Host City: Vancouver 2010

The 21st (XXI) Winter Olympic Games were held in Vancouver, Canada, between Feb 12-28, 2010. This was the second time that Canada had hosted the winter Olympics, having been the host for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. Canada has also hosted the summer Olympics, in Montreal 1976.

The vibrant city of Vancouver, located on Canada’s pristine west coast, welcomed millions of spectators in a stunning natural environment. The Games also featured the spirit and participation of the aboriginal people of the region.

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