Anja Konjicanin

Anja is the Social CEO of The Vancouver Observer and writer with an interest in current events, celebrity gossip and everything pop-culture related.

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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.

Surfing in Vancouver

High winds of 40 to 60 kilometres per hour brought on a wave of local surfers to West Vancouver's Ambleside Park on Monday morning, who suited up and surfed the swells, against a beautiful backdrop...

Police stepping up enforcement on distracted drivers

Police are stepping up enforcement on distracted drivers throughout the month of February, according to a report from the Vancouver Police Department to Vancouver Observer. Here's more from the...

Chief coroner's statement on the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez

The BC Coroners Service confirms it is investigating the death of 42-year-old Lucia Vega Jimenez, a Mexican national who died December 28, 2013, at Mount St Joseph Hospital in Vancouver, according to...

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan up by 4 a.m. for filming of Fifty Shades of Grey

The Fifty Shades of Grey crew aren't sleeping on the job, according to a schedule provided to the Vancouver Observer by movie insiders.

David Van Seters brings illuminating view of shared economy to Board of Change event

People packed into the SAP Canada building in Yaletown on Thursday night for a wonderful evening with David Van Seters,  president of Sustainability Ventures and pioneer of the "shared...

Ode to Grimes, Vancouver, BC's international sensation: congrats on the Juno!

Grimes. Her long, matted coils of hair dance in the night sky, as she freely moves to the calming, mysterious music, like a flame. The car's headlights come into view. She turns her back to the...

Street homelessness declining in Vancouver, City says

A figure combs the alley of an underlit neighbourhood for bottles, spare change for a burger and retires in the safety of the night, in a warm spot on the sidewalk. This unfortunate scene brings the...

Catching up with two-time Juno Award-nominee Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy Fisher realized quickly in his music career that as long as he had his guitar, he would never go hungry.

Canines compete at 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

New York. They say if you can make it there, you'll make it anywhere. The same must hold true for dogs. That's the kind of thinking that brought a pack of dream-filled canines to the prestigious...