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Aritzia, ASOS, Levi Strauss & Co. join companies in effort to safeguard the world’s forests

Vancouver-based Canopy let big clothes companies know rayon, viscose, modal, lyocell and other trademarked cellulosic fabrics start their journey as trees.

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Our award-winning team's crowd-funded series on the people, places and conflicts associated with Canada's tar sands. Read more

14th annual Media Democracy Days announces line up

Check out the Petrocultures and Media Activism panel on Nov. 8 at the Vancouver Public Library.

Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Hires Tracey Friesen as Director of Programming

“The vision for Roundhouse Radio was simply irresistible and the team behind it impressive,” says Friesen.

On an emotional level, hard to recover from Ottawa shootings for those who were nearby

Vancouver Observer's Ottawa reporter's personal account of what happened to her during the attack.

COPE mayoral candidate Meena Wong calls for new city-owned housing

In addition to her plans to ban renovictions and tax vacant properties, Wong’s housing authority platform involves building 800 units of city-owed housing a year.

Court challenges launched to provincial and federal approvals for $8 Billion Site C Dam

The petition asks the BC Supreme Court to quash the provincial Environmental Assessment Certificate granted Oct. 14 to BC Hydro for the Site C Dam Project.

Everything you need to know about the 2014 Vancouver election: Vote, Vote, Vote!

Think of it this way: with traditionally small turnouts, your vote counts just a little bit more.