Edward Ngai Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/4512 en A tale of two cities, a tale of the Canucks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/canucks/2011/04/22/tale-two-cities-tale-canucks After a Game 5 walloping, the Canucks’ swag has disappeared, leaving behind a city whose mood is unrecognizable from the jubilation we knew not so long ago. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/canucks/2011/04/22/tale-two-cities-tale-canucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canucks City Canucks Daniel Sedin Duncan Keith Henrik Sedin Hockey Kevin Bieksa Marian Hossa Mason Raymond Mikael Samuelsson NHL Patrick Kane Roberto Luongo Fri, 22 Apr 2011 15:10:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 7045 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canucks’ Cup quest runs through arch-nemesis Chicago http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/canucks/2011/04/11/canucks%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2-cup-quest-runs-through-arch-nemesis-chicago Vancouverites are hoping this year’s dominant Canucks will prove that the third time is, indeed, lucky. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/canucks/2011/04/11/canucks%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2-cup-quest-runs-through-arch-nemesis-chicago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canucks 2010 Olympics 2011 playoffs Anaheim Ducks Canucks Chicago Blackhawks Daniel Sedin Henrik Sedin NHL Olympics Pittsburgh Penguins Ryan Kesler Sidney Crosby Tue, 12 Apr 2011 06:07:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 6886 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Harper then and now http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/03/14/harper-then-and-now Take a look at past Harper campaign ads and judge for yourself how our Prime Minister is doing. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/03/14/harper-then-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics ads attack ads Bev Oda F-35 Harper Government Jason Kenney michael ignatieff Paul Martin Sponsorship Scandal Stephen Harper Tue, 15 Mar 2011 11:58:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 6597 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Inside George Abbott's campaign war room, youth prevails http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/02/23/inside-george-abbotts-campaign-war-room-youth-prevails Papers are strewn over desks, drinks and candy dumped into corners, and a conglomeration of dates and places are scrawled on the lone board on the wall. In a poorly-lit corner sits a young man in a T...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/02/23/inside-george-abbotts-campaign-war-room-youth-prevails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics BC Liberals Chris Sandve Diamond Isinger Donny van Dyk Mark Masongsong Young Liberals Wed, 23 Feb 2011 16:35:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 6404 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Why biodiversity matters http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sustainability/2011/02/16/why-biodiversity-matters Climate change may be getting all the press, but other pressing matters remain at hand. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sustainability/2011/02/16/why-biodiversity-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment biodiversity Climate Change COP15 David Suzuki Foundation environment Sea-to-Sky highway Sustainability Vancouver Olympics Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:36:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 6355 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Embracing Skins http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/television/2011/02/01/embracing-skins MTV’s controversial remake of the hit UK series is less dangerous than didactic. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/television/2011/02/01/embracing-skins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Television Bryan Elsley MTV Skins television Wed, 02 Feb 2011 12:13:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 6201 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com When hockey and headshots collide http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sports/2011/01/23/when-hockey-and-headshots-collide Does it take the loss of the NHL’s brightest star to make progress in hockey’s constant concussion battle? <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sports/2011/01/23/when-hockey-and-headshots-collide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Colin Campbell Don Cherry Eric Lindros Gary Bettman Gino Odjick Hockey Keith Primeau Mike Richter NHL NHL rulebook Sidney Crosby Mon, 24 Jan 2011 03:07:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 6120 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com On being “Too Asian?” http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2010/11/28/being-%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C5%93too-asian%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C2%9D We mustn’t paint the Asian community with too broad of a brush. But this Chinese-Canadian knows too many Asians who wouldn’t make attractive undergraduates. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2010/11/28/being-%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C5%93too-asian%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%C2%9D" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canada Commentary Asian Canadian identity Chinese-Canadian diversity education higher education identity Maclean's race St. George's School university Yale University Sun, 28 Nov 2010 16:39:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 5588 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Why the B.C. Liberals could have used Dianne Watts http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2010/11/14/why-bc-liberals-could-have-used-dianne-watts Surrey mayor Dianne Watts is gregarious, trusted, and has a track record of turning toxic situations around. She, more than any other politican in B.C., can single-handedly revive the Liberals and giv<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2010/11/14/why-bc-liberals-could-have-used-dianne-watts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics 2013 election BC Liberals Dianne Watts Fraser Valley Gordon Campbell HST liberals Surrey Mon, 15 Nov 2010 04:10:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 5424 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 2010 Hockey Hall of Fame inductions a historic step forward in a broken system http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2010/11/08/2010-hockey-hall-fame-inductions-historic-step-forward-broken-system Former NHL-er Dino Ciccarelli and women's hockey players Cammi Granato and Angela James amongst the names set to join hockey immortality in Toronto. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2010/11/08/2010-hockey-hall-fame-inductions-historic-step-forward-broken-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Canada Sports Culture Angela James Cammi Granato Dino Ciccarelli Hockey Hockey Hall of Fame NHL women's hockey Tue, 09 Nov 2010 09:02:00 +0000 Edward Ngai 5352 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com