TransCanada Pipelines is an official supplier to the 2010 Games. In 1988, the Lubicon Cree organized a boycott of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. They have fought oil & gas as well as logging industries since the 1980s.
VANCOUVER, Dec 1 (IPS) - A coalition of indigenous elders, social justice activists and community organisers is voicing opposition to the upcoming Winter Olympics, promising to continue their protests up to and throughout the 2010 games.
Best Place on Earth? Not for Indigenous Peoples...
While the BC government proclaims the province to be the 'best place on earth' and have adopted this slogan for the tourism industry, Native peoples continue to live in 'Third World' conditions even as we approach the 1-year countdown to the 2010 Olympics.