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Should Toronto have been awarded the 2008 Olympics?
Thu, August 7, 2008

As the Olympic torch ascends tomorrow to light the Beijing sky, let it be remembered that this might've been Toronto's games.

Just imagine, as the Olympic flame lights up Beijing, how vastly different it would've made Toronto's waterfront if it lit up our new Olympic Stadium near the foot of the Don River. Of course, it would've meant asking a couple guys living under a cardboard box to move...
Full story: Coulda been Toronto's Games

Should Toronto have been awarded the 2008 Olympics?



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They went to Beijing precisely to throw this spotlight on China, so that worldwide pressure will be applied against the totalitarian communist regime. Not sure of the wisdom of such a tactic by the IOC, but if the end result is a better life for the people of China, and a more environmentally responsible nation were to emerge from all this, then these olympics are to be cheered more than any other, regardless of the accomplishments of the athletes.


Roy-, 2008-03-27 20:02:33

Should we really be surprised with the IOC .....Jokers
Burro Vestido, 2008-03-27 19:51:31

It would seem obvious that the one place they should not have gone, is China.

Toronto would have done them proud
D Malcolm, 2008-03-27 18:32:26

Have to agree... Toronto would have been way better than China. What a joke!! Olympics haven't started yet, and already it's a laughing stock.
Kevin, 2008-03-27 18:22:12

What a fiasco. It should have gone ANYWHERE but China. Toronto would have been a great choice.
Billy, 2008-03-27 17:53:13

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