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It has two years since the 2010 Winter Olympics. What has been the legacy? Has the City of Vancouver sold the Olympic Village? What about the venues? The IOC says cities benefits from the games. Yes everyone is going put that Vancouver got better public transit, and?

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Well, the death continues to haunt the FIL and, thanks to that, Calgary, too. There are "threats" to blacklist Canada from hosting any more international luge competitions because of that death in 2010.

Link: http://aroundtherings.com/articles/view.aspx?id=39178

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The Richmond oval Oval: converted to a multi-use sport facility

Pacific Coliseum : Still host concert & sports events

Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre is a new community centre

UBC Thunderbird Arena still hostings sports event (Davis Cup 2012)

Cypress Mountain New snow machine maker and new day lodge

Canada hockey place Still hosting conserts and the NHL

Sea to sky highway upgrade

The new whistler plaza

......etc.

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I think the RAV Line was a big legacy to Vancouver and the lower mainland. And look at that convention centre - it has since appeared in The A-Team movie and Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.

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