Vancouver Observer Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6946 en Open Letter: UBCIC calls for the immediate cessation of the expropriation of lands for the doomed Site C Dam http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/open-letter-ubcic-calls-immediate-cessation-expropriation-lands-doomed-site-c-dam Dear Ms. McDonald: The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) calls for an immediate halt to the forced evictions of the Boon and Meek/Jardine families on Treaty 8 territory and to suspend any new...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/open-letter-ubcic-calls-immediate-cessation-expropriation-lands-doomed-site-c-dam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Fri, 09 Jun 2017 05:24:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23583 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Open Letter: 2017 BC Election - British Columbians have spoken http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/open-letter-2017-bc-election-british-columbians-have-spoken Dear Premier Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver: From April 28th&nbsp;to May 9th&nbsp;nearly two million British Columbians took to the polls to give expression to their deep concerns...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/open-letter-2017-bc-election-british-columbians-have-spoken" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion BC election 2017 Tue, 30 May 2017 00:15:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23576 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The Pipeline Project picks up five Jessie Award nominations http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/pipeline-project-picks-five-jessie-award-nominations "The Pipeline Project," a play based on the complex debate around the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal, has picked up five Jessie Award nominations, which celebrate professional excellence...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/pipeline-project-picks-five-jessie-award-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Enbridge Northern Gateway indigenous rights ITSAZOO Productions oil pipelines Wed, 24 May 2017 19:41:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23571 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Tsleil-Waututh Nation launch "selfie billboard” highlighting pipeline expansion issues in B.C. election http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/tsleil-waututh-nation-launch-selfie-billboard-highlighting-pipeline-expansion-issues-bc The Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) Sacred Trust Initiative launched an unusual and eye-catching project to spread the word to British Columbian &nbsp;voters on how to use the B.C. election to halt this...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/tsleil-waututh-nation-launch-selfie-billboard-highlighting-pipeline-expansion-issues-bc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mon, 08 May 2017 21:16:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23557 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Gitxsan leaders join BC First Nations to vote for Anyone But Clark (ABC) http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/gitxsan-leaders-join-bc-first-nations-vote-anyone-clark-abc Two Gitxsan house groups, Gwininitxw and Luutkudziiwus urge voting that will empower First Nations, support communities, environment, and economic well-being.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/gitxsan-leaders-join-bc-first-nations-vote-anyone-clark-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Thu, 04 May 2017 05:44:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23553 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Indigenomics: Raising our understanding, raising our relationships http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/indigenomics-raising-our-understanding-raising-our-relationships An interview with recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Federal Finance Minister, Carol Anne Hilton.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/indigenomics-raising-our-understanding-raising-our-relationships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Carol Anne Hilton Hopeful Economics Summit Indigenomics Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:02:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23537 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Non-profit questions when helping an animal is a crime http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/non-profit-questions-when-helping-animal-crime Wanting to help an animal, be it a beaver or a family pet, injured by a trap is a natural reaction to most people in British Columbia. But the line between when that’s a crime and when it’s...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/non-profit-questions-when-helping-animal-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hancock-trap Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:28:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23525 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com No "undo button" for loss of wild animals http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/no-undo-button-loss-wild-animals National Observer's reporting on 'State of the Animal' is 85% funded. Kickstarter is all or nothing. Please pledge so we can make our goal of raising $15,000 in the next 8 days. Thank you!<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/no-undo-button-loss-wild-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Kickstarter campaign wildlife reporting Sat, 08 Apr 2017 23:23:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23519 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Hopeful Economics summit tackles reconciliation, social enterprise and public policy http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/hopeful-economic-summit-tackles-reconciliation-social-enterprise-and-public-policy Hosted by SFU and City of Vancouver<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/hopeful-economic-summit-tackles-reconciliation-social-enterprise-and-public-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hopeful Economics Summit Nicole Chaland Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:04:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23513 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Conservation campaign aims to save BC’s grizzly bears, one bite at a time http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/conservation-campaign-aims-save-bc-s-grizzly-bears-one-bite-time-0 As the grizzly trophy hunt opens this weekend across B.C., Raincoast Conservation Society and Denman Island Chocolate will be launching a “Grizzly Bar” to help raise funds to protect bears in B.C.’s...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/conservation-campaign-aims-save-bc-s-grizzly-bears-one-bite-time-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC grizzly bears trophy hunting season Sat, 01 Apr 2017 05:16:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23510 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com