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

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