Linda Solomon Wood Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/90 en This is just sad: perpetrator shot, woman victim dead and small child crying http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/just-sad-perpetrator-shot-police-another-woman-dead-and-child-crying-after-shots-ring-out This is one of those stories that just makes me want to sit down and cry. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/just-sad-perpetrator-shot-police-another-woman-dead-and-child-crying-after-shots-ring-out#comments News Vancouver homicide Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:20:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18526 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Gitxaala lawsuit claims process unlawful in JRP's Enbridge pipeline recommendation http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/gitxaala-versus-enbridge-battling-survival The Gitxaala have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the National Energy Board's Joint Review Panel failed to consider extensive testimony to the panel.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/gitxaala-versus-enbridge-battling-survival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/gitxaala-versus-enbridge-battling-survival#comments News Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline Tue, 08 Apr 2014 05:07:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18354 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Family members texted me saying, 'We can't breathe': Melina Laboucan Massimo recounts at Progress Summit 2014 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/family-members-texted-me-saying-we-cant-breathe-melina-laboucan-massimo-recounts-progress Liveblog from Progress Summit 2014 continues as the progressive movement kicks off its "Take Back Canada" campaign with 600 delegates at the Broadbent Institute's premier event.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/family-members-texted-me-saying-we-cant-breathe-melina-laboucan-massimo-recounts-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/family-members-texted-me-saying-we-cant-breathe-melina-laboucan-massimo-recounts-progress#comments News Broadbent Institute liveblog Progress Summit 2014 Melina Laboucan Massimo Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:09:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18375 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Progress Summit 2014 liveblog: Mariana Mazzucato on government's vital role in entrepreneurialism http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/progress-summit-liveblog-mariana-mazzucato-author-enbrepreneurial-state-governments-vital-role Mariana Mazzucato, author of The Entrepreneurial State, is speaking of how government leads the way in entrepreneurialism in green innovation.&nbsp; Debunks idea that "government should get out of...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/progress-summit-liveblog-mariana-mazzucato-author-enbrepreneurial-state-governments-vital-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/progress-summit-liveblog-mariana-mazzucato-author-enbrepreneurial-state-governments-vital-role#comments News green business Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:49:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18373 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Progress Summit 2014 live blog: Ed Broadbent gets standing ovation after rousing call to action for progressives http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/progress-summit-2014-live-blog-ed-broadbent-gets-standing-ovation-after-rousing-call-action In Ottawa, the Broadbent Institute is convening a weekend summit for progressives. Ed Broadbent, foudner of the Institute, gives opening speech, a call to action to reform Harper's conservative...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/progress-summit-2014-live-blog-ed-broadbent-gets-standing-ovation-after-rousing-call-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/progress-summit-2014-live-blog-ed-broadbent-gets-standing-ovation-after-rousing-call-action#comments News Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:34:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18372 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Dances with Wolves actor joins "Wall of Women" opposed to Kinder Morgan Expansion http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dances-wolves-actor-joins-wall-women-opposed-kinder-morgan-expansion Kinder Morgan now has to get past a "Wall of Women" in addition to other obstacles to realize its pipeline expansion plans.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dances-wolves-actor-joins-wall-women-opposed-kinder-morgan-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/dances-wolves-actor-joins-wall-women-opposed-kinder-morgan-expansion#comments News Andrea Reimer Kinder Morgan expansion proposal Tantoo Cardinal tar sands reporting project Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:15:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18313 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver Observer goes to North America's "Greenest City" to see how it handles garbage: VIDEO http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-observer-goes-north-americas-greenest-city-see-how-it-handles-garbage-video "Over 90 per cent of what's being discarded can be recycled or composted," City of San Francisco zero waste coordinator Jack Macy told The Vancouver Observer. "It makes more sense to invest in that (...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-observer-goes-north-americas-greenest-city-see-how-it-handles-garbage-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/vancouver-observer-goes-north-americas-greenest-city-see-how-it-handles-garbage-video#comments News Metro Vancouver incinerator proposal Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18282 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com A waste-to-energy spin doctor's playbook http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/waste-energy-spin-doctors-playbook It's every waste-to-energy company's dream to have independent policymakers defending an incinerator with the same passion as Stephen Harper when he goes to bat for the tar sands.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/waste-energy-spin-doctors-playbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/waste-energy-spin-doctors-playbook#comments Commentary Metro Vancouver incineration plan Wed, 19 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 18246 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Prime Minister Stephen Harper accepts resignation of Chuck Strahl http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-stephen-harpers-statement-resignation-chuck-strahl Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the resignation of Chuck Strahl as Chair of the Security Intelligence Review Committee: “Mr. Strahl has submitted his resignation...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-stephen-harpers-statement-resignation-chuck-strahl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/prime-minister-stephen-harpers-statement-resignation-chuck-strahl#comments News Chuck Strahl Enbridge Inc. Sat, 25 Jan 2014 05:54:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 17689 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Tar Sands Reporting Project inched past $50K If we reach $60K we can afford to make the film. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/tar-sands-reporting-project-inched-past-50k-if-we-reach-60k-we-can-afford-make-film The Tar Sands Reporting Project is closing in on our stretch goal of $60,000 to film a documentary but we only have a critical 1 day left.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/tar-sands-reporting-project-inched-past-50k-if-we-reach-60k-we-can-afford-make-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/tar-sands-reporting-project-inched-past-50k-if-we-reach-60k-we-can-afford-make-film#comments Environment tar sands reporting project Fri, 17 Jan 2014 01:02:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 17603 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com