Vancouver Observer

Stage fright: Cheap Trick cancels Vancouver gig after scaffolding collapses in Ottawa

September concert at PNE yanked over fears about staging company.

Dying woman asks B.C. court to fast track her right-to-die lawsuit

ALS sufferer wants a doctor-assisted suicide -- and soon.

Canadian software used to censor web abroad, help repressive regimes filter online content

Demand grows for Ottawa to establish a clear foreign policy for cyberspace as sex ed, human-rights sites blocked.

Hundreds march against sexual violence in New Delhi's "SlutWalk"

Protesters ditch the provocative clothes, make point that they get attacked even in ordinary attire.

21st Annual Celebration of Light "overwhelmingly positive, friendly, and family-oriented": police

Crowds and clouds gathered last night for the 21st Annual Celebration of Light. The Vancouver Fireworks display pits China against Spain and Canada.  Last night, China's explosive pagentry lit...

Secret shoppers turned loose on government bureaucrats

'Mystery' clients fan out across Canada to test service and attitudes of civil service.

Four accused of human smuggling in Tamil ship's arrival granted bail

Group arrested in Toronto last month, two years after Ocean Lady arrived off Port Renfrew.

What's on at the Vancouver Aquarium | July 30 - August 6

Connect to the natural world. From peculiar birds to colourful butterflies, here's what's at the Vancouver Aquarium right now: 1. Birds Up Close See falcons, hawks, eagles and more...

Canadian economy expected to regain some speed, but consumer spending alone won't help

Global manufacturing, US recovery key factors in keeping the country moving.

Mounties 'ran roughshod' over charter rights in 14-month ecstasy investigation

Investigation set sights on multi-million-dollar ecstasy ring in Richmond.