Brandon Woo Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/7803 en TEDxKids@BC Change inspires youth to confront violence, poverty and climate change http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2012/04/08/tedxkidsbc-change-inspires-youth-confront-violence-poverty-and-climate What would you like to see different in the world, in your community, or in yourself?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2012/04/08/tedxkidsbc-change-inspires-youth-confront-violence-poverty-and-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2012/04/08/tedxkidsbc-change-inspires-youth-confront-violence-poverty-and-climate#comments Canada World Crime Education City Environment bystander effect Climate Change Devon Brooks Kitty Genovese sexual violence TED TEDx TEDxKids@BC Mon, 09 Apr 2012 10:11:00 +0000 Brandon Woo 11352 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Young Canadian diplomats get an early start with Model United Nations http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2012/03/06/young-canadian-diplomats-get-early-start-model-united-nations At the Canadian High Schools Model United Nations Conference, Samantha Millar shared with youth what Model United Nations did for her – and what Model United Nations could do for them.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2012/03/06/young-canadian-diplomats-get-early-start-model-united-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2012/03/06/young-canadian-diplomats-get-early-start-model-united-nations#comments Canada World Education CAHSMUN CANIMUN High School international affairs Model United Nations Samantha Millar Wed, 07 Mar 2012 03:21:00 +0000 Brandon Woo 10968 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mayor Gregor Robertson signs Walk21 International Charter for Walking http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/10/02/mayor-gregor-robertson-signs-walk21-international-charter-walking On Sunday, Vancouverites gathered at Olympic Village for Mayor Gregor Robertson’s opening reception of the 2011 Walk21 International Conference on Walking and Livable Communities.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/10/02/mayor-gregor-robertson-signs-walk21-international-charter-walking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/10/02/mayor-gregor-robertson-signs-walk21-international-charter-walking#comments News Health Politics City Culture Life Environment 2010 Vancouver Games Jim Walker Mayor Gregor Robertson physical fitness Mon, 03 Oct 2011 11:40:00 +0000 Brandon Woo 8913 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Me in Media: how media fosters the inclusion of minorities http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2011/09/14/me-media-how-media-fosters-inclusion-minorities Vancouverites gathered at Me in Media seeking answers about media and its role in defining society.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2011/09/14/me-media-how-media-fosters-inclusion-minorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2011/09/14/me-media-how-media-fosters-inclusion-minorities#comments Canada Commentary News Media Politics Opinion Culture ethnicity media media representation Riaz Meghji Sid Tan Social Media the United Nations visible minorities Thu, 15 Sep 2011 12:57:00 +0000 Brandon Woo 8679 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver youth discuss 2011 Stanley Cup riot at forum http://www.vancouverobserver.com/crime/2011/07/10/vancouver-youth-discuss-2011-stanley-cup-riot-forum In response to the 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup Riot, youth from all across Metro Vancouver gathered at the downtown Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library to share their opinions with each...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/crime/2011/07/10/vancouver-youth-discuss-2011-stanley-cup-riot-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/crime/2011/07/10/vancouver-youth-discuss-2011-stanley-cup-riot-forum#comments Crime Public Safety Education City People 2011 Stanley Cup finals Bruins Canucks hockey riot Vancouver riot Mon, 11 Jul 2011 13:19:00 +0000 Brandon Woo 7938 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Redefining success: an overachiever's view http://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/charity/2011/07/04/redefining-success-overachievers-view My Planning 10 teacher taught the students in my class how to answer interview questions this year, but there was one question that particularly stood out to me: “Do you consider yourself successful...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/charity/2011/07/04/redefining-success-overachievers-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/charity/2011/07/04/redefining-success-overachievers-view#comments Charity grades media school Success united nations Mon, 04 Jul 2011 21:42:00 +0000 Brandon Woo 7875 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com National Aboriginal Awareness Celebration celebrates dynamic First Nations culture http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/dance/2011/06/27/national-aboriginal-awareness-celebration-celebrates-dynamic-first-nations On Sunday, a large crowd gathered together at Canada Place for the National Aboriginal Awareness Celebration to enjoy dance and music performances. Organized by the&nbsp;Aboriginal Tourism...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/dance/2011/06/27/national-aboriginal-awareness-celebration-celebrates-dynamic-first-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/dance/2011/06/27/national-aboriginal-awareness-celebration-celebrates-dynamic-first-nations#comments Dance Aboriginal Culture Alex Wells Canada Place culture First Nations Git Hayetsk hoop dance Mike Dangeli Vancouver Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:21:00 +0000 Brandon Woo 7802 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com