Emily Barca

Vancouver Observer wins excellence in journalism award from Canadian Journalism Foundation

The Vancouver Observer won the prestigious Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) Excellence in Journalism award for small media tonight while CBC Radio One's The Current took the large media award....

Why the site crashed yesterday and other VO news

Yesterday, the site shut down for five hours. This happened under the pressure of a huge surge in traffic.  Finally, we upgraded to a larger server and acquired new speed and capacity.  We...

Linda Solomon: Last Year, Next Year

Happy New Year, VO-ers!  As we're sweeping up the glitter, let's raise a final glass to the people who create the Vancouver Observer! Amidst the gang violence and political meltdowns of the last...