Staff Reporter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6946 en Environmental and labour organizations call on Island Timberlands to stop logging old-growth forest http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/environmental-and-labour-organizations-call-island-timberlands-stop-logging-old-growth-forest "Time is short and options for McLaughlin Ridge will run out soon if the corporation continues to cut out the heart of its ancient forest.”<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/environmental-and-labour-organizations-call-island-timberlands-stop-logging-old-growth-forest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/environmental-and-labour-organizations-call-island-timberlands-stop-logging-old-growth-forest#comments News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:21:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19451 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com NPA announces incumbents seeking re-election in November civic race http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/npa-announces-incumbents-seeking-re-election-november-civic-race Mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe welcomes the depth of municipal experience of those running for office again.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/npa-announces-incumbents-seeking-re-election-november-civic-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/npa-announces-incumbents-seeking-re-election-november-civic-race#comments News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:46:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19440 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vision Vancouver calls on NPA to explain "spread of personal attacks" [Updates] http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vision-vancouver-calls-npa-explain-spread-personal-attacks As Gregor and Amy Robertson announce their separation, Vision Vancouver calls on NPA to explain "spread of personal attacks" about mayor's personal life. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vision-vancouver-calls-npa-explain-spread-personal-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vision-vancouver-calls-npa-explain-spread-personal-attacks#comments News Sun, 06 Jul 2014 03:18:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19388 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com VPD issues warning after man exposes himself to young girl http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vpd-issues-warning-after-sexually-motivated-incident-involving-young-girl Vancouver Police Department is warning the public after a 13-year-old girl was the focus of a sexually motivated incident at English Bay. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vpd-issues-warning-after-sexually-motivated-incident-involving-young-girl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vpd-issues-warning-after-sexually-motivated-incident-involving-young-girl#comments News police Vancouver VPD warning Fri, 04 Jul 2014 23:45:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19383 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Final Healing Walk draws more than 200 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/final-first-nations-healing-walk-takes-place-edge-tar-sands-videos "Stop the destruction, start the healing," was the rallying cry for hundreds at yesterday's final Healing Walk, at the edge of the tar sands, in Fort McMurray.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/final-first-nations-healing-walk-takes-place-edge-tar-sands-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/final-first-nations-healing-walk-takes-place-edge-tar-sands-videos#comments News Alberta oil sands Alberta Tar Sands Healing Walk tar sands reporting project Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:16:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19258 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 2014 Healing Walk to recognize First Nations' treaty rights http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/healing-walk-recognize-first-nations-treaty-rights This weekend, hundreds of First Nations people and non-native supporters from Canada and the US will be participating in the Healing Walk in Fort McMurray, a march to raise awareness of Indigenous... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/healing-walk-recognize-first-nations-treaty-rights#comments News Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19207 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Gitga’at Nation holds 'Chain of Hope' blockade against Northern Gateway http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/chain-hope-blockade-against-northern-gateway Crocheted yarn spools with family messages were carried across the Douglas Channel in protest of oil tanker plans.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/chain-hope-blockade-against-northern-gateway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/chain-hope-blockade-against-northern-gateway#comments News Northern Gateway Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:51:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19186 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Riot Investigation: Three Years Later http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/riot-investigation-three-years-later It has been three years since the June 15th, 2011, Stanley Cup Riot and the VPD continues to forward reports to Crown recommending charges. Since the last update on July 23rd, 2013, investigators...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/riot-investigation-three-years-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/riot-investigation-three-years-later#comments News investigation protest Riot sports Stanley Cup Stanley Cup Riot Sat, 14 Jun 2014 00:50:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19114 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Update: Charges laid in Yaletown bike shop owner shooting http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/update-charges-laid-yaletown-bike-shop-owner-shooting Charges have now been laid in yesterday’s shooting of Paul Dragan, owner of Reckless Bikes, a police report sent out to local media moments ago says. Shortly after 11:00 a.m., the owner of the... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/update-charges-laid-yaletown-bike-shop-owner-shooting#comments News Thu, 12 Jun 2014 04:25:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19098 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com City to open Kingsway Continental Housing Project http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/city-open-kingsway-continental-housing-project The City of Vancouver will join partners and community members for the opening of the Kingsway Continental, a new 123-unit non-market housing project, according to a news release from City of... http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/city-open-kingsway-continental-housing-project#comments News Real Estate Sat, 07 Jun 2014 04:02:00 +0000 Staff Reporter 19049 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com