Vancouver Observer Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/6946 en BC Place lights up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Estonian independence https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/bc-place-lights-celebrate-100th-anniversary-estonian-independence The roof of BC Place was illuminated on Monday night in the blue, black and white of Estonia’s national flag to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Estonia’s declaration of independence.&nbsp; Thanks...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/bc-place-lights-celebrate-100th-anniversary-estonian-independence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture BC Place Estonian Independence Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:39:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23764 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Respected Elder of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Leonard George https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/respected-elder-tsleil-waututh-nation-leonard-george It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Tsleil-Waututh Nation respected Elder Leonard George. We express our deepest gratitude to the George Family, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and everyone...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/respected-elder-tsleil-waututh-nation-leonard-george" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Leonard George Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:13:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23706 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Why free trade talks with China failed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/why-free-trade-talks-china-failed When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jetted off to Beijing, the media was told to expect the announcement of a free trade agreement, the first of its kind between China and a G7 country. The first sign...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/why-free-trade-talks-china-failed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:26:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23704 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Canadian whistleblowers lead the world in reporting financial crime https://www.vancouverobserver.com/national/canadian-whistleblowers-lead-world-reporting-financial-crime Every year, dozens of honest, enterprising Canadians blow the whistle on alleged financial crimes, hoping to clean up the industry-- and strike it rich. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/national/canadian-whistleblowers-lead-world-reporting-financial-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National financial crime securities commission Whistleblower Sat, 02 Dec 2017 11:35:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23702 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Remember the #KMFace photos that mocked Kinder Morgan claim that facial expressions were a form of "assault"? https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/remember-kmface-photos-mocked-kinder-morgan-claim-facial-expressions-were-form-assault “You can see the expressions on faces. Picture 10 is important for that,” said corporate lawyer William Kaplan referring to photo exhibits.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/remember-kmface-photos-mocked-kinder-morgan-claim-facial-expressions-were-form-assault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Thu, 09 Nov 2017 20:00:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 20074 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com B.C. ministerial order grants Lower Similkameen Indian Band access to protect ancestral remains https://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/bc-ministerial-order-grants-lower-similkameen-indian-band-access-protect-ancestral After over a year of dispute with the previous B.C. government, the Lower Similkameen Indian Band (LSIB) announced that the Province has granted them access to protect ancestral remains.&nbsp; "It...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/bc-ministerial-order-grants-lower-similkameen-indian-band-access-protect-ancestral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:39:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23643 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Life In Colour: Drawings by Angela Gooliaff at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/life-colour-drawings-angela-gooliaff-beaty-biodiversity-museum Giant interactive colouring book murals invite audience to control their own story through colour.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/life-colour-drawings-angela-gooliaff-beaty-biodiversity-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Angela Gooliaff Beaty Biodiversity Museum Thu, 24 Aug 2017 22:45:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23625 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Open Letter: UBCIC calls for the immediate cessation of the expropriation of lands for the doomed Site C Dam https://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="https://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 https://www.vancouverobserver.com Open Letter: 2017 BC Election - British Columbians have spoken https://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="https://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 https://www.vancouverobserver.com The Pipeline Project picks up five Jessie Award nominations https://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="https://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 https://www.vancouverobserver.com