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Lucas Aykroyd

Meghan Agosta: From Pucks to Policing

Hockey star Meghan Agosta, the 2010 Olympic MVP, lays down the law in her adopted hometown of Vancouver

By LUCAS AYKROYD

Sports can be heavenly or cruel. At the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Meghan Agosta scored 15 points in five games and was named tournament MVP as the Canadian women’s hockey team won its third of four straight Winter Games gold medals. Life was beautiful for the girl from Ruthven, Ontario, who started playing hockey at age six. (more…)

Adventures by SkyTrain: Vancouver’s Trains Take You to Exciting Places

By LUCAS AYKROYD
July 2018

Photo by Edgar Bullon/Dreamstime.com

Exploring Metro Vancouver by SkyTrain this summer is a fast, fun, and family-friendly way to go beyond the downtown core. (more…)

How to Relive the Olympics in Whistler

From skiing to bobsleigh rides to museum exhibits, Whistler’s 2010 glory lives on

By LUCAS AYKROYD
Feb. 2018

Father and son playing at Whistler Olympic Plaza. (Photo by Justa Jeskova)

It’s hard to believe it’s been eight years since Whistler served as the official mountain resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, co-hosting with Vancouver. With the 2018 Olympics taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea, now is an ideal time to explore all the Olympic-related activities and sights in Whistler. (more…)