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!

Vancouver Women

Blinded UBC student Rumana Monzur asks for prayers

Money, housing and medical care may put maimed mother back on the path to completing studies.

Book review: Feminism For Real

This year's must-read is Feminism for Real: Deconstructing the Academic Industrial Copy of Feminism, edited by Jessica Yee, founder of the Native Youth Sexual Health Network.

Vancouver's top Canada Day Weekend events

Another great week of summer events, and this week we have an extra day to take it all in. Yes! And if you missed the Mini Maker Faire, the do-it-yourself event where talented "makers" showed off...

TV stars Smart Cookies to share investment advice in Vancouver

When it comes to handling money, nobody offers advice quite like Robyn, Katie, Sandra, Angela, and Andrea--stars of the W Network's show, Smart Cookies.  Just a few years ago, these women...

Caroline Macgillivray's Beauty Night on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

"Oh, you're so pretty," exclaims Theresa,  a short-haired woman as she greets Beauty Night founder, Caroline Macgillivray. Theresa throws her arms around Macgillivray in a warm embrace. "So...

A look at some naughty (and lots of nice) events in Vancouver this week

As always, BeeVancity is excited to bring you the best events of the week. But there's something else we're excited about - we've just been nominated for the Best Events Blog of Vancouver at the 2011...

Vancouver beauty Beatrice King, the Queen of Mortal Kombat

Actor Beatrice King takes on the role of Queen Sindel in the new Warner Bros. web series "Mortal Kombat".

Women Entrepreneurs for Social Change

Successful female business leaders talk about how to grow a business while remaining true to your cause.

passionTOaction: Five young women get passionate about sustainability

These Grade 11 students have a wide variety of interests -- from water, fossil fuels and waste reduction to deforestation, food security and youth empowerment.

Make pay equity an election issue

DECISION 2011: Author Linda McQuaig urges voters to keep social justice at the top of their political agendas.