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Ellen Woodsworth

Mayor Gregor Robertson declares "Canucks Day" at City Hall celebration

Mayor Gregor Robertson, standing with Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini and Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis,  told an enthusiastic crowd today on the back lawn of City Hall that April 27th...

A fish grows in Vancouver

Want to farm fish in your apartment? Collect eggs from your own hen house? Turn up a banner crop of mushrooms for the omelets? Don't have a clue how to get started? Call the Backyard Bounty Collectiv

Panelists Decry Signs of Racism in Opening Ceremonies of 2010 Olympic Games

Panelists called for an end to racism. “Visible minorities are increasing and a recent report out suggests that Vancouver, which has roughly 42 percent of visible minorities, is going to see that numb

Democracy Now Reports on the Dissenting Voices of the Vancouver 2010 Games: An Interview with Reporter Aaron Maté

Democracy Now's Aaron Maté  discusses his report on the Olympics, titled "In the Shadow of the Olympic Flame: A Report from the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, the Poorest Neighbourhood in...

VO Community Celebrates Relaunch Same Day Canwest Declares Bankruptcy

The Vancouver new media party drew business leaders, bloggers, reporters, social networkers and politicians to celebrate our relaunch and print edition coincidentally on the same day Canwest declared...