Vancouver Observer Feed en Tsleil-Waututh Nation launch "selfie billboard” highlighting pipeline expansion issues in B.C. election The Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) Sacred Trust Initiative launched an unusual and eye-catching project to spread the word to British Columbian &nbsp;voters on how to use the B.C. election to halt this...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mon, 08 May 2017 21:16:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23557 at Gitxsan leaders join BC First Nations to vote for Anyone But Clark (ABC) Two Gitxsan house groups, Gwininitxw and Luutkudziiwus urge voting that will empower First Nations, support communities, environment, and economic well-being.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Thu, 04 May 2017 05:44:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23553 at Indigenomics: Raising our understanding, raising our relationships An interview with recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Federal Finance Minister, Carol Anne Hilton.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Carol Anne Hilton Hopeful Economics Summit Indigenomics Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:02:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23537 at Non-profit questions when helping an animal is a crime Wanting to help an animal, be it a beaver or a family pet, injured by a trap is a natural reaction to most people in British Columbia. But the line between when that’s a crime and when it’s...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hancock-trap Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:28:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23525 at No "undo button" for loss of wild animals National Observer's reporting on 'State of the Animal' is 85% funded. Kickstarter is all or nothing. Please pledge so we can make our goal of raising $15,000 in the next 8 days. Thank you!<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Kickstarter campaign wildlife reporting Sat, 08 Apr 2017 23:23:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23519 at Hopeful Economics summit tackles reconciliation, social enterprise and public policy Hosted by SFU and City of Vancouver<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hopeful Economics Summit Nicole Chaland Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:04:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23513 at Conservation campaign aims to save BC’s grizzly bears, one bite at a time As the grizzly trophy hunt opens this weekend across B.C., Raincoast Conservation Society and Denman Island Chocolate will be launching a “Grizzly Bar” to help raise funds to protect bears in B.C.’s...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC grizzly bears trophy hunting season Sat, 01 Apr 2017 05:16:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23510 at Rural British Columbians oppose trophy hunting of grizzly bears The majority of British Columbians living in rural ridings oppose trophy hunting of grizzly bears, a poll conducted by Insights West on behalf of the Commercial Bear Viewing Association has found....<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC grizzly bear trophy hunt Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:05:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23502 at Peacegeeks among top 10 finalists for Google Canada Impact Challenge Peacegeeks, a Vancouver-based humanitarian nonprofit, is in the top 10 finalists for Google Canada’s Impact Challenge, which provides $5 million of funding for the winners. If it wins, the group...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Affinity Bridge Peacegeeks Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:14:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23495 at Statement from Mayor Gregor Robertson on major housing, transit investments in federal budget Vancouver is grappling with a tough affordability crisis and today’s federal budget is an encouraging step to tackle our biggest challenges - with meaningful investments in housing, public transit...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Federal budget 2017 Housing transit Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:42:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23493 at