Category Archives: Olympic Spirit – Keep the Pride ALIVE!

TORCHED AGAIN: Seniors Games event in Fort Langley

The torch for the 2014 Seniors Games will be officially ignited in Fort Langley this week at the Bedford Channel community plaza on the Fort to Fort Trail. The community is invited to witness the ceremony at the waterfront near … Continue reading

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GREAT PAINTERS CHALLENGE: Alan Wylie going for the Gold

Alan Wylie’s show “Close to Home” begins this Sunday (June 10, 2012) at the Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. Alan will also be at the Gallery competing in the Great Painters Challenge for the Gold Medal on the BC Day Weekend … Continue reading

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Cole and Gemma: Keeping the Pride Alive

Inspired by the spirit and national pride of the 2010 Winter Games, Langley’s Mary Martini brought together a team of exceptional talent to celebrate our national birthday. With the help of award-winning songwriters Bob Buckley and Brian Gibson a new … Continue reading

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Olympic art on ice captured in pastel paintings

Dianna Ponting’s painting “Quick Silver” caught the moment of triumph for Marianne St-Gelais as she celebrated her Silver Medal win in the 500 m short track speed skating. Another painting in pastel shows Canada’s Charles Hamelin as the “Leader of … Continue reading

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Olympic Inspiration: Torch at dawn painted by Barry Walker

Birthplace of B.C. Gallery artist, Barry Walker, has caught the Olympic spirit in his new painting of a torchbearer in White Rock at the crack of dawn. Barry was born in Sydney, Australia where he attended East Sydney College of … Continue reading

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Guess who Susan Rind ran into at Canada Place

Earlier this week, jewellery artist, Susan Rind, was happy she had her camera at the Pan Pacific Hotel when Olympic gold medalist, Alex Bilodeau happened to be there with his family. The 22-year-old from Quebec did Canada proud on Sunday … Continue reading

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Cole Armour, talent showdown winner, sings for heritage

In 2008 and 2009 Cole Armour performed at the Merritt Mountain Music Festival and brought the audience to their feet. So began a journey into the world of music for an extraordinary young man. Cole was only nine years old … Continue reading

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