Sindhu Dharmarajah

Sindhu Dharmarajah is a journalist from the Lower Mainland with a keen interest in the environment, current events and entertainment.

Reddit raves for hotel hero

Take a moment to appreciate your hotel staff on your next vacation, as one woman in Munich discovered, they could be your guardian angels when a drunk tries to follow you back to your room. A recent...
Impossible Project V2.0: Photographs from the People,

Science World's 'Impossible' photo exhibit puts spotlight on Polaroids

A diverse group of people walked through the doors of the Telus World of Science on a sunny Wednesday for an intriguing Polaroid photography exhibition titled “Impossible Project V2.0: Photographs...
How to take your “green car” on a road trip

Green to go! Electric car trips to B.C. destinations put eco into travel.

It’s taken longer than it should have, and there's still a ways to go, but hybrid and electric “eco-cars” are on their way—along with a global network of charging stations to keep green-minded...
Green travel, Patricia Theatre, Powell River.

Powell River: green gem of the Sunshine Coast [PHOTOS]

A renaissance town worth a weekend trip— or maybe a move.
Maria Kong's Backstage. Vancouver Red Room. Chutzpah! Festival.

International dance show “Backstage” sets the bar high for Chutzpah! Festival 2015: video

Watching Israeli group, Maria Kong, make their North American debut with the electric “Backstage,” is so breathtaking, it makes you wonder why they haven't premiered long ago in Canada.  The...
The "You Don't Own Me" Get out the vote video

UPDATE: Lesley Gore, who died today at 68, remembered in 2012 video with Sia and Lena Dunham

Lesley Gore passed away today at the age of 68. Her 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me,” inspired a generation.
BCSEA - climate change dating - Vancouver Observer - Mychaylo Prystupa

Climate change dating in Vancouver

Valentine's Day weekend question: would you date someone who doesn’t share your environmental beliefs?  Does your romantic target need a greenhouse gas target?  That’s what we asked the...
"YES!" campaign launch sees major support from environmentalists

David Suzuki calls "YES!" campaign "one of the most important decisions facing our region"

The YES! campaign launch drew a broad spectrum of support
Costco farmed salmon protest Vancouver - Mychaylo Prystupa

Vancouver Costco hit by farmed salmon protests

“I can’t believe how many people come up to us and say they want to know about [farmed salmon] — they’re worried,” said protester Shirley Samples.
Nathan Cullen photo by George Heyman

Nathan Cullen says Northern Gateway about more than pipeline

“It’s more than just about a pipeline. It’s about our voice and our right to speak,” said Cullen.