Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw is a professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of British Columbia where he conducts research into the origins and treatments for neurological diseases. He has been an vocal anti-Olympics critic and is the author of Five Ring Circus, Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games. His blog is hosted on VancouverObserver.com.

Chris Shaw
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Nov 16, 2011

Occupy Olympic Village?

Chris Shaw
As the Occupy Vancouver protest enters its second month, the dynamics of the occupation and the city's response are on the verge of a major change.
Blog
Oct 6, 2011

Occupy Vancouver and the fight for human rights

Chris Shaw
The Occupy Wall Street protests are rapidly growing and spreading from New York to other cities in America and Canada. Could the "Occupy Vancouver" protest begin to transform the city for the better?
Blog
Sep 30, 2011

Gregor Robertson's riot, part three

Chris Shaw
The latest FOI release on the Stanley Cup riot responds to various queries about how the City of Vancouver did, or didn't, prepare for a potential riot.
Blog
Sep 22, 2011

Gregor Robertson's riot, part two

Chris Shaw
Why is it so hard to get a straight answer from Vancouver City Hall? There are some really simple questions whose answers the public has a right to know.

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