Christabel Shaler

 

Christabel began writing for the Vancouver Observer after she took a writing workshop with Linda Solomon in February 2009. The @EthicalHustle is a series of stories about creative solutions to personal, social and economic struggle. For more information, please visit: www.christabelshaler.com

Anita Burke "It is too easy to blame the corporations and the media."

The Resilient Cities Conference brought together big names from all sectors to discuss sustainability imperatives. Anita M. Burke, former advisor to Shell International and founder of the Catalyst...

Mayor Gregor Robertson's Vancouver Will Be "Greener Than Portland"

When Mayor Gregor Robertson spoke at the Resilient Cities Conference on Tuesday, he presented plans for making Vancouver the “greenest city in the world.” Apparently Portland is our only rival....

Resilient Youth Build Resilient Cities

The Power of Hope presents POSITIVITY. an annual event that builds community and raises funds for one of the most effective youth engagement organizations of our time.

Councillor Andrea Reimer and the Shifting Paradigm of Homelessness

Vancouver City Councillor Andrea Reimer is an outspoken activist working within the walls of City Hall. The VO's Christable Schaler sat down with her to discuss homelessness and paradigm shifts.

Sketches for Roam, This Thursday

The last time that Sketches for Roam was screened, on February 15th, 2009, Dan Northcott was still alive. This story of a “tragic, romantic nomad,” explores a decade in the life of the filmmaker, who...

Citizens protest massive arts cuts

Protesters tape their mouths closed to indicate BC government fundings cut impacts, Christabel Shaler reporte.

Little Mountain Demolition Begins but a Resident Stays Put

The fifty-year old community of the Little Mountain Housing Complex is currently being demolished. There were once 224 families that occupied Little Mountain. Currently, there are twelve remaining...

Manik and Hellnback Bring Aboriginal Voice to Hip Hop

Manik and Hellnback are veterans of the Canadian Hip-Hop industry, who have come together to create the Urban Buffaloes. While countless rappers try to construct their "street credibility" with...

Mel Lehan: MLA Candidate Dedicated to Ending Homelessness

Christabel Shaler: Your efforts to end homelessness are prolific. You co-founded the Citywide Housing Coalition and STANDS for Housing. You have been raising awareness about homelessness and social...

Red1 Begs For Nothing in a Q and A With Christabel Shaler

Christabel Shaler: You grew up in the Little Mountain Projects at Main & 33rd. You make reference to Main and 33rd in some songs. Do you feel that East Van and the Little Mountain Projects have...