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Victory over Enbridge celebrated in Kitimat (NEW VIDEO)

Haisla girl - Kitimat plebiscite vote result gathering - Mychaylo Prystupa
"It doesn't get much more grassroots than this," MP Nathan Cullen said, as people sang and beat drums in the background.

Update: Third homicide of 2014

Small child crying, a man yelling, and blood on the walls in the hall of an apartment building at 3319 Kingsway. This is the heart-wrenching scene of the third homicide in Vancouver of 2014.

Remember the deleted Enbridge islands? They have sea lions (PHOTOS)

Sea lion in the Douglas Channel - Mychaylo Prystupa
Vancouver Observer spent the day boating the Douglas Channel -- and found sea lions on one of the infamous "deleted" Enbridge islands.

Federal Government must withdraw Bill C-33

On April 4, the Chiefs Council of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) unanimously endorsed Resolution 2014-12, that rejected Bill C-33, First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act (FNCFNEA...

Cultural odyssey on offer at SFU this summer

Cultural odyssey on offer at SFU this summer Islam and Muslims featured often in the news from the displaced communities in Burma and the Central African Republic, to the political convulsions of the...

Stephen Harper wittily skewered in "Proud" at Firehall Arts Centre

Andrew Wheeler and Emmelia Gordon in PROUD at the Firehall Arts Centre
Michael Healy’s "Proud" is a brilliant, no-punches-pulled, SNL skit that takes Canadian theatre to a whole new level.

Former BC Hydro CEO highlights potential bias by NEB member on Kinder Morgan panel

Marc Eliesen says it's "appropriate" for Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain NEB panel member David Hamilton to be disqualified.

Draft Day shows the business side of pro sports, and That Burning Feeling is a funny Vancouver comedy

What does a sports team General Manager do anyway? Kevin Costner shows us in Draft Day.

Enbridge faces questions on oil spills and Aboriginal relations, on eve of Kitimat vote

Enbridge officials face questions at Northern Gateway open house in Kitimat
With a critical vote approaching, an Open House enabled many people to ask tough questions about the Northern Gateway pipeline

Community Comes Together After Violent Act Leaves Family Homeless

Imagine waking up at 1am to your house on fire and the sound of your mother being beaten. That is exactly what happened to two children less than a week ago in Langley, when their father broke...

Bastille rocks Vancouver with two concerts in one day

Despite the fact that London, UK-based indie rock/pop group Bastille debuted their first album less than a year ago, devoted local fans gave the band an intense welcome at the Commodore...

PQ crushed, Liberal Party returns to power in Quebec election

Quebec's minority Parti québécois government suffered a crushing defeat in yesterday's provincial election. Party leader Pauline Marois, she of the 'charter of Quebec values' initiative that sought...

Game of Thrones S04E01 recap and review: Season 4 premiere spoiler alert

Not to get all Upworthy on you, but you won't believe what they put in the palace garden.

Verses Festival just one of many local events celebrating National Poetry Month

Gender Failure: Multimedia show and book launch by Ivan Coyote and Rae Spoon
“Gender Failure”, a multimedia show and book launch by Ivan Coyote and Rae Spoon, is just one of the many poetry events taking place during National Poetry Month at Verses Festival of Words.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates call on Obama to reject Keystone XL

“You stand on the brink of making a choice that will define your legacy on one of the greatest challenges humanity has ever faced -- climate change,” the Laureates wrote to Obama.

Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan: Housing amendments pass

DTES LAP housing amendments pass despite lack of confidence from the area's poor.

Nanaimo says "No" to Metro Vancouver's incinerator proposal

Just days after the city of Kitimat soundly rejected the Northern Gateway pipeline project, the citizens of Nanaimo have sent a clear message to Metro Vancouver over a proposal for a garbage...

Top 5 Restaurants in Vancouver: Fiona Grieve's Guide

In a city where multi-million dollar start-up budgets aren't uncommon, it's reassuring to know that a former server can open a new restaurant with nothing more than community support, hard work and...

Climate fail. Surging fossil fuels are leaving renewable energy far, far behind.

The climate implications are growing so dire that even major fossil fuel companies are starting to call for a price on carbon.

Harper government pressured to reject Northern Gateway after Kitimat defeat

Canada's new Natural Resources Minister must decide before mid-June if the Northern Gateway project goes forward.

People's Procession & Rally Against Kinder Morgan Pipeline marches in Burnaby (IMAGES)

Burnaby Residents Opposing the Kinder Morgan Pipeline Expansion (BROKE)  organized a "People's Procession & Rally" today. The group said it was raising community awareness and voicing...

Yinka Dene pipeline communities ban Northern Gateway

The list of Aboriginal communities and municipalities opposed to Northern Gateway grew, with the addition of Yinka Dene Alliance for First Nations, from north central B.C.

'Expect dead whales' from Northern Gateway oil tankers, warn Kitimat locals (VIDEO)

Kitimat dad Marc Young worries how a massive increase in oil super tankers will literally strike and kill the Douglas Channel's now thriving whale population.

Unfiltered voices: Kitimat votes today on controversial Northern Gateway pipeline

Today, citizens in the northwest coastal B.C. community of Kitimat are expected to make a record voter turn out for a plebiscite on Enbridge.

Dix grills Premier Clark over undisclosed post at private firm

Can a person chair a company for several years, and claim to have never done work for them? BC NDP MLA Adrian Dix asks Premier pointed questions about her past business dealings.