Wendee Lang Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/10551 en Top 8 Day Trips from Vancouver: Wine Tours in BC's Okanagan Valley https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/travel/2012/03/23/top-8-day-trips-vancouver-wine-tours-bcs-okanagan-valley Boasting some of the best wines internationally, British Columbia's beautiful Okanagan Valley is only a drive away.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/travel/2012/03/23/top-8-day-trips-vancouver-wine-tours-bcs-okanagan-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel BC wine Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cedar Creek Estate Winery Mission Hill Family Estate okanagan Okanagan wineries Tinhorn Creek Vineyards vacation Wine wine tours Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:56:00 +0000 Wendee Lang 11200 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Robocall scandal leads to apathy and disenchantment at family dinner table https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/politicaljunkie/2012/03/12/robocall-scandal-stifles-democracy-discussions-canadian-household What's the point of civic engagement when the government won't engage? One family finds its political conversations fall silent over robo-call scandal.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/politicaljunkie/2012/03/12/robocall-scandal-stifles-democracy-discussions-canadian-household" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political Junkie Politics Conservative Party electoral fraud political activism Robo-call scandal Stephen Harper Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:41:00 +0000 Wendee Lang 11078 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Oilsands pipeline risks explained in "BC's Huge Gamble" film https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/earthmatters/2012/02/18/oilsands-pipeline-risks-explained-bcs-huge-gamble-film "BC's Huge Gamble" sheds light on just what British Columbians will sacrifice if the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline is approved.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/earthmatters/2012/02/18/oilsands-pipeline-risks-explained-bcs-huge-gamble-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Earth Matters Environment B.C. environment British Columbia Enbridge Enbridge Northern Gateway First Nations Kitimat oil pipeline tar sands development Sun, 19 Feb 2012 01:50:00 +0000 Wendee Lang 10817 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Black history in Vancouver: Who was Joe Fortes? https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/world/2012/02/07/black-history-vancouver-who-was-joe-fortes February is Black History Month, and with it comes the tale of shipman, lifeguard and hero of the Bay, Seraphim "Joe" Fortes.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/world/2012/02/07/black-history-vancouver-who-was-joe-fortes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World BC history Black History Month City of Vancouver English Bay Joe Fortes settlers Vancouver Vancouver archives Wed, 08 Feb 2012 14:19:00 +0000 Wendee Lang 10633 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Chinese New Year: YouTube celebs Peter Chao and Bubbi share their favorite memories https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/2012/01/27/chinese-new-year-youtube-celebs-peter-chao-and-bubbi-share-their-favorite These wildly popular YouTube celebrities weigh in on their favorite Chinese New Year traditions. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/tmi/2012/01/27/chinese-new-year-youtube-celebs-peter-chao-and-bubbi-share-their-favorite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> TMI Bubzbeauty Chinese celebrity Chinese New Year Peter Chao Vancouver Chinese Canadian YouTube personality Sat, 28 Jan 2012 03:43:00 +0000 Wendee Lang 10552 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com