Olympics

Gone to Vancouver From Times Square

Here's a glimpse of what New Yorkers are seeing this week relating to Vancouver. "Gone to Vancouver..."  They wish.

Canada Women's Hockey Team Members Hold Their Own Under Drubbing by Press at BC Media Centre

Although the New York Times had already declared it over, the Canada Women's Hockey Team, fresh from winning a Gold Medal, still underwent a drubbing by (male) journalists today at a press conference...

Hockey Mom Pancakes

My mother makes the best pancakes in the world. All of my life, I have hated any other pancake I've tried, especially those horrible things you get from a store-bought mix. Just thinking about them...

Vancouverites Can Enjoy Flavours of Southern Italy During the Olympics

A stylish showroom of mannequins and artwork under bright lights in a swanky tower block is the first introduction visitors to the City will get to the traditions and tastes of southern Italy....

Winner of Vancouver Observer and BC Hydro PowerSmart Hockey Ticket Twitter Contest Has "One of the Greatest Nights Ever" at Canada vs. Russia Game

Even though I woke up still dressed, smeared with red face paint, and in a panic over the location of my cell phone – definitely one of the greatest nights ever. Thanks again to Vancouver Observer and

Haida Totem Pole Dedication at First United Church in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

First United Church is called “home” by a diverse community of over 250 people from the downtown eastside. A new symbol of faith has appeared there. It is a traditional Haida totem pole unveiled as...

The world needs more Canada Critical Mass bike ride

  So you’ve visited us. You know all sorts of stuff now about Canada and Vancouver and hockey and the joys of “la-la land”. You also know we love to come together as a community and engage....

"Share the Gold" Campaign Stands to End Homelessness

Ric Matthews of First United Church addresses the crowd. People waiting to begin the stand. The chain forms along both sides of Hastings. The human chain calling for a national housing...

Let's Go to the Yukon!

Smiles, sunshine, and sour toes greet the world in Whitehorse.

Police Find Body in Stanley Park They Believe to be Actor Andrew Koenig

Vancouver Police are investigating the discovery of a body found in Stanley Park around noon today. The body is believed to be that of Andrew Koenig.   More details will be confirmed at a...