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!
Hilary Mandel is a writer, a photographer, a musician, and a believer in the power of legacy. A Los Angeles native, she's lived in Vancouver on and off since 2003 (but totally on since 2008). Currently, Hilary is producing, writing, and project managing for mission-based businesses and non-profits.