Vancouver Observer

British Columbians help move climate plan forward

NEWS RELEASE from Ministry of Environment VICTORIA - The initial results of B.C.'s Climate Leadership Plan survey are in, and 92% of participants agree that climate change is a serious...

Trade mission to China focuses on clean energy and cultural ties

NEWS RELEASE from Office of the Premier and Ministry of International Trade VANCOUVER - Supplying China's growing demand for clean energy technology and celebrating British Columbia's...
Sandy Garossino, Vancouver Observer, National Observer

Sandy Garossino new associate editor at National Observer

Since August, her columns have attracted enormous attention. We can take a hint.

$1 million to preserve and protect B.C. conservation lands

VICTORIA - The Province of British Columbia and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have partnered to ensure the continued protection of several ecologically sensitive properties formerly...

BC approves Woodfibre LNG enviro approval over huge local opposition

The B.C. government has granted the controversial Woodfibre LNG plant in Squamish an environmental permit, despite a loud chorus of opposition from Squamish citizens, and local municipal governments...

Whale-watching boat carrying 27 people sinks near Tofino, five confirmed dead

A whale-watching boat carrying 27 people sank off the coast of Tofino, B.C., on Sunday afternoon. Jamie's Whaling Station, a Tofino-based tour company, did not confirm how many survivors and...

More affordable arts events, less red tape

News alert from Vancouver City Hall... At Tuesday night's public hearing, City Council voted to make the City of Vancouver’s Arts Event License a permanent program. The popular program was brought...

Win a pass to the 34th annual Vancouver International Film Fest

Hit Instagram with a cool pic of Vancouver and get a chance to see all movies.

Award-winning author Chris Hedges to speak in Vancouver on September 25

Award-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges will speak in Vancouver about his new book, Wages of Rebellion: the Moral Imperative for Revolt.   Hedges' speech is hosted by two local...

First Nations blockade Clayoquot Sound salmon farm

This is a media release from UBCIC.