Sindhu Dharmarajah

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

Margaret Atwood, Canada's Queen of Curls

Smart women who rock their curls

Here’s a list of talented, brainy, creative women who are rocking the world while they rock their curls.
“We will show them what a great city can be,” says Mayor in third inaugural addr

Homelessness and affordability on top of mind for Mayor at inauguration ceremony

“Today the world looks to Vancouver. And together, we will show them what a great city can be,” said Mayor Robertson.
Photo of Chateau Lake Louise by Patrick Imbeau via Flickr

Five great, relatively-green winter getaways

Here’s our eco-rated list of great places for close - but not too close - holiday travel from Vancouver, B.C.
Green Sporting. Photo by Jim Culp.

Green Sports Alliance recruits fans, athletes and suppliers to join the big leagues in protecting the earth

Canucks Sports & Entertainment is a lot greener than the colours on the team’s jersey. For years, the organization has been working with Green Sports Alliance (GSA) to improve on environmental...
Twenty ways to have a very merry local Christmas in Vancouver this year

Twenty great things to do in Vancouver over the holiday season

We've made our list. Have a merry Christmas season with these twenty things to enjoy in Vancouver.
Plan a ‘green getaway’ to the Okanagan

Plan a ‘green getaway’ to the Okanagan

No need to leave a trail of dirty airborne carbon—check out these alternative vacation ideas close to home.
Province releases new guidelines for police dog deployment

Province releases new guidelines for police dog deployment

“Before we were working in a system where police officers and dogs could use high levels of force and there was very little scrutiny,” says PIVOT's Douglas King
Stars Between The Sun and Moon author Lucia Jang

North Korean defector recalls her journey to freedom in new memoir

“I wanted to talk about the kind of humanity and love that was still possible between people in inhumane conditions,” says author Lucia Jang.
Photo of Tamiko Suzuki, Midori Campos and Hannah Campbell from Beyond Boarding

David Suzuki’s daughter and granddaughter arrested protesting Kinder Morgan (VIDEO)

Suzuki's granddaughter Midori Campos and women from the Klabona Keepers announced to the crowd that they were going to cross the police line.
Photo of Andrea Reimer at Women Build event by Sindhu Dharmarajah

Women build houses and empowerment for Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver

“I think one of the worst things that happens to you when your housing is vulnerable is the feeling of helplessness," Councillor Andrea Reimer said.