Seattletimes.com producer Stephanie Clary is on the scene in Vancouver before the Opening Ceremony. Follow her live dispatches:

Seattletimes.com producer Stephanie Clary is on the scene in Vancouver before the Opening Ceremony. Follow her live dispatches:

The rally began at the Vancouver art gallery. After gathering and speeches, protesters moved onto Georgia street as media, police and Olympic fans looked on and followed the crowd.

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6:30 p.m. Some headed back to art gallery, some staying at BC Place.
6:03 p.m. Have seen a few small items thrown toward BC place and police. but crowd is starting to be pushed back a bit.

5:32 p.m. Next to a demonstrator with a headset, coordinating others to head to the front of the crowd.

5:29 p.m. Crowd chanting ‘police back down.’ March has been at a standstill.