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Peaceful Celebration in Vancouver, but Police Take No Chances

The New York Times, 1 March 2010
Publié le : 1 mars 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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