Vancouver Observer Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6946 en Indigenomics: Raising our understanding, raising our relationships http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/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="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/indigenomics-raising-our-understanding-raising-our-relationships" 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 http://www.vancouverobserver.com Non-profit questions when helping an animal is a crime http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/non-profit-questions-when-helping-animal-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="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/non-profit-questions-when-helping-animal-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hancock-trap Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:28:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23525 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com No "undo button" for loss of wild animals http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/no-undo-button-loss-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="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/no-undo-button-loss-wild-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Kickstarter campaign wildlife reporting Sat, 08 Apr 2017 23:23:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23519 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Hopeful Economics summit tackles reconciliation, social enterprise and public policy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/hopeful-economic-summit-tackles-reconciliation-social-enterprise-and-public-policy Hosted by SFU and City of Vancouver<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/hopeful-economic-summit-tackles-reconciliation-social-enterprise-and-public-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hopeful Economics Summit Nicole Chaland Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:04:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23513 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Conservation campaign aims to save BC’s grizzly bears, one bite at a time http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/conservation-campaign-aims-save-bc-s-grizzly-bears-one-bite-time-0 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="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/conservation-campaign-aims-save-bc-s-grizzly-bears-one-bite-time-0" 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 http://www.vancouverobserver.com Rural British Columbians oppose trophy hunting of grizzly bears http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/rural-british-columbians-oppose-trophy-hunting-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="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/rural-british-columbians-oppose-trophy-hunting-grizzly-bears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC grizzly bear trophy hunt Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:05:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23502 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Peacegeeks among top 10 finalists for Google Canada Impact Challenge http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/peacegeeks-among-top-10-finalists-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="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/peacegeeks-among-top-10-finalists-google-canada-impact-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Affinity Bridge Peacegeeks Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:14:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23495 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Statement from Mayor Gregor Robertson on major housing, transit investments in federal budget http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/statement-mayor-gregor-robertson-major-housing-transit-investments-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="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/statement-mayor-gregor-robertson-major-housing-transit-investments-federal-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Federal budget 2017 Housing transit Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:42:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23493 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com GreenPAC endorses B.C. environmental champions for the provincial election http://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/bc-election-2017/greenpac-endorses-bc-environmental-champions-provincial-election Candidates endorsed from three major parties.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/bc-election-2017/greenpac-endorses-bc-environmental-champions-provincial-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BC election 2017 GreenPAC Fri, 17 Mar 2017 23:29:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23490 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Make a healthy choice by filling half your plate with fruit and vegetables http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/make-healthy-choice-filling-half-your-plate-fruit-and-vegetables Health Minister Terry Lake and Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick joined Half Your Plate ambassador chef Michael Smith in a cooking demonstration to remind British Columbians how important it is to...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/make-healthy-choice-filling-half-your-plate-fruit-and-vegetables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick Chef Michael Smith Health Minister Terry Lake Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:30:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23433 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com