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Gorgeous photos of summer in Vancouver

Vancouver photographers capture some of this summer's most beautiful moments.

Stunning photos of the year 2012 in Vancouver

Take a look back at 2012 captured through the cameras of our talented VO Photo Pool members.'s anonymous oil sands photo highlights worker struggles

An anonymous oil sands employee shares a vision for a clean energy future, suggesting workers in the industry do their jobs because don't have a choice. Not everyone agrees.

Views of Vancouver from VO's photo pool

Vancouver photographers capture some of last summer's most beautiful moments.

Picture me in orange - VO Photo Pool

Our first color-themed Flickr post couldn't come at a better time. The sun's starting to come out of hibernation, but sadly the warmth has been lagging behind. This week's pictures should help you...

Vancouver, like never before

The wonderful world of Vancouver through the eyes of our Flickr contributors.

Richmond views through Clayton Perry's Canon EOS-1D Mark III

This photo was taken on October 4, 2010 in Steveston Waterfront, Richmond, BC, CA, using a Canon EOS-1D Mark III by Clayton Perry.  He calls it: Sunset over the ruins.   Here is his photo...

The Vancouver Observer photo pool on Flickr

A summer wrap-up of pictures seen on our Vancouver Observer Flickr group.

The Vancouver Observer photo pool on Flickr

Summer-themed pictures that will get you out of the house, from our newly created Vancouver Observer Flickr Pool.

Social Media and "The Great Turning"

Twitter processes more than one billion tweets a month. It has over 50 million tweets per day and 600 tweets a second. Twitter does not report its user numbers but Twitter has grown by 1500% in the...