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Canada and Vancouver 2010 Olympic

Canada and Vancouver 2010 Olympic Vancouver VANCOUVER Population : About 1,800,000 (3 rd largest city in Canada) City with Nature Multicultural City where one can enjoy diverse cultures VANCOUVER Most Liveable City in the world!!!! VANCOUVER Canada and the Olympic Games

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Canada and Vancouver 2010 Olympic

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  1. Canada and Vancouver 2010 Olympic

  2. Vancouver

  3. VANCOUVER • Population : About 1,800,000 (3rd largest city in Canada) • City with Nature • Multicultural City where one can enjoy diverse cultures

  4. VANCOUVER Most Liveable City in the world!!!!

  5. VANCOUVER

  6. Canada and the Olympic Games Participated in first Games at Paris Summer Games in 1900 Hosted 21st Olympic Summer Games in Montreal in 1976 Hosted 15th Olympic Winter Games in Calgary in 1988 Canada won 10 medals at the Seoul Summer Games in 1988

  7. Canada and the Paralympic Games The First Paralympic was organized in Rome in 1960. Canada hosted the Summer Paralympic Games in Toronto in 1976 Canada is an important player in the Paralympic movement at the international level. Sydney 2000, Ruby team Torino 2006 Ice Sledge Hockey team Salt Lake City 2002 Brian and Robin McKeever brother in Ski

  8. 1904 Summer Olympic ( St. Louis) Etienne Desmarteau

  9. 1908 Summer Olympic (London) Lacrosse Team

  10. 1976 Summer Olympics(Montreal) Closing Symbol Opening

  11. 1988Winter Olympics(Calgary) Closing Symbol Opening

  12. 1988 Summer Olympics(Seoul) Carolyn Waldo Lennox Lewis

  13. 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games • Olympic Games: February 12-28, 2010 17 days -15 winter sports – 15 venues • Paralympic Games: March 12-21, 2010 10 days- 5 winter sports – 5 venues

  14. 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games - 5,000 Olympic Games athletes and officials - 1,700 Paralympic Games athletes and officials - 80+ countries participating in Olympic Games - 40+ countries participating in Paralympic Games - 10,000 media representatives - 3 billion worldwide television viewers - Expected number of volunteers: 25,000

  15. Olympic and Paralympic Sports 15 Olympic Sports Ice • Curling • Figure Skating • Ice Hockey • Speed Skating • Short Track Speed Skating Snow • Alpine Skiing • Biathlon • Cross-Country • Skiing • Freestyle Skiing • Bobsleigh • Nordic Combined • Ski Jumping • Snowboarding • Luge • Skeleton

  16. Olympic and Paralympic Sports Paralympic Sports • Wheelchair Curling • Ice Sledge Hockey • Alpine Skiing • Biathlon • Cross-Country Skiing

  17. Emblem

  18. 2010 Games Venues Competition Venues • Vancouver • General Motors Place • Hillcrest/Nat Bailey Stadium Park • Pacific Coliseum • UBC Winter Sports Centre General Motors Place

  19. 2010 Games Venues Competition Venues • Whistler • Whistler Creekside • Whistler Nordic Venue • Whistler Sliding Centre Whistler Creekside

  20. 2010 Games Venues Competition Venues • Richmond • Richmond Oval

  21. 2010 Games Venues Competition Venues • West Vancouver • Cypress Mountain

  22. Canada’s Games – economic benefits • Opportunity to use the Games over many years to develop Canadian business, tourism, trade, investment, technology and innovation. • Games to generate an estimated $10B in economic activity, including some 200,000 person-years of employment in Western Canada. • An estimated $2B to be spent on construction activity and another $2B generated in tourism. • The Games will highlight Canada’s position as an international destination of choice for tourists, businesses, investors and workers.

  23. Canada’s Games – social benefits • In Canada, the Games will provide new opportunities for First Nations, youth, women, ethnic communities and the disabled. • The Games will lead to increased low-income housing in Vancouver. • Vancouver and Whistler will gain world-class sport facilities. • Thousands of volunteers from all across the country will return home with new skills and valuable experience.

  24. Canada’s Games – sport benefits • The Games are an ideal opportunity for Canadians to rally behind our athletes. • The Games are expected to motivate Canadians to get involved in sport and physical activity. • Increasing participation rates among Canadians in sport provides important inspiration to children and youth who are facing unprecedented rates of obesity.

  25. Universities in CanadaSport • 25 programs available in Canada • For more information, please see www.korea.gc.ca or www.livelearnandsucceed.gc.ca

  26. Schools are as follows: • University of Saskatchewan • Brock University, St. Catherines • OntarioMount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta • University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario • Laurentian University of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario • University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta • Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia • York University, Toronto, Ontario • University of New Brunswick, Federiction, New Brunswick • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba • Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

  27. Questions? Thank you!

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