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2010 Rings Hollow

January 24, 2010

2010 Rings Hollow

Video on the housing legacy of the Vancouver Olympics

by Dave Ron

This documentary feature examines the history of housing in Vancouver and the impact of the 2010 Olympic Games on the city's homelessness and poverty.

The film features interviews with legal experts, activists, and people affected by the housing crisis, with particular focus on hotel closures, evictions and the criminalization of dissent.

2010 Rings Hollow provides important insight on discussions surrounding Canada's social and economic priorities.

2010 Rings Hollow from Dave Ron on Vimeo.

Dave Ron is a filmmaker, media developer and graphic artist living in Montreal.

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The games will bring in billions of dollars. Prayerfully the Canadian government will do what is right with that money. I don't think most people realize the devastation that is going on in Vancouver.casino online

If, and that is a very big

If, and that is a very big *if*, the games revenue "billions of dollars", the revenue will go to the private sponsors and corporations before the government sees a dime of a it. And praying that they'll do what's right is futile, really.

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