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Beth Hong

Beth is a former Associate Editor at The Vancouver Observer. She is currently a writer and freelance journalist. Follow her @beth_hong.

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...

Karen Moe opens her studio in Eastside Culture Crawl

"This is Thursday night before Culture Crawl," Karen Moe said, sipping from a glass of red wine as she balanced a police hat on the mannequin.

Citizenship Minister Kenney: war dead were Canadian, but not citizens

Minister reiterates that soldiers who died weren't citizens because Canadian citizenship itself did not exist prior to 1947.

Manitoba reporter fired from her job for "biased" reporting on federal politics speaks out

On a rainy afternoon in October, Jill Winzoski, a 38 year old reporter at The Selkirk Record, walked into her boss' small office and took a deep breath.

U.S. election celebrations, Vancouver-style [photos]

Obama's victory was sweet.

A Liberal spin doctor on how to fight the right

Self-declared Liberal spin doctor Warren Kinsella lays out what he thinks Canada's progressives need to do to prevent another Conservative majority.

Fast and furious oil sands development disastrous for Canadian economy: policy analyst

An oil sands policy analyst said that the current pace of oil sands development spells disaster for Canadian taxpayers and the economy.

Kinder Morgan rep won't rule out possibility of one million barrels a day for expanded pipeline

A Kinder Morgan representative and former Port Metro COO debated environmentalists about the merits of the company's pipeline expansion proposal at a panel sponsored by The Board of Change.

SumOfUs and LeadNow deliver petition with 60,000 anti-Canada-China FIPPA signatures to Ottawa

"I feel like we have a Prime Minister who is undermining the Canada that I've always loved," a backer of the petition wrote.