Skip to Content
After 11 years of bringing you local reporting, the team behind the Vancouver Observer has moved on to
Canada's National Observer
. You can follow Vancouver culture reporting over there from now on. Thank you for all your support over the years!
Happy Canada Day? Learning about Treaties in tar sands territory
Want to be patriotic on Canada Day? Consider learning about the treaties.
Jul 1st, 2013
How to eat local forever: lessons on food security gathered from First Nations
The Enbridge oil pipeline would threaten the Aboriginal tradition of living off the land and eating local foods, say members of First Nations communities.
Jan 31st, 2012
Sanctum, A Drummer’s Dream, What Women Want (Chinese version) and Guido, Superstar. But not The Roommate.
James Cameron takes us underwater again, and spelunking, in Sanctum. Read more about the thriller he supervised but didn’t direct.
Feb 4th, 2011
Canada endorses UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Canada announced its support yesterday for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a global treaty on the rights of the estimated 370 million indigenous peoples in the world....
Nov 12th, 2010
Opposing Enbridge pipeline outside cocktail reception hosted by Enbridge
In the shadow of Whistler Mountain, a small group of activists gathered to protest against the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project Tuesday night. Members from the Council of Canadians,...
Sep 28th, 2010