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BC Indigenous women put fear aside and become powerful leaders in fight for equality

As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.

"Is this for real?", Vancouver Observer Black Rock Resort contest winner asks

One evening in December, the phone rang. The night had consumed the last remnant of daylight. I had just emailed The Vancouver Observer's Black Rock Oceanfront Resort contest winner about the...

Buy a Christmas tree to help homeless moms and babies

Tammy Monroe is in the spirit of giving this Christmas. While many focus on material gifts for family and close friends, she focuses on giving back to an organization that supported her like a family.

Adoption is prevention

When most people hear the word “adoption,” they think two things: “babies” and “doesn’t apply to me.” But it’s the things people don’t usually think about that are more important. November is...