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  1. 1. Green Olympics
  2. 2. GREEN VANCOUVER <ul><li>By Charles You </li></ul>
  3. 3. Green Vancouver <ul><li>VANOC is trying to do a lot of things in order to make a 2010 Green Winter Olympics. </li></ul><ul><li>One thing they did, was making a purchasing program called, “ Buy Smart. ” </li></ul><ul><li>When the suppliers bid on VANOC ’ s business opportunities, they are asked to provide opportunities for disabled people or other sustainable features. </li></ul><ul><li>VANOC also tried a lot of other plans. </li></ul><ul><li>They are trying to reuse rainwater at the Richmond Oval. </li></ul><ul><li>They are trying to donate wood debris from mountain venue sites to regional stream habitat restoring projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Lastly, they are also trying to capture wasted heat at the Whistler Sliding Centre and transferring these to other buildings on site. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Green Buildings <ul><li>One thing VANOC made green were buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>VANOC is building two Vancouver Olympic Villages. </li></ul><ul><li>One is going to be in Vancouver ’ s Southeast False Creek area and the other in Cheakamus Valley. </li></ul><ul><li>The one in Southeast will have 16 environmental buildings on an area of 1.4 million square feet. </li></ul><ul><li>There will be buildings that will use solar panels and feature green roofs in both villages, which is friendly for the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Rain water will be used for the irrigation of green roofs and landscaping. </li></ul><ul><li>Also, hydronic heating will be used for cooling and heating, which are environmentally friendly. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Green Transportation <ul><li>New Canada Line will bring fast and green transportation to Metro Town, Richmond, Downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver international airport. </li></ul><ul><li>Greener fleet of busses, hydro busses made a better choice of transportation for the Olympics. </li></ul>
  6. 6. BUDGET <ul><li>By Eric Wei </li></ul>
  7. 7. Budget <ul><li>Military Only </li></ul><ul><li>$17 million for transit police and security guard on TransLink vehicles, to handle larger crowds. </li></ul><ul><li>51% of women think too much is spent on Olympics. </li></ul><ul><li>11% Disagree the we should spend more money on the Olympics </li></ul>
  8. 8. Timeline of Budget Changes <ul><li>1997 /December 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Vancouver businessman and former owner of the Vancouver Canucks, Arthur Griffiths, and Tourism Vancouver officials talk to reporters about the idea of staging the Games. The initial estimate for the cost of hosting the Olympics is $927 million. </li></ul><ul><li>B.C. Auditor general John Doyle charges that the provincial government is hiding the full cost of the Games, and still will not include the billion-dollar Sea-to-Sky Highway improvements, the $900-million. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Timeline Cont. <ul><li>Mayor Gregor Robertson announces that Vancouver taxpayers might have to pay the entire cost of the Athletes Village development. The total cost of the development is now $875 million, $125 million over budget. </li></ul><ul><li>The operating budget now totals $1.76 billion; the venue construction budget totals $580 million. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Changes of Budget V2 Budget Changes V2 Budget with changes GAAP Adjustments Updated Budget Total Revenue 1 629 269 107 781 794 1 628 487 313 127 362 420 1 755 849 733 Total Expenses 1 529 269 107 35 465 872 1 564 734 979 127 362 420 1 692 097 399 Total Expenses and Contingency 1 629 269 107 781 794 1 628 487 313 127 362 420 155 849 733
  11. 11. VANOC <ul><li>By Caelan Drayer </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Board Members Nominated By </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Poole, Founding Chairman Vancouver 2010 Board </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Brown, Government of Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Chambers Canadian Olympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Charmaine Crooks Canadian Olympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Ken Dobell Province of British Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Barrett Fisher Resort Municipality of Whistler </li></ul><ul><li>Jacques Gauthier Government of Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Godfrey Resort Municipality of Whistler </li></ul><ul><li>Rusty Goepel Province of British Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Gibby Jacob Squamish and Lil'wat First Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick Jarvis Canadian Paralympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Jeff Mooney City of Vancouver </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Phelps Canadian Olympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Pound Canadian Olympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Penny Ballem City of Vancouver </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Rudge Canadian Olympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Beckie Scott Canadian Olympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Walter Sieber Canadian Olympic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Carol Stephenson Government of Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Turner Province of British Columbia </li></ul>
  13. 13. VANOC’s requests <ul><li>Bridges- VANOC has asked for commuters to steer clear of the bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Checkpoints- For security on the Sea-to-Sky at rice lake </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers- 25,000 of them. VANOC is still asking for more. </li></ul><ul><li>Passes- You will need a pass to get anywhere easily near the Olympic venues. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Vancouver International Airport (YVR) </li></ul><ul><li>YVR has a strict standard of goals for the environment to go with the Olympics. </li></ul><ul><li>Some examples are: </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling Options </li></ul><ul><li>Solar power </li></ul><ul><li>Auto stop functions on conveyor belts </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid transportation via The Canada Line </li></ul><ul><li>And for the travellers benefit, they have sped up all processes. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Credits <ul><li>Green Vancouver, Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Budget, Eric </li></ul><ul><li>VANOC, Caelan </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures, </li></ul><ul><li>Wikimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to the “Globe and Mail” for their article on military budget </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  16. 16. Bibliography <ul><li>Sources of info </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 17. Bibliography Cont. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>