Gisela Gómez Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/11627 en Bill C-38 opponents protest in front of Conservative MP offices in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/bill-c-38-opponents-protest-front-conservative-mp-offices-vancouver Protesters rallied in front of Conservative MP offices urging them to reject Bill C-38, the omnibus budget bill. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/bill-c-38-opponents-protest-front-conservative-mp-offices-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/bill-c-38-opponents-protest-front-conservative-mp-offices-vancouver#comments Politics Andrew Saxton Budget Bill C-38 conservative MP offices Laura Cornish Leadnow Canada rally against 2012 federal budget Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:39:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11980 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Catch 122 offers Parisian-style food and coffee in Gastown http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/restaurants/2012/06/05/catch-122-offers-parisian-style-food-and-coffee-gastown Aching for French-style coffee and food in the heart of downtown? Look no further than Catch 122. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/restaurants/2012/06/05/catch-122-offers-parisian-style-food-and-coffee-gastown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/food/restaurants/2012/06/05/catch-122-offers-parisian-style-food-and-coffee-gastown#comments Restaurants Brent Kyle Brewed coffee Catch 122 coq au vin Croque Monsieur Gastown Restaurants Vancouver Bistro Wed, 06 Jun 2012 13:51:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11874 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "No tankers" photo shoot calls on Premier to refuse oil tankers http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2012/06/05/no-tankers-photo-shoot-calls-premier-refuse-oil-tankers VTACC members and Vancouver citizens took a group picture at Kitsilano beach for an ad calling on the BC premier to ‘say no’ to tankers in BC coast http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2012/06/05/no-tankers-photo-shoot-calls-premier-refuse-oil-tankers#comments Environment Anti Enbridge pipeline BC tankers advertising campaign Kitsilano photo shoot Put yourself in the picture VTACC Wed, 06 Jun 2012 01:02:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11911 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Enbridge oilsands pipeline protested outside Canadian Oil and Gas Export Summit http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2012/05/31/enbridge-oilsands-pipeline-protested-outside-canadian-oil-and-gas-export While oil and gas industry experts were speaking at the Canadian Oil and Gas Export Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel, around 40 people outside the building were loudly protesting&nbsp;the proposed...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2012/05/31/enbridge-oilsands-pipeline-protested-outside-canadian-oil-and-gas-export" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2012/05/31/enbridge-oilsands-pipeline-protested-outside-canadian-oil-and-gas-export#comments Environment Canadian oil and gas Enbridge pipeline four seasons conference Occupy Vancouver Environmental Group Stephen Collis Voters Taking Action on Climate Change Thu, 31 May 2012 14:57:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11862 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Spice up Monday night with rhythms from Spain http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/music/2012/05/28/spice-monday-night-rhythms-spain Catch the Latin rhythms and Spanish folk music at Kino Cafe. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/music/2012/05/28/spice-monday-night-rhythms-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/music/2012/05/28/spice-monday-night-rhythms-spain#comments Music Kino Cafe Latin music Live music Vancouver Spanish guitar Spanish music Vancouver night life Tue, 29 May 2012 03:59:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11820 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BC wrestler Leah Callahan's journey to the London Olympics http://www.vancouverobserver.com/node/11779 The Sticking Place, an interactive documentary, explores the journey of elite athlete, Leah Callahan, a freestyle wrestler with a dream to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/node/11779" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/node/11779#comments Olympics BC woman wrestler BC wrestler British Columbia athletes Canadian documentary film Canadian woman wrestling Female Wrestling Leah Callahan Olympic Games women's wrestling Mon, 28 May 2012 22:07:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11779 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Spain's Princess Letizia: royal, but not immune to sexism in media http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2012/05/16/spains-princess-letizia-royal-not-immune-sexism-media A divorced journalist will be the future Queen of Spain. Letizia Ortiz, an educated woman, is judged harshly by the media for her appearance and marital status. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2012/05/16/spains-princess-letizia-royal-not-immune-sexism-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/2012/05/16/spains-princess-letizia-royal-not-immune-sexism-media#comments Commentary Letizia Ortiz Media sexism Powerful women Prince of Spain princess journalist Princess of Spain Royal family Spain Thu, 17 May 2012 05:02:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11665 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Spartan Race in Vancouver: survival of the fittest http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2012/05/14/spartan-race-vancouver-survival-fittest Participants slogged through mud and obstacles in North Vancouver for the glory of winning the Spartan Race. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2012/05/14/spartan-race-vancouver-survival-fittest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2012/05/14/spartan-race-vancouver-survival-fittest#comments City Inter River Park Katie Idle Mud race obstacle course Spartan Race Tue, 15 May 2012 04:36:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11705 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Does religion have a place in schools? Revisiting the Jesus T-shirt school controversy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Education/2012/05/08/jesus-t-shirt-controversy-should-religion-be-accepted-public-schools A Nova Scotia student suspended for wearing a T-shirt with pro-Jesus message sparked controversy on religious signs in public schools. Where should be the boundaries drawn? <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Education/2012/05/08/jesus-t-shirt-controversy-should-religion-be-accepted-public-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Education/2012/05/08/jesus-t-shirt-controversy-should-religion-be-accepted-public-schools#comments Education Christian T-shirt banning Eva Sajoo freedom of religion Jason Carreiro religion in schools religious clothing in schools religious tolerance William Swinimer Wed, 09 May 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Gisela Gómez 11634 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com