Olympic Torch Run In Victoria

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The Olympic Torch Run started it’s trek across Canada in Victoria with a lot of ceremony but luckily very short speeches in front of the Legislature.

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Olympic medalists Simon Whitfield and Catriona Lemay-Doan light the first torch

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Premier Gordon Campbell signals success as VANOC CEO John Furlong lights a cauldron with the Olympic flame brought over from Greece

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Esquimalt Chief Andy Thomas holds up the Olympic flame inside a lantern at the start of the ceremony

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School children watch as athletes leave with the torch



Don Denton is a fine art documentary photographer who lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Denton is noted for his editorial and magazine photography, early images of Vancouver punk rock, Canadian writer portraits and images of the Pacific Northwest. He is currently working lens based artworks and creating a Canadian photographer history archive.

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