Vancouver Observer

Republicans, Democrats face off over Alberta oilsands pipeline

TransCanada pipeline the battlefield as America debates the cost and the safety of shipping oilsands crude to the Gulf.

Reporter who broke Murdoch hacking scandal gets book deal

Years spent investigating phone-hacking in media empire will pay off in book next year.

B.C. offers up $40 million to boost Vancouver shipbuilding bid

Tax relief on training, labour costs are part of what's on offer to help win federal contract.

Jack Layton takes two-month leave to battle new cancer

NDP leader steps down temporarily, says he hopes to return by September.

Scandanavian centre opens doors for local condolences for Norway's victims

Residents can pay their respects at Burnaby community centre.

Blackberry's RIM will lay off 2,000 workers

Increasingly competitive smartphone and tablet market forces largest reduction in tech giant's history.

Surrey mayor recovering in hospital after horseback riding accident

Dianne Watts injures back after being thrown to ground while riding on vacation near Kamloops.

Geeks or cyberwarriors? Digital revolution underway in North Korea

Inside Pyongyang, there's a small but growing digital world. It's just not clear what the goal is.

Quaid would like to return to US and acting, but says he still fears prosecution

Eccentric couple camped out in BC, on the run from US warrants.