2010 Winter Olympic Games

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"Whistler Mountain through the years" Timeline

Newspaper clipping from the Vancouver Sun including a timeline of "Whistler Mountain through the years." Significant events from the opening of Rainbow Lodge in 1914 to the naming of Whistler as top ski resort in North America in 2015 are listed. The clipping also contains the continuation of an article from page A17 about the history of Whistler. There are two photographs: skiers disembarking a gondola in 1991 and construction work on Whistler Town Centre in 1980.

Vancouver Sun

Anti-Olympic Movement

Materials gathered by Sara Jennings which oppose the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, including a Whistler Watch pamphlet titled "Whistler Welcomes the World But ... at what cost?", an AWARE pamphlet titled "THESE GAMES ARE NOT GREEN!", and a poster for an "Inside the Olympics Industry" talk given by Dr. Helen Lensky of the University of Toronto. The material is intended to spread awareness of the environmental, financial, and social costs of the Olympic Games, and to encourage changes to be made by the International Olympic Committee.

Inside the Olympics Industry - Whistler Watch Poster

Poster produced by Whistler Watch and The Council of Canadians, advertising a talk called "Inside the Olympic Industry" by Dr. Helen Lensky on the negative aspects of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. A list on the poster argues these negative impacts include the destruction of natural habitat, the forced removal of residents of East Vancouver, the harassment of Olympics critics by the police, and the creation of long-lasting debt. Olympic supporters, critics, VANOC staff, athletes, ISU, and the "curious" are all invited to attend. The talk was held at the Whistler Public Library on Saturday, September 12th [2009], at 6:30 pm.

Paralympic Opening Ceremonies Guide

The bilingual program from the Paralympic Opening Ceremonies.

Table of Contents:
1 Countdown
2 Welcome Fanfare
3 Youth of Canada
4 The Guardian Spirit
5 Parade of Athletes
6 One Crew
7 One Story
8 The Sport
9 Unleashed
10 The Flag
11 Rise Again
12 Canadian Inspiration
13 A Spark Becomes a Flame

Contains poetry and art related to the Paralympic Games, the national anthem in English, French and Braille, a paragraph about the influence of the West Coast's First Nations on the Games, the order of the Parade of Athletes, a brief history of the Paralympic movement, the Official's and Athlete's Oaths, quotes by Rick Hansen and Terry Fox, information about the lighting of the Cauldron, messages from Michaelle Jean, Stephen Harper, Gordon Campbell, Tewanee Joseph, Sir Philip Craven, John Furlong, Gregor Robertson, Ken Melamed and Patrick Roberge. The production team and performers are listed at the back of the guide.

Sara Jennings

  • SJEN
  • Fonds
  • 1986-[2010]

Materials gathered by Sara Jennings, incuding a Myrtle Philip Elementary School newsletter from 1986, and two pamphlets and a poster representing the anti-2010 Olympic Games perspective.

Scrapbook Feb. 12th/04 to April 9th/04

Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, programs, and other material about artistic and cultural events in Whistler.

Topics include: the Whistler Community Arts Council, Millennium Place, 2010 Olympic Games, Celebration 2010 Whistler Arts showcase, Skiier's Chapel, art exhibits, greenhouses, theatre, music, presentations, literature, dance, music, comedy, memorials, naturalists, seniors, opera, films, and festivals.

Scrapbook Feb. 6th/03 to March 27th/03

Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, programs, and other material about artistic and cultural events in Whistler.

Topics include: the Whistler Community Arts Council, Millennium Place, Celebration 2010, Whistler Housing Authority, Whistler Naturalists, Mature Action Committee, Telluride Festival, tango, comedy, religion, theatre, dance, housing, community events, sculpture, music, fundraising, seminars, film, memorials, improv, lectures, astronomy, photography, old-growth forests, Tuvan throat singers, killer whales, and songs of the '60s.

Scrapbook Jan 20/05 - Feb 17/05

Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, programs, and other material about artistic and cultural events in Whistler.

Topics include: the Whistler Community Arts Council, Millennium Place, Celebration 2010, Whistler Arts Festival, ArtWalk, Tuned Women III, Telluride Mountain Film Festival, Cultural Cabaret, Famous Movie Monologues, Whistler Singers, music, concerts, art exhibits, films, photography, astronomy, Tibetan culture, jazz, tsunami relief, capoeira, trees of Whistler.

These Games are Not Green! Booklet

Booklet produced by AWARE entitled "THESE GAMES ARE NOT GREEN!". It contains information about the negative environmental impacts of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, including loss of biodiversity, destruction of natural habitats, energy and water demands, mass transportation, increased greenhouse gas emissions and waste production, and a lack of institutional accountability. It also lists potential solutions to these problems, such as reusing pre-existing Olympic facilities, eliminating or restricting sliding sports, making the Games spectator-free, and holding host countries to high environmental standards.

AWARE (Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment)

Tourism Whistler

  • TOUR
  • Fonds
  • 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.

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