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Pros and cons of Vancouver 2010 Olympic bid

It might be the most ruthless of all Olympic competitions: the race for the right to host the Games. At stake are hundreds of millions of dollars in potential profit, and an indelible mark on the global map. To opponents it's a colossal waste of tax dollars, a carnival of hype, spin and speculation. CBC Archives looks back at Canada's winning and losing Olympic bids.

Golden opportunity meets unpredictable weather, a dangerous highway and native protest.
Medium: Television
Program: Canada Now
Broadcast Date: Feb. 5, 2002
Guest(s): John Furlong, Am Johal, Art Manuel, Jack Poole, Judith Read
Host: Clare MacKenzie, Gloria Macarenko
Reporter: Darrow MacIntyre
Duration: 6:05

Last updated: February 13, 2012

Page consulted on March 29, 2012

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