Linda Solomon Wood Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/90 en Ghomeshi must have faced "literal line-up of young women prepared to do anything the artist wants" http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/ghomeshi-must-have-faced-literal-line-young-women-prepared-do-anything-artist Readers write in with their reactions to Jian Ghomeshi story<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/ghomeshi-must-have-faced-literal-line-young-women-prepared-do-anything-artist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/ghomeshi-must-have-faced-literal-line-young-women-prepared-do-anything-artist#comments Commentary Canadian celebrities CBC Jian Ghomeshi Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:56:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19961 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Fifty shades of Ghomeshi http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/fifty-shades-ghomeshi Jian Ghomeshi defends his BDSM lifestyle on Facebook against shocking allegations by Toronto Star and unnamed sources after firing by CBC in Canada's latest blockbuster of a scandal.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/fifty-shades-ghomeshi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/fifty-shades-ghomeshi#comments Commentary Bondage canadian journalism CBC discipline Jian Ghomeshi masochism Q sadism Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:37:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19950 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian Muslims categorically and unequivocally condemn terror attacks on Parliament Hill in Ottawa http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/canadian-muslims-categorically-and-unequivocally-condemn-terror-attacks-parliament-hill-ottawa Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at condemns and rejects all terror attacks and offers condolences to the grieved families<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/canadian-muslims-categorically-and-unequivocally-condemn-terror-attacks-parliament-hill-ottawa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/canadian-muslims-categorically-and-unequivocally-condemn-terror-attacks-parliament-hill-ottawa#comments News Ottawa shooting Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:32:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19915 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Speech from Prime Minister Stephen Harper after Ottawa shootings [FULL TEXT] http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/speech-prime-minister-stephen-harper-after-ottawa-shootings-full-text My fellow Canadians, for the second time this week there has been a brutal and violent attack on our soil. &nbsp; Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Corporal Nathan...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/speech-prime-minister-stephen-harper-after-ottawa-shootings-full-text" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/speech-prime-minister-stephen-harper-after-ottawa-shootings-full-text#comments News Ottawa shootings Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:27:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19914 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Nathan Cullen calls Canada's so-called 'world class' marine safety 'a cruel joke' http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nathan-cullen-notes-sense-temporary-relief-haida-gwaii-after-yesterdays-fuel-ship-emergency Some feared yesterday's Russian ship would drift towards disaster. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nathan-cullen-notes-sense-temporary-relief-haida-gwaii-after-yesterdays-fuel-ship-emergency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nathan-cullen-notes-sense-temporary-relief-haida-gwaii-after-yesterdays-fuel-ship-emergency#comments News Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:20:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 19887 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BREAKING: rebirth of Occupy movement floods Wall Street to protest climate change http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/breaking-news-rebirth-occupy-floods-wall-street-protest-climate-change Thousands have descended on Wall Street to demand responsibility for corporations' role in global warming. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/breaking-news-rebirth-occupy-floods-wall-street-protest-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/breaking-news-rebirth-occupy-floods-wall-street-protest-climate-change#comments News Climate Change Flood wall street FloodWallStreet Occupy Wall Street Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19720 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Leonardo DiCaprio rallies with Canadian Indigenous leaders at People's Climate March in New York http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/breaking-leonardo-dicaprio-rallies-canadian-indigenous-leaders-peoples-climate-march Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio was marching with Canada's Indigenous leaders against the tar sands at the Peoples' Climate March in New York. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/breaking-leonardo-dicaprio-rallies-canadian-indigenous-leaders-peoples-climate-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/breaking-leonardo-dicaprio-rallies-canadian-indigenous-leaders-peoples-climate-march#comments News First Nations people's climate march peoples climate march in New York tar sands Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:22:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19716 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Career opportunity, Director of Operations, OBSERVER MEDIA GROUP http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/career-opportunity-director-operations-observer-media-group Join our creative, energetic, dynamic, fast-paced, ambitious team in Vancouver and be at the centre of Observer Media Group we grow. Building on a successful record at The Vancouver Observer, we are...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/career-opportunity-director-operations-observer-media-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/career-opportunity-director-operations-observer-media-group#comments News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:19:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19698 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Independent journalism pays off with truth and results http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/independent-journalism-pays-truth-and-results I was delighted this week to see an e-mail from the people at Kickstarter saying,&nbsp; “we really love your project!”&nbsp; Staff at the crowdfunding website said they had chosen our Tar Sands...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/independent-journalism-pays-truth-and-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/independent-journalism-pays-truth-and-results#comments Commentary energy politics kinder morgan pipeline National Observer Northern Gateway pipeline tar sands reporting project Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:59:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19662 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com What I learned from 9/11 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/what-i-learned-911 Thirteen years ago, I stood in a courtyard on New York’s Lower East Side.&nbsp; I was pregnant and watching my son line up with other kindergarten boys and enter the school he might have attended...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/what-i-learned-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/what-i-learned-911#comments Commentary World Trade Center attacks Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:32:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 19648 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com