Skip to Content
All-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres @ Bard
Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National...
Giacometti & peers: "no lack of void”
Bronco & Buster mutually saddle up
Your numerology cycles June 16–30
Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
Your numerology cycles February 1–15
Calculate Your Key Number To find out what this month has in store for you, calculate your key number by adding the day and month of your birth. Continue adding until you arrive at a single digit....
Jan 29th, 2016
B.C. government, Pacific NorthWest LNG reject reports of Petronas project delay
Federal election and environmental approval are the only wild cards holding up a proposed $36-billion liquefied natural gas plant, says minister.
The Canadian Press
Oct 7th, 2015
Northern B.C. Indigenous leaders speak in unified voice for 'fair' consultation
Fort Nelson First Nation teams up with other Indigenous groups against BC's provincial government, citing damage wrought by oil and gas development on their lands.
The Canadian Press
Sep 9th, 2015
21st century cage match: cleantech bulls vs. climate bears
Techno-optimists believe innovation can push through any limit — when one thing gets scarce, we’ll replace it with something else. Eco-pessimists point to the unforgiving math of a growing economy (...
Apr 27th, 2015
Linda Solomon Wood to helm Canada's new online newspaper
“National Observer will focus on energy and the environment —at the intersection of business, politics and technology—and bring it to the next level.”
Mar 26th, 2015
Act on Climate March draws 25,000 to Quebec streets
Over 25,000 people are marching in Quebec City right now to call upon Canadian premiers to act on climate change, in advance of the climate talks on April 14. "That means no new tar...
Apr 11th, 2015
Electricity: you don’t know what you’ve got 'til it’s gone
As the climate crisis nears, if cities haven’t diversified and decentralised the electricity grid, we could end up with serious disruptions to our lives and our livelihoods.
Mar 8th, 2013
After Keystone XL protest and arrest, Daryl Hannah praises Canada's "brave" struggle
In an exclusive interview with the Vancouver Observer, Kill Bill actor Daryl Hannah said that despite her arrest, she won't back down.
Oct 5th, 2012
What To Expect When You're Expecting: BC Hydro's tips on how to prepare for a power outage
Vancouver's wintry weather might be slowing down commutes, but, according to BC Hydro press release, there might be a bigger problem to worry about: a blackout, like in Richmond on Wednesday...
Jan 18th, 2012
BC Premier Christy Clark hits the road to push mystery jobs plan
It's not clear what she'll do as economy shrinks and job growth sputters, but she's hinting at skills training, resource development and Asia Pacific trade.
Sep 18th, 2011