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Sandy Garossino joins Vancouver Observer as editor-in-chief
New editor-in-chief Sandy Garossino to reinvigorate local coverage of business, tech, and affordability— and "bridge the gaps."
TODAY: First annual Charter of Rights and Freedoms March to launch in Vancouver
Clark gov't under fire for “illegal” grizzly hunt in Tsilhqot’in
Heiltsuk on edge: DFO checks with Ottawa on herring fishery’s re-opening
Heiltsuk take over DFO office to stop herring fishery
Mar 29th, 2015
"We just say we want this to stop,” tearful 12-year-old Latoya Windsor told DFO officers about the herring fishery, which is set to resume.
Heiltsuk will risk arrest to blockade herring boats, warns chief councillor
“We are just trying to protect the herring. We have an Aboriginal right to fish and harvest spawn on kelp," says Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett.
Mar 27th, 2015
Why University of Victoria students voted to divest
University of Victoria students vote 77 per cent to urge campus divestment from fossil fuels.
Mar 5th, 2015
NDP and Liberals off-target on grizzly trophy hunt, conservationist says
Feb 20th, 2015
UBC profs vote 62 per cent in favour of fossil fuel divestment
“Students have spoken. Faculty have spoken. It's time for UBC to act,” said forestry professor George Hoberg.
Feb 10th, 2015
UBC economics prof: I am voting yes to divest fossil fuels
Feb 6th, 2015
Oil prices could push Alberta into recession: think tank
Oil sands expansion halted, and a new Alberta sales tax proposed to stem economic pain
Jan 20th, 2015
Harper government reacts to NASA's "hottest year on record" statement
Environment Minister's office defends the Harper government's record on fighting climate change, while slamming the Liberals' and NDP's "job-killing carbon tax."
Jan 16th, 2015
NASA confirms 2014 hottest on record
"It’s amazing how we continue to see more and more 'hottest years'," says Sierra Club of Canada's John Bennett
Jan 16th, 2015
Forest certification program is logging industry greenwash: report
“It’s an industry creating its own watchdog. It’s ridiculous that we let the industry tell us they’re good for forestry when it’s just not true,” says ForestEthics campaigner.
Jan 12th, 2015
Naomi Klein on fracking, Indigenous rights and Canada's federal election
Jan 1st, 2015