Skip to Content
After 11 years of bringing you local reporting, the team behind the Vancouver Observer has moved on to
Canada's National Observer
. You can follow Vancouver culture reporting over there from now on. Thank you for all your support over the years!
Skater brand RDS makes surprisingly wearable women's apparel
They affectionately called themselves the Red Dragons -- a parody of an Asian gang that terrorized Vancouver in the late 1980’s. Well-known among skateboarding aficionados as the Red Dragons, RDS...
Aug 24th, 2011
Canada to reject Kyoto Protocol extension
Conservatives make their position clear on Kyoto: no commitment from Canada.
Jun 9th, 2011
Toyota recalls 940 Prius hybrid cars in Canada for possible steering problems
TORONTO -- Toyota Canada says it's recalling about 940 first-generation Prius hybrid cars across the country for faulty steering caused by a nut that may come loose. The automaker says the recall...
The Canadian Press
Jun 1st, 2011
Paul, Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Dogtooth, When We Leave, I Saw the Devil
Seth Rogen is the voice of a space alien named Paul in a funny new film by England’s Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (read more)
Mar 18th, 2011
Christmas bread in Vancouver
After living in North America for most of my life, I moved to a hot climate where every single day was about 30 degrees. While living in warm weather definitely had its advantages, the...
Dec 6th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 11: Sunday
Another very busy day at VIFF brings us two BC athletes, unexpected blasts at education and a kind of green energy and a harrowing and mysterious pre-Holocaust story. (read more)
Oct 10th, 2010
Countdown to Zero, Winnebago Man, Soul Kitchen, Flipped and Resident Evil in 3D
We don’t worry about the bomb as much these days. Countdown to Zero argues the threat is just as big as ever. (Read more)
Sep 10th, 2010
Holland and Spain will play for the World Cup
Holland were the first team to advance to the final as they beat Uruguay in the first semi final. The Dutch came into this game without holding midfielder Nigel De Jong due to suspension. Uruguay...
Jul 7th, 2010
World Cup party on Granville for Spain vs Germany semi-final
Spectators watched Spain and Germany playing in World Cup Semi-Final game from green astro turf at Georgia and Granville today. Lunch break brought gathering crowds to listen to...
Jul 7th, 2010
Weird around the world
A bionic cat, ugly dogs, a real-life Hannibal Lecter and more weird stories from around the world.
Jul 5th, 2010