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Mary Newman Fonds

  • WA_2016_014
  • Fonds
  • 2010

Publications relating to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, including guides, programs, and schedules.

Negatives Sheet 1

Photographs of the Canada Day Parade and construction in Whistler Village.

1-2. Truck in Canada Day Parade.

  1. Mountie riding in Canada Day Parade.
  2. Horse pulling a man in a travois in Canada Day Parade.
  3. Logging truck in Canada Day Parade.
  4. Horse-drawn cart with "Special Olympics 1981" sign passing the pharmacy in the Canada Day Parade.
  5. Truck made to look like a house in Canada Day Parade.
    8-9. First Nations float with children dancing in Canada Day Parade.
  6. Truck with musicians in Canada Day Parade.
  7. Firetruck in Canada Day Parade.
  8. Firetruck with 3 people in costumes in Canada Day Parade.
    13-14. Truck in Canada Day Parade.
    15-16. Whistler Conference Centre under construction.
  9. Unidentified construction site.
  10. Whistler Conference Centre under construction.
  11. Unidentified construction site.
    20-21. Road construction on a mountain.
  12. View of construction in Whistler Village with the Whistler Conference Centre, Hearthstone and Rainbow Lodges and Fitzsimmons Lodge.
  13. Whistler Village Chair with a view of Whistler Village.
    24-25. View of construction in Whistler Village with the Whistler Conference Centre, Hearthstone and Rainbow Lodges, Fitzsimmons Lodge, Blackcomb Lodge, the Sundial Hotel and the Fire Hall.

Normal

A 5 minute film directed by Beau and Dustin Blanche for the 2006 Whistler Film Festival. Normal is about the story of Peter Crutchfield who was injured in a skiing accident and is in the process of training for the Paralympic Games.

Official Spectator Guide

The Official Spectator's Guide to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and Paralympics. Provides information on how to get to and from venues, maps, acquiring and using tickets, the competition schedule, specific venue information, the 2010 volunteer team, information on opening, closing ceremonies and other celebration sites, the Cultural Olympiad, the Torch Relay, sustainability, aboriginal participation, Olympic merchandise, sponsors and partners and helpful contact information.

Table of Contents:
Your Tickets:
8 Where to Buy Tickets
10 Additional Ticketing Information
12 Olympic Competition Schedule
Spectator Information:
20 At the Venue
24 Venue Facilities and Services
26 Spectators With a Disability
27 Know Your Team 2010 Volunteers
28 Stay Healthy
Getting There:
31 Know Before You Go
34 Getting Around Metro Vancouver
40 To Cypress Mountain and Whistler Venues
49 Getting Around Whistler
Venues:
52 BC Place
56 Canada Hockey Place
60 Pacific Coliseum
64 Richmond Olympic Oval
68 UBC Thunderbird Arena
72 Vancouver Olympic Centre
76 Cypress Mountain
80 Whistler Medals Plaza
82 Whistler Creekside
86 Whistler Olympic Park
92 The Whistler Sliding Centre
Ceremonies and Celebrations:
98 Opening and Closing Ceremonies
99 Victory Celebrations
100 Celebration Sites
102 Cultural Olympiad
Paralympic Winter Games:
107 Tickets
107 Spectator Guide
108 Paralympic Competition Schedule
More...:
112 Meet Team 2010
113 The Torch Relay
114 Sustainability at VANOC
115 Aboriginal Participation
116 The Real 2010 Experience
117 Licensing and Merchandising
118 Ticket License Agreement
126 Vancouver 2010 Partners and Sponsors
128 Helpful Contacts and Websites

1 bilingual duplicate.

Olympic Games Planner

A daily calendar and planner entitled "A Local's Guide to the 2010 Olympic Games". It includes tips for planning around the Olympic Games, as well as information on how access the events and torch relays, with a focus on February and March of 2010. It also includes maps and information on what's happening in and around Whistler is 2010, a short history of the Olympic journey, and interesting facts. The planner is divided into Live, Work and Play sections to provide locals with helpful information.

Table of Contents:
4-9 Journey to the Games: A Dream Realized
10-11 January Tips
12-13 February Month at a Glance
14-69 February Day-by-Day
70-71 March Tips
72-73 March Month at a Glance
74-92 March Day-by-Day
93-104 Live: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, The Ultimate Daypack, Transportation
105-114 Work: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Transportation
115-147 Play: Living the Dream, Local Tips, Top 3 Q & A, The Important Stuff, Local Involvement, Torch Relays, Other Cultural Events, Transportation.
148-153 Maps
154-156 Details (Useful phone numbers, websites and glossary.

Olympic Publications

Publications relating to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, including guides, programs, and schedules.

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.

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

WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine 2005-2006

The WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine for the 2005/2006 season.
Table of Contents:
10 Dropping In - Whistler Blackcomb's historic anniversary year.
12 Quick Hits - What's new this year, plus info on demos, ski schools, rentals and a full event calendar.
20 Family Focus - From the new Tube Park and Family Zones to the Whistler Kids program, Whistler Blackcomb has something for everyone.
24 Striving for Sustainability: Whistler Blackcomb's quest for environmental excellence.
26 Summer Adventure at its Peak - Biking, hiking and sightseeing high in Whistler's alpine.
28 WB Magazine's Food and Drink "Best Of" list.
30 The Science of Snow Reporting - A day in the life of Anton Horvath, avalanche forecaster.
34 Maintaining the Highest Level - It's all in the grooming.
36 A Tale of Three Retailers - Can-Ski, Westbeach and Showcase Snowboards
40 Dual Mountain Milestone - An Olympic dream grows into at 40th birthday for Whistler and 25th for Blackcomb.
46 Big Mountain Adventure - Pros describe some of their best days even on Whistler Blackcomb from Air Jordan and Spanky's Ladder to the new Peak to Creek Zone.
52 Exposed - WB Magazine's photo feature.
58 - Essential Equipment - Our 2005-06 gear guide.
80 - Local Knowledge - Some of the mountains' best kept secrets.
Includes information on: Whistler Blackcombs anniversaries, upgrades on the ski hills, building the Whistler Sliding Centre, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival's 10th anniversary, Whistler Blackcomb Ski Schools, things to do in and around Whistler, sustainability efforts, summer events, food and drinks in Whistler, the science of snow reporting, how the mountain is groomed, three ski retailers (Can-Ski, Westbeach and The Shop), some pros describe their favourite spots on the mountains to ski, a photo collection from the Whistler Blackcomb area, a guide to buying new ski gear, and a local's knowledge section about the best ski runs.

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