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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!
In British Columbia, there’s a good news story about the news
Hidden by gloomy tales of the decline of North America’s news media is a success story in southwestern British Columbia. Here, a cluster of digital outlets have flowered by paying for top notch...
Nov 10th, 2017
Media swarming California shooters' home recalls incident in B.C.
Dozens of journalists pushed through and broadcast live from inside the cramped home and rifled through killers' personal effects.
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Dec 5th, 2015
Sandy Garossino joins Vancouver Observer as editor-in-chief
New editor-in-chief Sandy Garossino to reinvigorate local coverage of business, tech, and affordability— and "bridge the gaps."
Apr 3rd, 2015
Feminism and the weapon-wielding women of The Walking Dead: spoiler alert
Let's take a look at two of The Walking Dead's kick-ass female characters, Andrea and Michonne.
Oct 12th, 2013
Unhealthy relationships are in!
So many misogynistic little bubbles that the modern world has failed to pop
Sep 25th, 2013
Two buns, a patty and your vote: Van Foodster's Burger Challenge
Vancouver Chefs were eager to partake in this challenge, assuming that the burger on their regular menu is already the best or wanting to test their creative culinary skills.
Nov 23rd, 2012
Film Review: We Need to Talk About Kevin
We Need to Talk About Kevin is a striking portrayal of grief and guilt. From the novel by Lionel Shriver, Lynne Ramsay creates an elegantly composed and thought provoking film.
Feb 3rd, 2012
The billboard Jimmy Pattison won’t let you see
He owns the coal terminal -- and the billboard company. And he censored this image.
Nov 30th, 2011
Media fight police order for Stanley Cup riot photos
Turn us into police informants and we can't do our jobs, journos argue.
Nov 15th, 2011
#OccupyVancouver: the latest from twitter
A brief play-by-play of today's events at Occupy Vancouver, as protesters begin to respond to the fire safety concerns.
Nov 4th, 2011