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Heat wave forces burning ban, fishing closures as B.C....
Mayors, premier led us into transit purgatory
Harper government appoints another oil and mining executive...
Two big Hollywood sequels and a batch of worthy indies
Mario Canseco: Seven lessons from the defeated transit...
The Mulcair you never knew
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As Ireland's Marriage Equality vote passes, Villagers...
Surprising results of metro Vancouver transit referendum...
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Our Oily Media: Canadaland's Jesse Brown talks to Linda Solomon Wood
How do we free Canadian media from oil-industry influence? Linda Solomon talks to Jesse Brown.
May 4th, 2015
Sandy Garossino joins Vancouver Observer as editor-in-chief
New editor-in-chief Sandy Garossino to reinvigorate local coverage of business, tech, and affordability— and "bridge the gaps."
Apr 3rd, 2015
Digital Days with Electronic Arts blew my mind
The magic of film has always fascinated me. You see the most incredible things happen on the screen. I’ve always been curious how they do this. Aren’t you? So I couldn’t resist attending Digital Days...
Feb 17th, 2014
NSA stories also reveal perilous state of mainstream journalism: Greenwald
Journalist Glenn Greenwald spoke via satellite over the weekend to an international audience gathered in Hamburg, Germany for the Chaos Computer Club meeting, an annual convention for the global...
Dec 30th, 2013
What Once Upon a Time does for feminism *Spoiler alert*
Is Once Upon a Time's re-imagining of classic fairy-tale characters a feminist feat of modern TV?
Dec 20th, 2013
Surveillance Trojan Horse or Big Brother in disguise?
Last week saw the announcement of dangerous new online spying legislation - supposedly aimed at tackling the serious issue of cyberbullying. According to legal experts, Bill C-13...
Nov 26th, 2013
PR fills the void left by shrinking newsrooms
As journalism continues to go under-funded, PR staff representing corporate interests have been on the rise.
Nov 24th, 2013
Kinder Morgan Canada CEO Ian Anderson 'open and transparent' except when asked questions by reporters
Open and transparent, Kinder Morgan Canada CEO says. So why is he so reluctant to answer questions?
Nov 5th, 2013
Feminism and the weapon-wielding women of The Walking Dead: spoiler alert
Let's take a look at two of The Walking Dead's kick-ass female characters, Andrea and Michonne.
Oct 12th, 2013
Sexy Halloween costumes are okay, now let's stop mocking them!
Halloween should be a time of year that you can dress however the hell you want, without any judgement
Oct 9th, 2013