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SFU Contemporary Arts opens with Dudes, Extra Extra, Deanna Peters and more

Walking into the courtyard area at Cambie and Cordova at 5pm on Friday evening, indie rock band The Dudes had the crowd grooving. The music was terrific, but the biggest entertainment factor came in...

Best summer adventure: out on the river with Kumsheen Rafting Resort

It was a great summer. But the best day of all for this single mother was rafting the Thompson River with the kids on a Kumsheen Rafting Resort trip...

Bubble Bash, Under the Volcano, Rediscover Granville Street, MusicFest Vancouver

This weekend, beat the summer heat by checking out some cool events in Vancouver. From lovers of bubbles and swing dancing, to classical Chinese music, outdoor festivals and waterfront fresh-air movi

Sign says landfills not the solution

On the road to Cache Creek from Vancouver, signs of disgust with Metro Vancouver's landfill dot the highway on the approach to Lytton.   The landfill is the subject of a lawsuit between First...

Our recommended events in Vancouver this weekend, curated by Lorien Henson

Social butterfly Ajay Puri is adventuring in Nepal and India for the next 6 weeks.  While Ajay is gallivanting the globe, I’m delighted to guest write the Vancouver Observer’s Weekend Top 3...

Vancouver parents call for independent inquiry, long-term plan, for public education

In response to the Special Advisor's Report, a group of more than 200 parents representing 80% of the schools across Vancouver, Vancouver Parents for Public Education (VPPE), are requesting the...

Sunset Climb up West Vancouver's Lighthouse Park Cliff Satisfies Adrenaline Junkies at All Levels

It was a late Saturday afternoon. The sun was setting, a vibrant orange, and I could hear the waves starting to crash a little harder than an hour earlier. Hanging off a brutal over-hang on the side...

Passenger Stabs Vancouver Cab Driver on Homer Street and Flees

 One man is in custody and a cab driver is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in the neck with a knife on October 14th at 7:15 a.m in the 500 block of Homer Street, the Vancouver Police...