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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.

A gondola for The Chief

Critics of Squamish gondola say province is selling out park land for cash.

Rachel Maddow slams China's bid to infiltrate Canadian oil market

Rachel Maddow's criticisms of Chinese oil giant CNOOC's ties with Iran raised questions over the company's potential takeover of Canadian oil giant Nexen.

Canadian stereotypes are true

Rick Mercer, known as the Canadian Jon Stewart, said that Canadians aren't just polite-- they're dangerously complacent.

Fighting the uterus threat

Vancouver-based video collective Deep Rogue Ram, headed by ex-CTV broadcast journalist Kai Nagata, takes aim at Motion 312, a private member's bill from MP Stephen Woodworth which...

City of Vancouver celebrates artists at 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards

The 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards honoured twenty five established and emerging Vancouver-based artists at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre on Thursday evening. "Arts and culture are a...

Pro-life MP vows to fight "to his dying breath" for rights of unborn

Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth, whose private members bill Motion 312 went through a second debate today and is scheduled for a vote on September 26, said that he would stand firm by his...

Rick Mercer takes on the Harper government's next omnibus bill

Rick Mercer, host of CBC's The Rick Mercer Report and one of Canada's most outspoken political commentators, focused his latest rant on the next omnibus budget bill from the Conservative...

Ottawa silent on compensation for First Nations residential school "day scholars"

BC First Nations communities said they have yet to hear from Ottawa about compensating excluded "day scholars."