Eyes of world on quakes rumbling near Olympic site
Globe and Mail, August 28, 2008
VANCOUVER— A “swarm of earthquakes” off the coast of Vancouver Island that caused no damage drew international attention yesterday as the global media shifted its gaze from Beijing to Vancouver, the site of the 2010Winter Olympics.
A deadly plane crash on BC's southern coast on Nov 16, 2008, in which seven people died, was carrying 5 employees of the Peter Kiewit & Sons construction company, responsible for the Sea-to-Sky highway expansion.
Carol James, head of the BC New Democratic Party, poses with DJ's from CFOX radio's Jeff O'Neil Show wearing their 'Resist 2010 Bitches' t-shirts. James' picture, which is posted on the party's Flicker site, has prompted calls for her to apologize by Liberal party members.