Vancouver 2010 Make Your Peace initiatives

CanadaCODE Challenge

Canada CODE is a unique online blueprint of the country’s “DNA” that shares the Canadian experience with the world as part of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.  Canadians are contributing to this online portrait of the country by uploading photos and text about their daily lives. 

All Canadians can get involved in the Olympic Truce by responding to the question: “In your life or community, how do you “Make Your Peace?” and posting words or photos at

Make Your Peace:  An Olympic Truce Guide For Educators

Designed for classroom teaching, the guide seeks to engage Canadian youth in the Olympic Truce by learning about the value of sport and inspiring them to act on the principles of Olympism in their everyday lives through fun, interactive, and reflective school projects. Designed by /EDU, the online Canadian school portal for the Games created by VANOC, the educators’ guide will be available in the coming weeks at

A selection of some of the best poems, photos, school projects, and short text messages submitted through these projects will be displayed at Games time in Vancouver to inspire all who see them to carry on the legacy of the “Make Your Peace” message in their own lives and home countries.

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