Government of Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada
Share and Bookmark

Archived Content

Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It has not been altered or updated after the date of archiving. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada , you can request alternate formats on the Contact Us page.


Key Documents

View several key documents related to the 2010 Winter Games, such as the Multi-party Agreement, the Vancouver 2010 Bid Books, and the 2010 Business Opportunities Guide. [ More ]

Multi-party Agreement for the 2010 Winter Games

The Multi-Party Agreement (MPA) for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games signed by the Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia, the City of Vancouver, the Resort Municipality of Whistler, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee, and the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, details how each party will contribute to a successful Winter Games.

The MPA establishes a clear understanding of the roles and working relationships of all the parties and the contractual arrangements between them. It addresses a range of issues including financial contributions, legal responsibilities, and the sport legacies of the Games.

Multi-party Agreement
Multi-party Agreement for
the 2010 Winter Games

The Vancouver 2010 Bid Books

These bid books were submitted to the International Olympic Committee as part of Canada’s bid for Vancouver 2010. The bid books outlined information on the following themes:

  • national, regional, and candidate city characteristics; legal; customs and immigration; environmental; finance;
  • sports, venues, Paralympic Games, Olympic Village; and,
  • medical and health services, security, accommodations, transport, technology, communications, Olympism and culture, guarantees.
Vancouver 2010 Bid Book - Volume 1
Vancouver 2010 Bid Books

Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3

The Games effect.*

  • Report 1: Framework Report - Research and Benchmarking Services for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
  • Report 2 (March 2009): Impact of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on British Columbia and Canada: 2003-2007
  • Report 3 (September 2009): Impact of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on British Columbia and Canada: 2003-2008
  • Report 4 (September 2009): Economic Impact of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on British Columbia and Canada: 2003-2008
The Games effect.
The Games effect.*

Report 1: Framework Report (PDF, 470 KB)
Report 2 (March 2009) (PDF, 450 KB)
Report 3 (September 2009) (PDF, 1.16 MB)
Report 4 (September 2009) (PDF, 490 KB)

The Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages

Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: A Golden Opportunity”, Follow-up Report.

On September 15, 2009, the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages tabled a follow-up report in the Senate on compliance with language requirements in the organization of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver and Whistler.

Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: A Golden Opportunity”, Follow-up Report.
The Standing Senate
Committee on Official Languages

The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

Raising our Game for Vancouver 2010: Towards a Canadian Model of Linguistic Duality in International Sport - A follow-up

On September 15, 2009, the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages published its follow-up report on the 2010 Winter Games, Raising our Game for Vancouver 2010: Towards a Canadian Model of Linguistic Duality in International Sport.

Raising our Game for Vancouver 2010: Towards a Canadian Model of Linguistic Duality in International Sport - A follow-up
The Office of the Commissioner
of Official Languages

Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: A Golden Opportunity

During the 39th Parliament, the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages conducted a study on the consideration of official languages in the organization of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality at the 2010 Games
Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality at the 2010 Games

Study on the consideration of official languages in the organization of the 2010 Games.

Government response to: Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality at the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games: A Golden Opportunity

In accordance with the motion adopted by the Senate, the Government of Canada provided a complete and detailed response to the Senate Standing Committee's report on the consideration of official languages in the 2010 Winter Games. This follow-up report states the Government of Canada’s firm intention to monitor the issues outlined in the Senate report until 2010.

Government response to: Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality…
Government response to: Reflecting Canada’s Linguistic Duality…

A complete and detailed response to Senate Standing Committee's report.

If the following document is not accessible to you, please contact us to obtain it in a regular print format.

Leveraging Canada’s Games : 2008-2012 Olympic Games Tourism Strategy

In its role as a national marketing organization, the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is implementing an Olympic Games Tourism Strategy to market Canada as a desirable tourism destination before, during, and after 2010. The strategy is built on a three-phased approach to be implemented between 2008 and 2012.

2010 Olympic Games Tourism Strategy
2010 Olympic Games
Tourism Strategy

Leveraging Canada's Games: 2008-2012 Olympic Games tourism strategy

If the following document is not accessible to you, please contact us to obtain it in a regular print format.

2010 Business Opportunities Guide

This handbook will:

  • show you the range of business opportunities related to the 2010 Winter Games and introduce you to the major purchasers;
  • explain how the purchasing process works;
  • give you practical tips for preparing a successful bid;
  • alert you to some of the challenges you will face when your bid is successful;
  • show you where to find the specific bidding opportunities that best match your company’s capabilities; and
  • provide you with real examples of winning strategies from successful companies.

2010 Olympic Games Tourism Strategy

2010 Business
Opportunities Guide

Read about 2010 business opportunities related to the Games and on how to get involved.

2010 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Security Cost Sharing Memorandum of Agreement

In 2006, the Governments of Canada and BC ratified a Memorandum of Agreement concerning the sharing of costs for security planning and operations directly related to the 2010 Winter Games.

2010 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Security Cost Sharing Memorandum of Agreement
Memorandum of Agreement

Read about the Memorandum of Agreement concerning the sharing of costs for security planning and operations directly related to the 2010 Winter Games.

Olympic and Paralympic Marks Act

An Act respecting the protection of marks related to the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games and protection against certain misleading business associations and making a related amendment to the Trade-marks Act.

Bill C-47
Bill C-47

An Act respecting the protection of marks related to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2008-2009 Annual Progress Report of the Government of Canada on the 2010 Winter Games

2008-2009 Annual Progress Report
2008-2009
Annual Progress Report

Reporting on our Commitments

2007-2008 Annual Progress Report of the Government of Canada on the 2010 Winter Games

2007-2008 Annual Progress Report
2007-2008
Annual Progress Report

Reporting on our Commitments

2006–2007 Annual Progress Report of the Government of Canada on the 2010 Winter Games

2006–2007 Annual Progress Report
2006–2007
Annual Progress Report

Reporting on our Commitments

Note:

To access fillable forms in Portable Document Format (PDF), you will require an Adobe Reader version 8 or higher installed on your computer. If you do not have the required software, it is available for free download from the Adobe website.

To access the Portable Document Format (PDF) version you must have a PDF reader installed. If you do not already have such a reader, there are numerous PDF readers available for free download or for purchase on the Internet: