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Peaceful Celebration in Vancouver, but Police Take No Chances

Publié par Clifford Armion le 03/01/2010

Ian Austen

"VANCOUVER, British Columbia The police shut down a major bridge into Vancouver's downtown, and bus service was temporarily suspended as thousands of hockey fans and Olympic celebrants continued to crowd the city's downtown on Sunday night.

"Unlike some crowds that poured into the city during the first week of the Games, the crowd on Sunday remained peaceful and festive as the evening went on.

"Const. Jana McGuinness, a spokeswoman for the Vancouver Police Department, said there were relatively few incidents and a small number of minor injuries.

"Liquor stores were closed at 2 p.m. local time in an attempt to quell the widespread drunkenness that had become a late-night feature of the celebrations."

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"Peaceful Celebration in Vancouver, but Police Take No Chances", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2010. Consulté le 04/12/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/peaceful-celebration-in-vancouver-but-police-take-no-chances