Ellen Woodsworth

Free Women's Day event at UBC celebrates older women and highlights need for policy changes

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) is hosting an event this morning to celebrate International Women’s Day, and to draw attention to the inequalities women face in society as they age. The...

Canada’s gay and lesbian newspaper: poor job in representing L's in its name

On October 18, Xtra! Magazine, the publication that bills itself as Canada’s gay and lesbian newspaper, published its 500th issue, and with it a timeline of gay and lesbian history in Vancouver since...

Girl Effect: a Vancouver discussion to empower girls globally

Learn how investing in girls can improve the world as a whole.

Robocall scandal protested as citizens demand inquiry at second rally: video

On March 11, 2012, protestors gathered at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre to rally for an independent inquiry into the robocalls allegedly used during last year's elections to confuse voters.

COPE's Ellen Woodsworth braces for political winter, next steps

Will the former councillor run in 2014? Will she even have a home? We get up close.

Housing activists take over Hastings condo site

Paris Annex condos got some unexpected occupants today.

Vancouver approves rezoning for Edgewater casino

Anti-gambling coalition says move will open doors to more gambling; councillors disagree.

Is the future Green? Adriane Carr thinks so

2011 Vancouver Civic Election: Representing the newest party on Vancouver City Council, Adriane Carr culminated 30 years of vying for office with a surprise win on Saturday.

Coping with COPE's ouster

2011 Vancouver Municipal Election: Why was Vision's campaign ally COPE flushed from City Hall?

Vancouver City Council candidates at a glance

Vancouver municipal election 2011: here's a rundown of all the candidates running in this election.