Vancouver Observer Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6946 en Squamish Nation celebrates court victory and urges Trudeau to abandon Trans Mountain expansion https://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/squamish-nation-celebrates-court-victory-and-urges-trudeau-abandon-trans-mountain Khelsilem, Councilor and spokesperson for the Squamish Nation, one of the Nations involved in a legal challenge against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion, urged the Canadian government to "...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/squamish-nation-celebrates-court-victory-and-urges-trudeau-abandon-trans-mountain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:23:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23870 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Living in an apartment with kids? Share your experiences https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/living-apartment-kids-share-your-experiences The City is seeking input from apartment-dwelling families with children to help plan for spaces that better meet their needs. As part of an update to the High-Density Housing for Families and...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/living-apartment-kids-share-your-experiences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City Apartment with kids Wed, 25 Apr 2018 23:25:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23811 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Your water wise summer starts early this year https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/your-water-wise-summer-starts-early-year Today City Council approved a new Drinking Water Conservation By-Law to align with the Metro Vancouver Drinking Water Conservation Plan. Under the new by-law, watering restrictions will start on...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/your-water-wise-summer-starts-early-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City Photo courtesy City of Vancouver website Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:06:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23805 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Temporary modular housing approved for Kaslo Street https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/temporary-modular-housing-approved-kaslo-street The Director of Planning for the City of Vancouver, Gil Kelley, announced today the approval of a development permit to build 52 new temporary modular housing units at 4480 (formerly&nbsp;4410) Kaslo...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/temporary-modular-housing-approved-kaslo-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City housing crisis Kaslo Street Temporary modular housing Wed, 14 Mar 2018 06:33:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23784 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Thirty nine units of temporary modular housing approved for Powell Street https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/thirty-nine-units-temporary-modular-housing-approved-powell-street The City of Vancouver's Director of Planning has approved the development permit for the construction of temporary modular housing at&nbsp;525 Powell Street&nbsp;(formerly&nbsp;501 Powell St.). The...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/thirty-nine-units-temporary-modular-housing-approved-powell-street" target="_blank">read more</a></p> City housing affordability housing crisis modular housing Wed, 07 Mar 2018 05:43:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23780 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com International Women's Day Concert celebrates female musicians who turned tragedy into triumph https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/international-womens-day-concert-celebrates-female-musicians-who-turned-tragedy-triumph Every March 8, on International Women's Day, we hear about the achievements of brilliant, talented women around the world. But how often do we learn about the physical and mental disabilities or...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/international-womens-day-concert-celebrates-female-musicians-who-turned-tragedy-triumph" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Sat, 03 Mar 2018 23:47:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23778 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Charged Up program puts spotlight on Canada's community-led renewable power https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/charged-program-puts-spotlight-canadas-community-led-renewable-power A majority of Canadians support a quick transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, but few of us can actually think of a clean energy project. To raise the profile of community-led, grassroots...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/charged-program-puts-spotlight-canadas-community-led-renewable-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Chief Patrick Michell David Suzuki David Suzuki Foundation Kanaka Bar Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:19:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23775 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com BC Place lights up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Estonian independence https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/bc-place-lights-celebrate-100th-anniversary-estonian-independence The roof of BC Place was illuminated on Monday night in the blue, black and white of Estonia’s national flag to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Estonia’s declaration of independence.&nbsp; Thanks...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/bc-place-lights-celebrate-100th-anniversary-estonian-independence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture BC Place Estonian Independence Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:39:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23764 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Respected Elder of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Leonard George https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/respected-elder-tsleil-waututh-nation-leonard-george It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Tsleil-Waututh Nation respected Elder Leonard George. We express our deepest gratitude to the George Family, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and everyone...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/respected-elder-tsleil-waututh-nation-leonard-george" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Leonard George Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:13:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23706 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Why free trade talks with China failed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/why-free-trade-talks-china-failed When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jetted off to Beijing, the media was told to expect the announcement of a free trade agreement, the first of its kind between China and a G7 country. The first sign...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/why-free-trade-talks-china-failed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:26:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23704 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com