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The Oh-lympics

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Of course, the highway and the ability to fill stands with thousands of spectators were factors in the decision to move these events.

And that brings us to the next "oh" – whether we win the bid or not, we’re likely going to be subjected to years of highway construction and build-up for a two-week event. Not something that many of us are looking forward to.

While you could argue that highway improvements were inevitable, there’s no question that the Olympics helped set the wheels in the motion, making the highway a priority in the eyes of the province and federal government.

So when the Olympic organizers are wondering why the champagne corks weren’t popping and Main Street wasn’t shut down for an impromptu street riot on Monday, they’ll know why.

Maybe we will be able celebrate the Olympics when it’s all over. If we’re still around to celebrate, that is.

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