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!

Own the Podium

Chef Rob Feenie of Cactus Club Restaurants takes first place at Gold Medal Plates Vancouver

Chef Rob Feenie of Cactus Club Restaurants wowed the Gold Medal Plates judges and audience to take home the gold medal at the Vancouver 2011 Gold Medal Plates competition held at The Westin Bayshore...

In the End, the Olympics Are a Multi-Billion Dollar Bash

When it's all said and done, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is sure to declare the Vancouver Olympics the best Games, as they do for the Games wherever they take place. But much of...

Canada is the Story at the 2010 Olympic Games

"I went out and I knew what to do," the freestyle skier from Rosemere, Quebec said. "I got everything," Alexandre Bilodeau told a television reporter. In 2006, he finished 11th at the Olympics and

No Snow? "Come Hell or Rainwater Only Contigency is Cypress," Freestyle Ski Team Director Says at Olympic Athlete Press Conference

Answering a question about how the Olympic committee will deal with snow shortages at the Cypress ski resort at a press conference today, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Freestyle Skiing...