Fram Dinshaw Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/55 en Innovating Vancouver key grips score Oscar win http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/innovating-vancouver-key-grips-score-oscar-win Four B.C innovators bagged an Oscar for their unique air wall invention that is now used on blockbuster movie and TV sets such as Game of Thrones.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/innovating-vancouver-key-grips-score-oscar-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hollywood innovation job creation in B.C. jobs Oscars Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:02:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22438 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Province kicks in funding for airports http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/province-kicks-funding-airports $8 million cash injection will help B.C.'s airports beef up safety.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/province-kicks-funding-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News airports infrastructure funding Provincial Government Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:21:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22429 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver songwriter channels grief over uncle's fentanyl death into music http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/lives-shattered-canadas-lethal-fentanyl-epidemic The late David Smith with his nephew Angus Maude. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/lives-shattered-canadas-lethal-fentanyl-epidemic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News addiction drug use drug users Fentanyl Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:27:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22416 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Where to see Beyoncé's Formation tour in Canada http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/where-see-beyonc-s-formation-tour-canada Formation. Coming to a Canadian city near you. News Beyonce entertainment Pop Music Queen B Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:49:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22425 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver's newest police officer has very big feet http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouvers-newest-police-officer-has-very-big-feet Watch out criminals - the VPD's newest big-footed member is coming to get you. News crime-fighting law enforcement mounted police Vancouver Police Department VPD Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:42:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22419 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Police hunt for man suspected of pepper-spraying crowd outside Muslim Centre http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/police-hunt-man-suspected-pepper-spraying-crowd-outside-muslim-centre Police continue to search for a suspect who pepper sprayed a crowd. A toddler had to be taken away in an ambulance and others were left vomiting in aftermath of suspected hate crime.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/police-hunt-man-suspected-pepper-spraying-crowd-outside-muslim-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News hate crimes racist hate crimes Refugees and immigration Syrian refugees Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:49:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22330 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canada to host 24th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/canada-host-24th-asia-pacific-parliamentary-forum-vancouver International summit in Vancouver will include first-ever Meeting of Women Parliamentarians from nearly 30 Pacific region nations, who will discuss trade, security, and regional co-operation.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/canada-host-24th-asia-pacific-parliamentary-forum-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum international co-operation International summits Parliament of Canada Vancouver Sun, 10 Jan 2016 05:25:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22324 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Three die from fentanyl overdoses http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/three-die-fentanyl-overdoses Three Vancouverites are dead after overdosing on fentanyl within the last 24 hours.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/three-die-fentanyl-overdoses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News drug safety drug use drug users Fentanyl medicines Vancouver Police Department Thu, 24 Dec 2015 04:44:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22298 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Fentanyl stolen in gun robbery in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/fentanyl-stolen-gun-robbery-vancouver Police warn drug users to be alert after fentanyl patches are stolen in Vancouver pharmacy robbery.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/fentanyl-stolen-gun-robbery-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News crime Fentanyl opiates Robberies The Vancouver Police Department VPD Sat, 19 Dec 2015 09:16:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22277 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com B.C. First Nations laud Trudeau’s tanker moratorium http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-first-nations-laud-trudeau-s-tanker-moratorium British Columbia's northern Pacific coast is set to remain a pristine wilderness, but a tanker ban may not be as easy as it seems for Justin Trudeau.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-first-nations-laud-trudeau-s-tanker-moratorium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News B.C. First Nations Northern Gateway oil tankers Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:24:00 +0000 Fram Dinshaw 22258 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com