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National Observer makes shortlist for Canada's best news site
National Observer is shortlisted along with Toronto Star, CBC News, CTV News, and CTV News Calgary for Canadian Online Publisher Association's (COPA) prestigious 2016 award for 'Best News Website'....
Sep 16th, 2016
Sandy Garossino new associate editor at National Observer
Since August, her columns have attracted enormous attention. We can take a hint.
Oct 30th, 2015
RESIGNATION BOMBSHELL: The Ballad of Brian Jackson
The former top city planner wasn’t master of his own house inside City Hall and was unpopular with the public, developers and builders outside a select inner circle.
Aug 5th, 2015
Vancouver Aquarium: End your breeding partnership with SeaWorld today
On Tuesday The Guardian reported compelling evidence that a SeaWorld employee infiltrated the animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), adding to pressure on the marine...
Jul 16th, 2015
Furlong defence buries the big picture at slander trial
OPINION: No Truth and Reconciliation for Indigenous people in epic court standoff.
Jun 29th, 2015
OPINION: Conservative cabinet ministers shove Timmys around
Sitting cabinet ministers' tweets an attempt to force a coffee-and-doughnut emporium to host in-house advertising for oil pipelines.
Jun 6th, 2015
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."
Apr 3rd, 2015
B.C. teachers should seize the moment and end strike, says legal expert
Teachers have the upper hand right now, and should accept the deal while public support is still strong, says a former Crown prosecutor.
Sep 17th, 2014
Vancouver must tackle foreign home ownership problem head on: Sandy Garossino
"This is a boiling issue ... but has been remarkably suppressed in Vancouver ... largely because charges of racism have stifled this very important debate.”
May 21st, 2014
Vancouver Not Vegas calls for halt to casino development due to doubling of problem gamblers
Former River Rock Casino floor-manager Jason Feng knows firsthand what severe gamblers look like. “We see the same people every day. I’ve kicked people out because they are drunk and I’ve kicked...
Dec 10th, 2013