Elecia Chrunik Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/48 en Bliss on Victoria http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/2007/09/18/bliss-victoria It’s hard not to have certain expectations when meeting a woman named Bliss. But after an hour-long conversation that touched on love, astral travel, celibacy and service to the Universe, and a...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/2007/09/18/bliss-victoria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life Wed, 19 Sep 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 663 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com How I Started NowPublic: Michael Tippett Tells Some http://www.vancouverobserver.com/people/2007/08/23/how-i-started-nowpublic-michael-tippett-tells-some www.nowpublic.org [NowPublic.com]’s “crowd powered media” format takes the bold step of asking consumers of news to also be responsible for its content. An eBay-style ranking system and a “fairly...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/people/2007/08/23/how-i-started-nowpublic-michael-tippett-tells-some" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People Fri, 24 Aug 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 664 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver's Media Backlash http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2007/08/13/vancouvers-media-backlash The fact that two or three corporations own the majority of traditional media outlets is sadly nothing new to Canada. This is stifling, but, thankfully, there has been an opposing reaction from...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2007/08/13/vancouvers-media-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City Tue, 14 Aug 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 671 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Worm Compost So You Don't Have to Throw it "Away" to Delta http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2007/07/29/worm-compost-so-you-dont-have-throw-it-away-delta Vancouver’s recycling program effectively ignores dealing with organic waste. And because the majority of the city’s inhabitants lack the commodity of a yard in which they can compost their food...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/2007/07/29/worm-compost-so-you-dont-have-throw-it-away-delta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City Mon, 30 Jul 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 672 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Kerrisdale Without the Canada Line http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/07/26/kerrisdale-without-canada-line Children once jumped on the train and rode for a nickel, leaving the clean streets of Kerrisdale behind for the bustle of downtown. Bill, a retired businessman and former army artillery Bill, a...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/07/26/kerrisdale-without-canada-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Fri, 27 Jul 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 666 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Seattle Official Calls RAV "The Berlin Wall" of Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/07/23/seattle-official-calls-rav-berlin-wall-vancouver Jaime Garcia, &#40;above left&#41;, Executive Director of the Rainier Valley Community Development Fund, which provides assistance to small businesses in South Seattle impacted by construction of the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/07/23/seattle-official-calls-rav-berlin-wall-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Tue, 24 Jul 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 670 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com How Online TV, Networking and Gossip... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/2007/07/11/how-online-tv-networking-and-gossip ...was highly entertaining, when she couldn't get off the couch. As soon as she could walk again, the love affair was over. In the interim, she found some interesting sites. by Elecia Chrunik When I...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/2007/07/11/how-online-tv-networking-and-gossip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life Thu, 12 Jul 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 665 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Royalty Increase Set to Render Internet Radio Extinct http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/07/02/royalty-increase-set-render-internet-radio-extinct Internet radio has revolutionized the way that shoestring-budget musicians are able to create and disseminate their music. But if new royalty rates proposed by the Copyright Royalty Board &#40;CRB...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/07/02/royalty-increase-set-render-internet-radio-extinct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Tue, 03 Jul 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 669 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Robertson Rallies Support for the RAVaged http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/06/28/robertson-rallies-support-ravaged Oz Havusha is a 20-year-old wheelchair user who lives just off the construction corridor. It has been about nine months since he has been able to use the buses along Cambie St. because the bus stops...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/06/28/robertson-rallies-support-ravaged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Fri, 29 Jun 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 668 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com On Cambie: "No Compassion, No Response" http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/06/12/cambie-no-compassion-no-response Small business owners gathered together on Tuesday to say good-bye to Don Don Noodle shop, the twenty-fifth business on Cambie Street to close its doors since construction of the RAV line began....<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2007/06/12/cambie-no-compassion-no-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Wed, 13 Jun 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Elecia Chrunik 667 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com