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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!
Geordon Omand is a journalist with The Canadian Press.
Environmentalists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate amphibians
An environmentalist is alleging that the BC government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission for BC Hydro to move tadpoles and frogs from an area near the planned Site C Dam.
Jul 21st, 2016
Made-in-Canada approach to opioid addiction gets nod from prominent medical journal
The recommendations include discouraging rapid detoxification as a remedy and encouraging the use of overdose-reversing drug naloxone as a first-line treatment, rather than methadone.
Jul 19th, 2016
B.C. whale-watching company says capsizing that killed 6 people was 'act of God'
The deadly capsizing of a whale−watching vessel off Vancouver Island last year could not have been reasonably predicted nor prevented, says the owner of a tour operator.
May 9th, 2016