Nov 7th, 2011
Vancouver municipal election 2011: Light sabres. Pineapples. Saxophones. Bribery. Not your usual election props...
Nov 5th, 2011
Occupy Vancouver protestors held a candle-light vigil to mourn the death of a woman who died of a suspected overdose Saturday at the camp, while Mayor Robertson announced the tent city must go.
Jan 2nd, 2011
Happy New Year, VO-ers! As we're sweeping up the glitter, let's raise a final glass to the people who create the Vancouver Observer! Amidst the gang violence and political meltdowns of the last...
Aug 10th, 2010
"The sulphur in there was smouldering and causing a moderate amount of smoke. It wasn't free flaming. We went in and put it out. The Squamish Nation and Norgate were put on...
Jun 4th, 2010
Teaching students to think critically about the Olympics put a teacher's job in jeopardy.
Feb 19th, 2010
An interview with Olympic Street medics Chris Shaw and Danika Surm about the first week of the 2010 Olympic Games.
Jan 31st, 2010
Of economic catastrophe, compelling "adverbiage" and an editor's beautiful prose.
Dec 3rd, 2009
On CBC yesterday, BC Almanac's Mark Forsythe asked Tom Biecker, of Belmont, Washington how the residents of the bucolic village are coping with news that the Canexus Chemical Plant of North Vancouver...
Dec 2nd, 2009
Be sure to listen to CBC Radio today at 12:10 PM to hear the Vancouver Observer's latest comments on the history of chlorine disasters and the why rail cars filled with chlorine are being moved from...
Nov 29th, 2009
Vancouver city council has bowed to public pressure and is reconsidering parts of the controversial 2010 Olympics “sign” bylaw. Critics have charged that the bylaw would have significantly infringed o