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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...

Protecting the right to protest: Free speech versus corporate power

Observer Media Group Founder and CEO, Linda Solomon, to participate in a panel discussion on the freedom of speech.

National Observer makes shortlist for Canada's best news site

National Observer is shortlisted along with Toronto Star, CBC News, CTV News, and CTV News Calgary for Canadian Online Publisher Association's (COPA) prestigious 2016 award for 'Best News Website'....
Sandy Garossino, Vancouver Observer, National Observer

Sandy Garossino new associate editor at National Observer

Since August, her columns have attracted enormous attention. We can take a hint.

VO-National Observer open house Tuesday Sept. 29

Come by and view photographs by Andrew S. Wright and Mychaylo Prystupa and political illustrations by Victor Juhasz and Geoff Olson.
Prime Minister Harper, Bruce Livesey, federal election 2015

Is Harper the worst PM in Canadian history? (Part 2)

Is Harper the best prime minister in Canada's history—or the worst? Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey speaks with legal experts, reporters and Harper observers in part two of this landmark...
National Observer, Climate change, Barry Saxifrage, Road to Paris

Canada's climate success within reach if the tar sands do their fair share

Barry Saxifrage's previous article detailed just how far Canada is falling behind the US in the climate fight. This article explores how Canadians can get back on track. In the run up to the global...
Mike Duffy trial, Harper and Senate Scandal, Enbridge, House of Commons

Was Duffy Enbridge's pipeline to Harper?

The senator's diary, hastily swiped with black-marker redactions, reveals that Duffy had teleconferences and exchanges with pipeline giant Enbridge—none of which were recorded with the federal...
Jacqueline Lee Tam - National Observer

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