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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!
Linda Solomon Wood on why she started National Observer
Starting a national online news site is a big undertaking. Why did you get into this? LSW: I got into it because our coverage of energy and the environment here on Vancouver Observer had gotten...
Jan 22nd, 2016
Our Oily Media: Canadaland's Jesse Brown talks to Linda Solomon Wood
How do we free Canadian media from oil-industry influence? Linda Solomon talks to Jesse Brown.
May 4th, 2015
The Source makes 2nd public apology in 3 days, this time to the Vancouver Observer
Mar 20th, 2013
'The Dictator' Sacha Baron Cohen commends Stephen Harper for silencing media
The Dictator, aka Sacha Baron Cohen, applauds Stephen Harper for silencing the media and running an obedient country...and for his styling "wigs".
May 11th, 2012
Canada's right-wing media monopolies move further right
Canadian news reporting and commentary is controlled today by a handful of wealthy families and corporations. Let’s call them the Gang of Seven.
Nov 10th, 2011
CBC, aka Fox News North
"This sounds like Fox News," Pulitzer prize winning journalist Chris Hedges says, after CBC newscaster's unleashes demeaning personal attack.
Linda Solomon Wood
Oct 13th, 2011
How does ethnicity shape Vancouver's headlines?
Join Me in Media, a public dialogue on how to challenge stereotypes and create a more inclusive city through media, on Tuesday, September 13 at the Vancouver Public Library from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Aug 27th, 2011
UK Guardian Says Vancouver's Olympics Headed for Disaster, Sun Devotes Two Pages to Olympic Protesters and Vancouver Magazine's Gary Stephen Ross Files Stunning Profile of Vancouver for Walrus
Of economic catastrophe, compelling "adverbiage" and an editor's beautiful prose.
Linda Solomon Wood
Jan 31st, 2010