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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!
Robyn Ludwig is a Vancouver-based freelance writer and arts administrator.
Leo Awards roll out the red carpet
The 2010 Leo Awards take place this weekend at Vancouver’s Westin Bayshore.
Jun 1st, 2010
Television's assault on Canadian taxpayers
A new study shows that reality television exposes viewers to the highest levels of aggression on TV.
May 24th, 2010
The sleazy side of Canadian television broadcasting
Sex-Shop Television announced the launch of Canada’s first pay TV pornography channel, and Shaw Communications announced a $1.2-billion deal to acquire CanWest Global's TV assets.
May 5th, 2010
TV may be hazardous to your health
Active Healthy Kids Canada reports that the health of Canadian children is being compromised by watching too much TV.
Apr 27th, 2010
Facebook brings new life to old TV stars
Veteran television actor Betty White, 88, is finding new life thanks to Facebook.
Apr 27th, 2010
Soaring loonie could sink Vancouver's TV industry
The Canuck buck hit parity with the U.S. greenback on Tuesday, sparking fears that many local television productions will head for cheaper pastures.
Apr 12th, 2010
3DTV Comes to Canada
Samsung unveiled its new line of 3DTVs on Friday.
Mar 27th, 2010
Big Changes Coming for Television Broadcasting
Canadians are spending more time online than in front of their television sets, the first time Internet usage has jumped ahead of TV.
Mar 24th, 2010
Apologies for the Olympics and Paralympics
Betty and Rolly Fox, parents of Terry Fox, carry the torch into opening ceremonies for the 2010 Paralympic Games.
Mar 14th, 2010
All That Glitters is Not Gold at the Academy Awards
Ben Stiller, presenting the Best Costume award at the 82nd Academy Awards on Sunday.
Mar 8th, 2010