Kootenays showcased

Close to 350,000 tourists are expected to descend upon Vancouver, Whistler and Richmond for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, with hundreds of millions of more people watching from around the globe. For a region already known for its spectacular vistas and natural beauty, the opportunity of the Olympic experience is rich for communities looking to enhance a global reputation with regional showcases and a slew of local tourist and business opportunities.

In total, 82 communities from every corner of the province will be showcased at BC Street at the Richmond O Zone, the most comprehensive interactive showcase of the province during the event.

Starting on February 12th and running until the end of the games, BC Street will showcase seven regions of the province each with their own unique pavilion: Vancouver Coast & Mountains, the Cariboo Regional District, Comox Valley, Sooke, South Okanagan-Similkameen, the District of Tofino and the Kootenay Rockies.

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