In April 2006, protesters began blockading construction on the Sea to Sky Highway north of Vancouver in an area known as Eagleridge Bluffs. They opposed expansion of the highway for the 2010 Games based on the environmental destruction that would occur. In May 2006, twenty-four protesters were arrested by West Vancouver Police, including elder Harriet Nahanee (who would later be sen
Corporate Olympic Torch Relay Blocked in East VancouverOn the final day of the 2010 Winter Olympic Torch Relay, the torch was blocked twice in East Vancouver. The first blockade occurred at around 9:30AM when some 150-200 protesters successfully blocked the torch at Victory Square (Cambie and Hastings).