Vancouver Observer Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6946 en 24 top Vancouver restaurants band together to support Mealshare and stop youth hunger http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/24-top-vancouver-restaurants-band-together-support-mealshare-and-stop-youth-hunger 24 of Vancouver’s top restaurants (full list below) are implementing the local social enterprise program, Mealshare, on July 5th to fight youth hunger.&nbsp;These new restaurants will be joining the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/24-top-vancouver-restaurants-band-together-support-mealshare-and-stop-youth-hunger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mealshare Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:23:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22804 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver-based 'zoo' TV show targeted for cruelty in PETA ad blitz http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-based-zoo-tv-show-targeted-cruelty-peta-ad-blitz CBS-TV's&nbsp;Zoo—which films in Vancouver—is being targeted for cruelty in a massive PETA ad campaign for using captive wild animals. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-based-zoo-tv-show-targeted-cruelty-peta-ad-blitz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News animal cruelty CBS PETA Zoo Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:28:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22799 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com All-female orchestra launches to empower women through music http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/all-female-orchestra-launches-empower-women-through-music Allegra Chamber Orchestra's inaugural concert will benefit Music Heals music therapy program<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/all-female-orchestra-launches-empower-women-through-music" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News All female orchestra Allegra Chamber Choir Music Heals Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:05:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22796 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Open Letter from Mayor Gregor Robertson to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/open-letter-mayor-gregor-robertson-prime-minister-justin-trudeau Trans Mountain Pipeline: Not Worth The Risk<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/open-letter-mayor-gregor-robertson-prime-minister-justin-trudeau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Rueben George Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson Tue, 07 Jun 2016 23:42:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22775 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mayor Robertson to Support Creative New Patio Spaces, Permanent Parklets and Craft Carts http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/mayor-robertson-support-creative-new-patio-spaces-permanent-parklets-and-craft-carts Pilot program that could see up to 30 new patios<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/mayor-robertson-support-creative-new-patio-spaces-permanent-parklets-and-craft-carts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News craft carts Gregor Robertson parklets patio spaces Vancouver Tue, 31 May 2016 01:41:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22768 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver monopolizes list of priciest homes in Canada http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-monopolizes-list-priciest-homes-canada No surprises there. None whatsoever. News B.C. housing donthave1million Housing Market Vancouver Real Estate West Vancouver Sat, 21 May 2016 03:19:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22760 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The latest innovation for biodiversity protection : hope for climate change mitigation http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/latest-innovation-biodiversity-protection-hope-climate-change-mitigation &nbsp; Following the United Nations Climate Change Conference hosted by France last December (COP 21 - Paris Climate 2015), and the recent ratification, the Consulate General of France in Vancouver...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/latest-innovation-biodiversity-protection-hope-climate-change-mitigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Clean Energy BC. Fri, 13 May 2016 23:05:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22744 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BC's tech sector brought in thousands of jobs last year, says study http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bcs-tech-sector-brought-thousands-jobs-last-year-says-study The economy of Southwest BC&nbsp;grew more than any other region of the province last year, due in large part to the growth of its tech sector, according to a new study. The study, by the&nbsp;...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bcs-tech-sector-brought-thousands-jobs-last-year-says-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC tech sector Tue, 10 May 2016 02:13:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22735 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver launches first permanent DC fast charge station for electric vehicles http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/vancouver-launches-first-permanent-dc-fast-charge-station-electric-vehicles The City of Vancouver and BC Hydro, along with the Province of British Columbia, Natural Resources Canada and BMW, announced the official launch of the Empire Fields DC fast charge station for...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/vancouver-launches-first-permanent-dc-fast-charge-station-electric-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City electric car stations Vancouver electric cars electric vehicles EV Sat, 07 May 2016 01:03:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22729 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com May the 4th bee with you http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/may-4th-bee-you Yesterday morning, bee-keepers from Hives for Humanity returned to VPD headquarters, and brought with them 30,000 bees that were placed in their new temporary home in the 3rd floor community garden....<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/may-4th-bee-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News bee-keeping Hives for Humanity VPD Thu, 05 May 2016 23:20:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 22725 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com