Shaping a Future - How youth and social groups are benefiting from the greenest Games ever.
How the Games Changed My Life:
p. 63: Colette Bourgonje
p. 72: Philip Boit
p. 93: Doug Anakin
p. 97: Steven Bradbury
p. 104: Ragnhild Myklebust
p. 109: Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards
p. 110: Olympic Games Schedule
p. 111: Letters
p. 112: Olympic Games Sports
p. 128: Paralympic Games Schedule
p. 130: Paralympic Games Sports
p. 136: Vancouver Map
p. 138: Whistler Map

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