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Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) fonds
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Legal matters records

Subseries contains records related to the management and administration of VANOC's legal affairs, including management of contracts and agreements, administration, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights associated with the Olympics, legacy matters related to the Vancouver 2010 Bid Corporation and incorporation of VANOC, and litigation. Subseries also includes records related to the governance of VANOC, including the meetings of the Board of Directors and various sub-committees.

Culture and Ceremonies records

Subseries contains records documenting the planning and execution of ceremonies and cultural events conducted by VANOC during the games. Includes records related to the participation in the Torino (2006) Games closing ceremonies, opening, closing, and medal ceremonies for the 2010 games, and Cultural Olympiad and Olympic Live sites (free performing arts events including theatre, dance, music, etc. conducted as one of the three "pillars" of the Games - sport, culture and environment - identified by the IOC.

Communications records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC's internal and external communications activities, including provision of style guidelines, handling of enquiries and information requests, management of media relations, and monitoring public opinions about the Games. Records include correspondence, interviews, style guides, media kits, fact sheets, and surveys and reports.

Look and Creative Services records

Subseries contains records documenting the development and management of VANOC's visual image and identity as represented in images, logos, pictograms, mascots and other visual symbols associated with the Games. Includes records related to the development of the overall "look" of the Games, conduct of design competitions, and development of Olympic and Paralympic emblems and mascots.

Marketing and sales records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC's marketing, sponsorship and sales activities, including general marketing, use of mascots in association with advertising and sponsorship, provision of services to sponsors, communication of rights and benefits to licensed suppliers. A substantial portion of the records relate to brand protection - efforts by VANOC to prevent unauthorized use of VANOC emblems, imagery and trademarks, and to thwart so-called "ambush marketing" by businesses not officially associated with the Games.

General external relations records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC's relationships with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as well as other non-partner organizations, including provincial and territorial governments (excluding British Columbia), municipal governments (excluding Vancouver and Whistler), and non-profit organization and associations. Records include correspondence with non-partner organizations, documentation of IOC visits and technical reviews, progress reports to the IOC, and proceedings and related material from meetings with the IOC Coordination Commission, established to manage working relationships among VANOC, International [sporting] Federations (IFs), and National Olympic Committees (NOCs).

VANOC partner relations records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC's relationships with their partner organizations: the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC); the Government of Canada and Government of British Columbia; the Lil'wat, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh [Burrard], and Squamish First Nations; and the City of Vancouver and Resort Municipality of Whistler. Records relate to managing relationships with the listed governments and organizations in their roles supporting and hosting the Games. Records consist primarily of correspondence, reports, and planning documents.

Security services records

Subseries contains records documenting the coordination of security, protection, disaster management and emergency medical services prior to and during the games. Records include communications with the RCMP Integrated Security Unit, strategic planning for public safety, and general information about venue and facility security.

Sport competition records

Subseries contains records documenting sport and athlete development, and competition management. Records consist primarily of correspondence with and reports to/from numerous Canadian sporting organization regarding the development of Canadian athletes, and communications with international sporting federations regarding the conduct of competitions of their respective sports. Does not include records about specific competition schedules or results.

Sustainability, inclusivity and aboriginal participation records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC activities related to fostering environmental sustainability, incorporating concerns of the Downtown East-side into Games planning, and facilitating aboriginal participation in Games events and activites (does not include records related to participation of the four host first-nations: Lil'wat, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh [Burrard], and Squamish)

Olympic Village venues records

Subseries contains records documenting the planning and development of Olympic Villages in Vancouver and Whistler, including the Vancouver Olympic Village, Whistler Media Village, and Whistler Athlete's Centre. Records include correspondence, proposals, planning documents, briefing notes, reports, site investigations, archaeological assessments and other documents.

Vancouver competition venues records

Subseries contains records documenting the design and construction of competition and training venues in and around Vancouver, including:

Cypress Mountain - Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard Canada Hockey Place - Hockey (aka GM Place; renamed as Rogers Arena in June 2010) Pacific Coliseum - Figure Skating and Short Track Speed Skating) Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre Curling and Wheelchair Curling (aka Hillcrest Community Centre) Killarney Arena - training facility Richmond Olympic Oval - Speed Skating
*UBC Winter Sports Centre - Ice Hockey and Sledge Hockey (renamed as Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre in August 2009)

Records include proposals, designs, project reports, environmental assessments, and post-games planning documents.

Non-competition venues records

Subseries contains records documenting the planning and use of non-competition venues and issues related to the venues and sites, including:

BC Place - Opening and closing ceremonies and medal ceremonies International Broadcast Centre (aka Vancouver Convention Centre) Vancouver Information centre Sea to Sky centre - Visitor information/presentation centre

Records include correspondence, studies, reports and planning documents.

Whistler competition venues records

Subseries contains records documenting the planning, design and construction competition venues in the Whistler region and Callaghan Valley, including:

Whistler Arena - proposed Sledge Hockey venue Whistler Blackcomb - Apline Skiing Whistler Creekside - Alpine Skiing Whistler Olympic Park - Biathlon, Cross-country Skiing, Nordic Combined, and Ski Jumping (aka Whistler Nordic Centre)
*Whistler Sliding Centre - Bosleigh, Luge and Skeleton

Records include correspondence, plans, reports, designs, studies, environmental and archaeological assessments, and other related documents.

Torch relay records

Subseries contains records documenting the development, planning and execution of the Olympic Torch Relay that took place from October 30, 2009 to February 12, 2010. Records include route requests, route planning guides, community recognition guides, a database of torchbearers, correspondence, complaints, and sponsorship information.

Venue development records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC's overall venue development programme. Records are related to the general oversight of all venue construction, not specific details of particular venues. Records include project plans, construction progress reports, timelines, budget information, project management tools, schedules, correspondence and similar material.

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