Staff Reporter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6946 en RCMP respond to Tahltan mining protest in Sacred Headwaters http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/rcmp-respond-tahltan-mining-protest-sacred-headwaters Aboriginal opposition heating up over copper and gold mining in northwest B.C.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/rcmp-respond-tahltan-mining-protest-sacred-headwaters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/rcmp-respond-tahltan-mining-protest-sacred-headwaters#comments News Sacred Headwaters Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:04:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19667 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Earthquake early-alert systems installed at 50 B.C. schools http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/earthquake-early-alert-systems-installed-50-bc-schools In preparation for "the big one", a new earthquake early-warning system created by UBC engineers senses earthquakes before the ground starts shaking and triggers an alarm that could give people time... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/earthquake-early-alert-systems-installed-50-bc-schools#comments News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19656 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com These are the celebrities who have visited Alberta’s tar sands http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/these-are-celebrities-who-have-visited-alberta-s-oil-sands The buzz has already spread like wildfire. The Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio was in Fort McMurray researching for a documentary about the oil sands and climate change. He’s met with...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/these-are-celebrities-who-have-visited-alberta-s-oil-sands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/these-are-celebrities-who-have-visited-alberta-s-oil-sands#comments News Sun, 24 Aug 2014 02:31:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19572 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Harper announces National Research Council Arctic Program launch http://www.vancouverobserver.com/node/19565 During his&nbsp;ninth annual Northern Tour, Prime Minister Stephen Harper&nbsp;&nbsp;announced the launch of the National Research Council (NRC) Arctic Program. Its goal will be to enter&nbsp;into...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/node/19565" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/node/19565#comments News Arctic environment National Research Council Arctic Program NRC research Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:15:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19565 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Opportunity to get involved in solving Vancouver affordable housing challenges http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/opportunity-get-involved-solving-vancouver-affordable-housing-challenges From the City of Vancouver:&nbsp; "The new Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency has launched a call for board directors. Applications are due before the deadline: Monday, September 22, 2014 at 12noon...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/opportunity-get-involved-solving-vancouver-affordable-housing-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/opportunity-get-involved-solving-vancouver-affordable-housing-challenges#comments News City of Vancouver Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:04:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19559 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Harper highlights opportunities created by Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/harper-highlights-opportunities-created-canada-korea-free-trade-agreement Harper touts business benefits of Canada's first Asia-Pacific trade agreement.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/harper-highlights-opportunities-created-canada-korea-free-trade-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/harper-highlights-opportunities-created-canada-korea-free-trade-agreement#comments News free trade Prime Minster Stephen Harper Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:03:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19560 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Prime Minister Stephen Harper brings Conservative message to Chilliwack http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-stephen-harper-brings-conservative-message-chilliwack Prime Minister Stephen Harper glad-handed for the Conservatives with MP Mark Strahl in Chilliwack today. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-stephen-harper-brings-conservative-message-chilliwack#comments News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:38:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19554 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Prime Minister in Vancouver area today harvesting West Coast support http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-vancouver-area-today-harvesting-west-coast-support What is Prime Minister Stephen Harper doing this afternoon in the Vancouver area?&nbsp; A business roundtable and a meeting at a berry farm are on his agenda as he looks to harvest West Coast...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-vancouver-area-today-harvesting-west-coast-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-vancouver-area-today-harvesting-west-coast-support#comments News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:14:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19550 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Police investigate home invasion by robber with gun http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/police-investigate-home-invasion-robber-gun Ongoing investigation into what may be a targeted crime. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/police-investigate-home-invasion-robber-gun#comments News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:17:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19548 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com City of Burnaby enforcing bylaws that prohibit Kinder Morgan's access to Burnaby mountain http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/city-burnaby-enforcing-bylaws-prohibit-kinder-morgans-access-burnaby-mountain Burnaby Mayor Derrick Corrigan's office said today that Burnaby will continue to enforce bylaws prohibiting Texas-based Kinder Morgan company from access to Burnaby mountain. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/city-burnaby-enforcing-bylaws-prohibit-kinder-morgans-access-burnaby-mountain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/city-burnaby-enforcing-bylaws-prohibit-kinder-morgans-access-burnaby-mountain#comments News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:59:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19547 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com