Janel Johnson Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/10357 en Free things to do to celebrate New Year's 2017 in Vancouver https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/free-things-do-celebrate-new-years-2017-vancouver Celebrating New Year's Eve isn't only for the shimmery-evening-gown, top-hat-and-champagne crowd. If fact, those of us looking to do it up this New Year's without breaking the bank will be more...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/free-things-do-celebrate-new-years-2017-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City Free new year's Vancouver Fri, 30 Dec 2016 02:04:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 23318 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Mexico triumphs over Canada in World Cup qualifier in Vancouver https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sports/mexico-triumphs-over-canada-world-cup-qualifier-vancouver Vancouver's B.C. Place was a sea of green last night as Mexico fans from all over came to watch their team play Canada in a qualifying match for a spot in the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. An...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sports/mexico-triumphs-over-canada-world-cup-qualifier-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports World Cup Qualifier Canada vs. Mexico Sun, 27 Mar 2016 02:22:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 22596 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Historic win for Melanie Mark in Vancouver-Mount Pleasant byelection https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/historic-win-melanie-mark-vancouver-mount-pleasant-byelection Melanie Mark made history Tuesday by becoming the first First Nations woman elected to the B.C. Legislature. Mark, the NDP candidate in the Vancouver-Mount Pleasant byelection, handily defeated...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/historic-win-melanie-mark-vancouver-mount-pleasant-byelection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City byelection Jodie Wickens Melanie Mark Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:57:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 22397 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com It's "Our Turn," says Twitter VP Kirstine Stewart https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/its-our-turn-says-twitter-vp-kirstine-stewart In a recent stop in Vancouver to promote her book,&nbsp;Our Turn,&nbsp;Kirstine Stewart took a few moments at Roundhouse Radio to talk about her book's premise and the golden era of leadership...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/its-our-turn-says-twitter-vp-kirstine-stewart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Kirstine Stewart tech sector Twitter Sat, 14 Nov 2015 04:08:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 22065 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com VO-National Observer open house Tuesday Sept. 29 https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/vo-national-observer-open-house-tuesday-sept-29 Come by and view photographs by Andrew S. Wright and Mychaylo Prystupa and political illustrations by Victor Juhasz and Geoff Olson.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/vo-national-observer-open-house-tuesday-sept-29" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Mychaylo Prystupa National Observer oil sands Spirit Bear Sat, 26 Sep 2015 01:32:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 21875 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian Bar Association urges Canadians to march in protest of Bill C-51 https://www.vancouverobserver.com/national/canadian-bar-association-urges-canadians-march-protest-bill-c-51 As organizers prepare for a day of nation-wide demonstrations against Bill C-51 on Saturday, the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) urged Canadians to march in protest against the legislation.&nbsp; The...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/national/canadian-bar-association-urges-canadians-march-protest-bill-c-51" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Bill C-51 Protest Sat, 30 May 2015 02:47:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 21328 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Bomb scare on SkyTrain unconfirmed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bomb-scare-skytrain-unconfirmed An unconfirmed report of a bomb scare on SkyTrain this morning was posted by a reader on online news source reddit. The incident purportedly occurred on the northbound SkyTrain when it pulled into...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bomb-scare-skytrain-unconfirmed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News SkyTrain bomb scare Fri, 08 May 2015 03:01:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 21217 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com City Council votes unanimously to shift city to 100% renewable energy by 2050 https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/council-votes-unanimously-support-shift-100-renewable-energy City Council made history by voting to support a shift to 100 per cent renewable energy sources, becoming the first city in Canada to take this step.&nbsp; In the motion, which passed unanimously,...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/council-votes-unanimously-support-shift-100-renewable-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Vancouver Greenest City Plan Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:05:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 20907 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Cars are so yesterday for young people. https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cars-are-so-yesterday-young-people-they-use-transit-here-come-facts Young people don't need cars: they need better transit.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/cars-are-so-yesterday-young-people-they-use-transit-here-come-facts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:58:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 20779 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Getting to 'YES' in the Metro Vancouver Plebiscite https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/getting-yes-metro-vancouver-plebiscite At Waterfront Station Friday morning,&nbsp;Andrea Domagas and her team were on the front lines of the transit plebiscite, asking transit takers to pledge their 'YES' vote in the Metro Vancouver...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/getting-yes-metro-vancouver-plebiscite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City Metro Vancouver transit plebiscite Sat, 21 Mar 2015 04:47:00 +0000 Janel Johnson 20867 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com