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Local start-up Ayoudo uses social media to provide help and services

The power of Craigslist and the simplicity of twitter rolled into one? Vancouver's latest app is aimed at people who want to help each other through social media.

Contemporary Art Gallery thrives through Vancouver business community's generosity

A massive 20-foot pinwheel attached to a tandem bicycle awaits visitors entering an exhibit at the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG) at 555 Nelson Street. The Roy Arden sculpture, incorporating the...

An introduction to the Vancouver Observer

Note: Due to the combination of an all-consuming search for employment, a general lack of Internet, and the rumblings of summer lethargy I neglected to post this entry written last week.  It...

City of Vancouver celebrates Earth Day with launch of residential food scraps collection

The goal of the city's new food scrap composting program is to reduce garbage by 35%, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson said at a press conference outside City Hall this morning. The city's residential

It's an Open Source World

When I began using The Vancouver Observer's new drupal open source software on October 2, I quickly realized that I had a platform at my fingertips that was powerful enough  to push the work of...