The Canadian Press Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6836 en Vancouver group faces complaint after walking to Yellowstone hot spring http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-group-faces-complaint-after-walking-yellowstone-hot-spring A group of Vancouver men who posted pictures and videos of their travels on social media are in hot water with Yellowstone National Park officials after allegedly&nbsp;walking out to a hot spring...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-group-faces-complaint-after-walking-yellowstone-hot-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Wed, 18 May 2016 03:06:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22752 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com B.C. whale-watching company says capsizing that killed 6 people was 'act of God' http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-whale-watching-company-says-capsizing-killed-6-people-was-act-god The owner of a whale−watching vessel that capsized on Vancouver Island, killing six people, describes the tragedy as an "act of God" arising from unforeseeable ocean conditions. Court documents filed... News Tue, 10 May 2016 02:03:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22734 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Wildfires prompt evacuation alert in Cecil Lake area in northeast B.C. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/wildfires-prompt-evacuation-alert-cecil-lake-area-northeast-bc The Peace River Regional District has issued an evacuation alert for multiple homes in the Cecil Lake area in northeast B.C. Two small wildfires, about 10 and 12 hectares in size, are burning south... News B.C. wildfires Cecil Lake Mon, 02 May 2016 10:58:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22714 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Another investigation launched into embattled Victoria police chief http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/another-investigation-launched-embattled-victoria-police-chief Another investigation has been launched into the actions of Victoria's police chief amid new allegations that he attempted to influence witnesses and may have deleted information needed for...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/another-investigation-launched-embattled-victoria-police-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Former Victoria police chief Frank Elsner Sat, 30 Apr 2016 05:09:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22713 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Dutch court refuses request for delay from accused in Amanda Todd case http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dutch-court-refuses-request-delay-accused-amanda-todd-case A Dutch court has refused to grant a third delay in the trial of a man accused of making child pornography and online extortion linked to the suicide of a British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd. A...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dutch-court-refuses-request-delay-accused-amanda-todd-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Amanda Todd case Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:50:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22712 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com New Anthony Hopkins thriller to premiere at smalltown B.C. drive-in http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/new-anthony-hopkins-thriller-premiere-smalltown-bc-drive A major motion picture shot in British Columbia will have it's premiere showing at a small Okanagan community's drive-in theatre. Blackway will hit theatres across North America on June 10, a week... News Anthony Hopkins Enderby BC Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:19:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22711 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BC Hydro going to court to evict Site C dam protesters from outside head office http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-hydro-going-court-evict-site-c-dam-protesters-outside-head-office The utility company filed a notice of civil claim and an application for an injunction in B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday, alleging protesters opposed to the company's Site C dam project are trespassing...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bc-hydro-going-court-evict-site-c-dam-protesters-outside-head-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC Hydro Site C dam protesters Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:16:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22706 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Finance Minister talks First Nations investment during Vancouver visit http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/finance-minister-talks-first-nations-investment-during-vancouver-visit In a speech to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade on Wednesday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau repeatedly used the term "completely unacceptable" to describe the prevalence of unclean drinking water...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/finance-minister-talks-first-nations-investment-during-vancouver-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Finance Minister Bill Morneau First Nations investment Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:14:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22702 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Kelowna city council floats ideas to nix image of 'lake monster' Ogopogo http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kelowna-city-council-floats-ideas-nix-image-lake-monster-ogopogo Ogopogo could get the heave-ho if councillors in Kelowna, B.C., decide to ditch images of the mythical lake monster from its parade float. A proposal for the city's new float stresses outdoor...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/kelowna-city-council-floats-ideas-nix-image-lake-monster-ogopogo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Kelowna Ogopogo Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:49:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22693 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Chess players offered new play place in Vancouver-area mall stalement http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/chess-players-offered-new-play-place-vancouver-area-mall-stalement Park Royal Shopping Centre manager Karen Donald says players have been offered a new space to be installed on the mall's second floor. Donald says in a statement that she's glad a long-standing... News chess players Park Royal Mall Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:20:00 +0000 The Canadian Press 22692 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com