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Celebrate World Rivers Day with free, family fun at Burnaby...
Street recycling pilot program launches in Vancouver’s West...
Foreign-buyer tax to have short-term effect on Vancouver...
Vancouver's supervised-injection site sees unusually...
Doctors 'waking up' to opioid over-prescription...
Innovation, not just money, needed to fix health-care...
Study casts doubts about environmental benefits of Canadian...
Growing consensus: forestry in B.C. needs to change
Food, race and the ethnic aisle
Kurdi family settles into life in Canada, but still no luck...
Scientist Alejandro Frid's Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely
New book by Scientist Alejandro Frid explores new ways of thinking about climate change.
Oct 13th, 2015
Pipeline battle could set tone for future government, aboriginal relations
VANCOUVER — First Nations fighting to block the Northern Gateway pipeline project say a long-awaited court hearing that began Thursday will set the tone for aboriginal relations with the next federal...
The Canadian Press
Oct 1st, 2015
Repression-proof artist, Franke James, celebrated by BCCLA
Franke James shows eight years of her artwork about fighting the environment and freedom of expression.
Sep 28th, 2015
We will not earn Greenest City title if we are West Coast’s major tar sands-oil port
Despite losing faith in the NEB's hearing on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project, Vancouver city councillor Adriane Carr is compelled to register her strong opposition.
Aug 25th, 2015
Observer exposé of domestic spying triggers federal hearings
The spying was revealed in documents obtained in 2013.
Linda Solomon Wood
Aug 13th, 2015
Obama puts Harper to shame
The Clean Power Plan that U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled Monday puts Americans on track to greatly reducing carbon dioxide emissions — and puts Canada to shame.
Aug 5th, 2015
Supreme Court to rule on Charter right to raise climate change in NEB hearings
The proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain expansion would twin the pipeline and triple the capacity for Alberta oil intended for Asian markets.
Jul 31st, 2015
Unist'ot'en pipeline opponents rally in Vancouver
Downtown rally planned for Interior pipeline blockade.
Jul 30th, 2015
Tim Hortons puts Tims TV under review following Enbridge ad controversy
The conflict showed the potential dangers of a brand as recognizable as Tim Hortons selling ad space to companies that could anger its customers.
The Canadian Press
Jul 27th, 2015
Oil companies are the real radicals, says Jane Fonda
Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda tells Vancouver Observer what she thinks about the tar sands.
Jun 12th, 2015