Vancouver Observer officially releases "Extract" at party that packs Ceili's Kitsilano: photos

A great crowd turned up to celebrate the Vancouver Observer book launch for Extract: The Pipeline Wars, two days ahead of the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings in town.

A heartfelt thanks to Vancouver Observer's 2012 advertisers and sponsors

 In 2012, a powerful stream of news and entertainment stories were possible thanks in large part to the businesses that advertise on the Vancouver Observer. Regarding local companies we work...

Newtown, Connecticut: let's stop the insanity

I am outraged. We elect our political officials to work for us, don’t we? And yet we basically let them do whatever they want, in so many ways. Why does this madness continue? I want to talk today...

Friends of the Vancouver Observer fundraiser brings "Extract" authors and community together

With the launch of Extract: The Pipeline Wars Vol. 1 Enbridge, the Friends of the Vancouver Observer came together to provide funding for future important stories.

Have yourself a gender-neutral Christmas

Girls with Nerf guns, boys with baby dolls: Sweden once again schools the world on gender equality.

12th annual Media Democracy Days kicks off this weekend

The 12th annual Media Democracy Days Vancouver (MDD) weekend kicks off today beginning at noon with hands-on workshops at the Vancouver Public Library.

True crime: Amanda Todd was targeted repeatedly while perpetrators went unscathed

We live in a world where there is little to no difference between news and entertainment.

The Vancouver Observer nominated for 2012 Canadian Online Publishing Award

The Vancouver Observer is among eight finalists for a Canadian Online Publishing Award (COPA) for its story on the impact of BC's proposed group home closures on adults with developmental...

Seeking the next top journalist in Canada

Think you're Canada's next top journalist? Do you aspire to be one of the new new journalists?

Journeys to the Edge fundraiser draws support for international reporting

Non-profit organization Journeys to the Edge held a fundraiser for its upcoming trip to Afghanistan at Hycroft Manor Wednesday evening. Freelance journalist and editor Roberta Staley and her...