After 11 years of bringing you local reporting, the team behind the Vancouver Observer has moved on to Canada's National Observer. You can follow Vancouver culture reporting over there from now on. Thank you for all your support over the years!

Christina Montgomery

Christina Montgomery is former writer and editor for Vancouver Observer. 

Canada's asbestos mines quietly close

They say they'll reopen. But will they?

Cheap money's here to stay

Interest rates to stay low through 2013.

1 in 10 Canadian kids still live in poverty

It would be 1 in 4 without public assistance, report says.

Canada's ban on polygamy upheld

But laws can't be used against child brides, court says.

CBC ordered to cough up secret documents

Broadcaster can't withhold them from information czar, court rules.

Teen arrested after Langley school lockdown

Someone reportedly entered school with a gun.

$1 billion later, no idea if it bought jobs

"No mechanism in place to measure how the plan did."

Canada's expensive war toys

Ottawa's big on spending, short on sound budgeting: AG

Ghosts of Stanley Cup riot?

There's no comparing the two sports or their crowning games, but organizers aren't setting up big screens during the game just in case.

Unique research chair on homophobia a first for North America

Quebec announces university grant, says statistics on violence, hate toward gays "alarming".