Occupy Vancouver

Oilsands protesters converge on Chinese consulate during Harper's trip to Asia

In the midst of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to China, environmental activists held an anti-oilsands demonstration outside of the Chinese consulate.

Tsunami, riots, Occupy, civic election, casino, Keystone XL pipeline, tar sands: VO's top stories in 2011

2011 was a year of big stories on the Vancouver Observer. From natural disasters to political unrest, many of the events around the world impacted people in Vancouver, while a few of the big stories...

Occupy the New Year: Reflections on covering a global movement

From tragedy to community, critique to inspiration, reporting on Occupy for VO yielded hopes for the New Year.

2011: A Year To Remember video

2011 was a year of the tsunami, Occupy, and the 7 billion milestone.

Occupy Wall Street equals Occupy Love for filmmaker Velcrow Ripper

BC-based media activist Velcrow Ripper reflects on the evolution of revolution with Occupy Wall Street in his upcoming doc, Occupy Love.

Was social media the newsmaker of the year?

Facebook and Twitter are powerful, but do they really set the agenda for Vancouverites?

Five arrested at Occupy Vancouver's port protest

Five protesters were arrested today for breach of the peace as today's "Occupy The Ports" protests, according to a police report. Occupy activists disrupted traffic and protested at throughout...

Occupy Vancouver hits the waterfront, but doesn't close it

Rolling blockades failed to win union support but make their point loud and clear.

Gap between Canada's rich and poor widening dramatically

Does a rising tide lift all boats? Canada's wealth gap becoming a chasm, says OECD