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The haunting story of local filmmaker Daniel Northcott's dying wish

When Vancouver’s Erin Northcott inherited the estate of her late brother, 29 year old filmmaker Daniel Northcott, she found herself in possession of over 1,000 hours of verite-style footage from each...

Dancing at Lughnasa: five sisters, five personalities, one house

Dancing for Lughnasa tells the story of five Irish sisters fending for themselves in their very Catholic Baile Beag ("Little Town").

Musqueam councillor Wade Grant's intercultural outlook

On an overcast day, Musqueam councillor Wade Grant greeted The Vancouver Observer at the Musqueam Community Centre with an easy smile. In jeans and a windbreaker, the 34 year old father of two said...

What's your beef?

The recent beef scare has given British Columbia residents a lot to chew on.

Speaking at UBC, Kofi Annan says crisis in Syria may explode beyond borders

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan entered the room at University of British Columbia on Tuesday and the cloud of his surprising departure from his envoy role in Syria followed...

Jacki Zehner: one wonder woman, moving millions

The visionary CEO of Women Moving Millions shares the inspirational story of how she went from finance to philanthropy.

Human remains found near UBC

The Vancouver Police and the RCMP are conducting a joint investigation this afternoon in Pacific Spirit Park after a citizen discovered human remains in a wooded area, according to a VPD report. The...

Personal reflections: are we really safer one year after Fukushima?

8:30 -As I leave my peacefully sleeping family, the quiet Sunday morning greets me with roads closed to cars for today’s triathlon. I create a sustainable transportation triathlon to today’s...

Zite, the Vancouver app that is reshaping how people read news

UBC law graduate Ali Davar and his colleagues at Zite are changing the way we read our news.

At oil sands film screening, panelists call on B.C. to refuse pipeline

A panel of pipeline opponents address key oilsands-related concerns between screenings of David Lavallee's feature documentary, "White Water, Black Gold".