Anja Konjicanin Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/5868 en Education Without Borders and Compassionate Eye give students way out of gang environment http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/education-without-borders-and-compassionate-eye-give-students-hope-escape-gang-environment In a place where inspiration and motivation can be as hard to find as bread, the township of Guguletu, South Africa, overrun by gangsters and claims of corruption,&nbsp;Compassionate Eye Foundation (...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/education-without-borders-and-compassionate-eye-give-students-hope-escape-gang-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/education-without-borders-and-compassionate-eye-give-students-hope-escape-gang-environment#comments News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:21:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 19484 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Update: Third homicide of 2014 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/update-third-homicide-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.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/update-third-homicide-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/update-third-homicide-2014#comments News crime Vancouver homicide Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:36:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 18540 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Surfing in Vancouver http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/surfing-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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/surfing-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/surfing-vancouver#comments News Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:26:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 18254 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Police stepping up enforcement on distracted drivers http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/police-stepping-enforcement-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... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/police-stepping-enforcement-distracted-drivers#comments News crime Wed, 05 Feb 2014 06:37:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 17827 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Chief coroner's statement on the death of Lucia Vega Jimenez http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/crime/chief-coroners-statement-death-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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/crime/chief-coroners-statement-death-lucia-vega-jimenez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/crime/chief-coroners-statement-death-lucia-vega-jimenez#comments Crime Thu, 30 Jan 2014 08:02:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 17752 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan up by 4 a.m. for filming of Fifty Shades of Grey http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/dakota-johnson-and-jamie-dornan-4-am-filming-fifty-shades-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. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/dakota-johnson-and-jamie-dornan-4-am-filming-fifty-shades-grey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/dakota-johnson-and-jamie-dornan-4-am-filming-fifty-shades-grey#comments Film celebrity sightings Vancouver Fifty Shades of Grey Wed, 29 Jan 2014 03:43:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 17725 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com David Van Seters brings illuminating view of shared economy to Board of Change event http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/business/david-van-seters-brings-illuminating-view-shared-economy-board-change-event People packed into the SAP Canada building in Yaletown on Thursday night for a wonderful evening with&nbsp;David Van Seters,&nbsp;&nbsp;president of Sustainability Ventures and pioneer of the "shared...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/business/david-van-seters-brings-illuminating-view-shared-economy-board-change-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/business/david-van-seters-brings-illuminating-view-shared-economy-board-change-event#comments Business Mon, 27 Jan 2014 02:19:00 +0000 Jenny Uechi 17687 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Ode to Grimes, Vancouver, BC's international sensation: congrats on the Juno! http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/ode-grimes-vancouver-bcs-international-sensation-congrats-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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/ode-grimes-vancouver-bcs-international-sensation-congrats-juno" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/ode-grimes-vancouver-bcs-international-sensation-congrats-juno#comments Culture Carly Rae Jepsen Juno award michael Tue, 23 Apr 2013 02:36:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 15085 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Street homelessness declining in Vancouver, City says http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/cityhall/new-homeless-count-numbers-show-street-homelessness-declining-vancouver 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...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/cityhall/new-homeless-count-numbers-show-street-homelessness-declining-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/cityhall/new-homeless-count-numbers-show-street-homelessness-declining-vancouver#comments City Hall City City of Vancouver homeless in Vancouver homelessness Mayor Gregor Robertson Thu, 18 Apr 2013 02:32:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 15041 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Catching up with two-time Juno Award-nominee Jeremy Fisher http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/catching-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.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/catching-two-time-juno-award-nominee-jeremy-fisher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/catching-two-time-juno-award-nominee-jeremy-fisher#comments Culture Ben Howard Electric Owl Goodbye Blue Monday Mint Juleps Scar That Never Heals Fri, 22 Feb 2013 22:05:00 +0000 Anja Konjicanin 14445 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com