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Art of Dying sign to Donegan and Draiman's Intoxication Records

Vancouver's Art of Dying is no longer indie...Great shame or great success?

Green Economies Thrive in Industrial Wastelands: An Interview With Majora Carter

Majora Carter grew-up in the South Bronx, which was burdened with  sewage treatment plants, power plants and 40% of New York City's solid waste. When the city tried to introduce another waste...

Olympics Likely to Benefit Housing Market

What affect will hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics have on the City of Vancouver? That's a question that many of us are asking ourselves. Billions of dollars are being spent on a two week event that...

Where You Can Find VO in Print

It's out around town. Here are some of the areas  the crew dropping off print editions of Vancouver Observer reached today:  Denman, Davie, Robson.  There were a few drops in Coal...

Jeff Balin On "Big-A Agendas," Values, and Buddhist Thought

A leadership coach talks with VO about meaning, values, and work.

Jason Mogus and the Web of Change

Jason Mogus convenes  the Web of Change conference at Hollyhock Educational Retreat Centre. He talked with VO earlier this year about technology as a force for improving the world. Linda...

Phones for Fearless is Bridging the Digital Divide

by Jonathon Narvey "We're bridging the digital divide," explains Phones For Fearless executive director Irwin Oostindie. The Phones For Fearless campaign is giving artists and other residents of...

To the Young and Restless: Plan

Crisp, clean ocean air. A temperate climate. Magnificent mountains. Diverse cultural events. Art exhibits. World class shopping. Almost all-season access to every sport imaginable. These are...

In Search of the Holiday Spirit

I was lamenting to a friend the other night about how difficult it has been this year to get into the “holiday spirit.” Usually I enjoy preparing for Christmas. I love baking holiday goodies and...

Can't touch this!

That's how I'm livin', and ya know...Stephen Harper is sticking his hands into the CBC. The Koch Brothers want to snatch up the LA Times and the Chicago Tribune; that is, if Rupert Murdoch doesn’t...