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WHISTLER, B.C. -- Talk about timing, and a captive audience. If you are going to schedule a foreclosure sale, you might as well do it when the world is coming to your door. Three weeks before the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, a two-hour drive south of this gorgeous setting via the Sea to Sky Highway, lenders announced that they had seized the assets of Vancouver-based Intrawest ULC, which operates this mountain ski resort that will host a majority of the key alpine events. New York-based Davidson Kempner Capital Management, which heads the lender group, said it plans to hold a public auction on Feb. 19, smack in the middle of the international winter sports festival. Ironically, part of the package also includes the resort at Squaw Valley, Ca...