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. 

Battered RIM may be tossed out of huge Indonesian market

Company's refusal to build data hub in Jakarta may cost it second-largest market.

Third mystery sea turtle washes up near Tofino

Did quickly cooling waters stun and trap animals, washing them ashore off Vancouver Island?

New Twitter: simpler, customizable and a chance to brand

The goal: more than a billion of us tweeting.

Vancouver's best Christmas tree shopping guide

Whether you're searching for the greenest option in a Christmas tree this year, or looking for a fabulous fake in a Hanukah bush, here's an essential guide to holiday tree shopping in Vancouver.

North Van kisses its fireboats goodbye

North Shore will have use of two vessels in emergencies, but won't berth or crew them. Good idea? Opinion's mixed.

Band's Prayer answered: Nickelback comes through with donation

Chilliwack's Pardon My Striptease tosses out a challenge -- and sick kids win big.

Canada calls for new climate deal to replace Kyoto

Maybe by 2015, maybe later, environment minister tells Durban crowd.

New-housing starts drop dramatically

Biggest cut is in condo sector, but price-wise, market remains hot.

Social housing residents at Olympic Village demand help with utility bills

Hidden cost for "green" units will force them back onto streets, some say.

Canadian belt-tightening won't fend off European threat

Bank of Canada says the fallout could still hit hard.