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!

french immersion

Best new movies to see in Vancouver this weekend

Starbuck is a Canadian film well worth celebrating. It played at VIFF and is now in general release.

South Asian students on 'Frenchies,' ethnic cliques and the new cool

Ninth graders Amita, Anuja, and Laleh* identify “The Frenchies” as the cool group who reigns supreme at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary. The group's nickname refers to French Immersion students – a...

Proposed Cuts to French Immersion in Northern BC Communities Could Affect More Than Just the Students

A parent group says losing French Immersion programs in their Northern BC school district could cause fewer Southern-trained professionals to move Northward with their families, thus weakening communi