Vancouver Observer

Holding G8 summit in cottage country offered "ideal conditions" to shoot world leader: RCMP

Choosing rural site proved highly problematic for security, says internal police review.

Toronto Pride parade draws a million revellers. Mayor Rob Ford was not one of them.

City's top dog sticks to decision to spend the holiday at his cottage, leaving party-goers less than impressed.

Radiohead takes baby step onto China's heavily censored version of Twitter

Alt-rockers' touchy history as activisits and their desire to reach out highlight dilemma facing musicians courting Chinese fans.

Metal-rocker Rob Zombie films commercial in Vancouver for ... laundry detergent?

Musician says he's not selling out. He's just getting by in an industry that's in free-fall.

Oh Canada! Kate wows 'em in designs by Quebec-born Erdem

Wrongly predicted to be designer for royal wedding gown, London-based designer has still clearly won the newlywed's heart

Protests expected as royal couple arrive in Quebec City

How rowdy will the protests get as Prince William and Kate come to Quebec City into territory where British royalty can be more reviled than revered?

Excesses of the rich have a social cost for the rest of us

The wanna-have world created for hard-working citizens is damaging lives, professor says.

Combat ends but battle rages on for wounded Canadian troops

Afghanistan withdrawal deadline won't end the struggle for soldiers hurt in battle -- mentally or physically.

Controversial HST turns one year old

As ballots hit the mail, feelings remain mixed over the tax that has bitterly divided BC.

Delay in deadline for shipbuilding bids just what BC didn't want

Two-week delay will allow competition to get its act together in $35-billion contest.