Jan 4th, 2014
Chuck Strahl, Chairman of the federal body which oversees Canada’s spy agency, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), has registered to lobby on behalf of Enbridge’s ‘Northern Gateway...
Apr 6th, 2013
Last week, a new ad promoting oil pipelines appeared ahead of my favourite new song on YouTube. It featured a pair of actors having a simulated ‘real-life’ conversation about the paradox...
Feb 25th, 2013
Citizens engaging in peaceful protests are increasingly under surveillance for "non-violent attacks" to Canada's security, documents reveal.
Dec 20th, 2012
“It’s too bad there aren’t more people behind this idea,” commented an ash blonde attendee in a grey pencil skirt and matching suit jacket as we filed into the elevator at The Fraser Institute on...
Oct 23rd, 2012
Last May in Ottawa, 20 Conservative MPs participated in the March for Life, an annual anti-abortion protest that mirrors its namesake in Washington, D.C. The march commemorates a 1973 U.S....
Oct 15th, 2012
The social media giant tells VO readers how to prevent other acts of bullying.
Jan 20th, 2012
National health insurance challenge: one in six BC residents too poor to pay for prescription drugs, a new report in Canadian Medical Association Journal says, calling for change.
Jan 4th, 2012
With four in the Lower Mainland dead and another wounded since Christmas Eve, VO investigates the source of the guns.
Jan 1st, 2012
The shooting scene of student Alok Gupta – who was filling in for friends at their corner store when he was killed on Christmas Day – is marked by three fresh bouquets of flowers placed near the door...
Dec 24th, 2011
What are the holidays like for one of our city's most marginalized communities? VO brings you into Vancouver's brothels and onto its street corners to find out.