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Waldorf Movie nights, Last bit of PuSH and DTES Women’s March

Oye hoy, Vancity. We're into the final stretch of January and we'll keep you buzzing 'til the very  last day. You'll be mighty impressed at this week's top three fave picks including movies,…read more

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Vancouver, like never before

The wonderful world of Vancouver through the eyes of our Flickr contributors.

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“Too Asian?”

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Free admission: a look at Vancouver’s public art

Great cities are built for the people, and Vancouver is no exception. But, when was the last time you went for an art walk – or even stopped

Audience breaks their silence at youth-designed art exhibit

At the Burnaby Youth Custody Centre's art exhibit, the public was invited to share their letters, poetry and art. They told moving stories of forgiveness and hope.

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What is Poverty?

‘Being poor’ surely means ‘not having enough’, or ‘being deprived’? But not having enough of, or being deprived of what?

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All new world for women in business

We are a part of the next generation of emerging leaders that, in a few years time, will take the reins in molding the world around us.

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Pedestrian fatality at 10th and MacDonald

 A woman in her thirties has been killed after she was struck by a car near the intersection of West 10th and McDonald early

Public information meeting on downtown building heights

The City of Vancouver is holding a public information meeting to provide details on two reports concerning downtown building heights that will be considered by City

The deep democracy of a Canadian Town Meeting with Michael Ignatieff

Nothing in me is smug about the safety of Canada. I'm an American on the brink of becoming a Canadian citizen and I’m here tonight to see how

Swedish Goldsmith

Pernilla Ahrnstedt, a Swedish Goldsmith, came to Vancouver in 1988, without knowing anything about her new prospective home town. "I had only heard about Montreal and Hull

VPD to use criminals’ marijuana profits and assets to fight crime

At a press conference yesterday, Chief Jim Chu and Inspector Brad Desmarias talked about new million dollar crime fighting assets.

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BC Lottery Corp on spending spree while charities reel

A review of the BCLC 2010 annual report suggests that the corporation may transfer up to 73% of its capital expenditure budget directly into private hands annually.

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Blood-covered man screams for help on West 4th

 Vancouver Police Robbery/Assault Detectives are investigating a serious assault that has resulted in a 31 year old man being taken to hospital with critical injuries.

City and feds fight racism with funds

Calling on the city to "build a safer and more inclusive city where discrimination, where racism, and bullying no longer exist," Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that Citizenship and

Sarah Blyth’s North Vancouver street soccer tournament portfolio

Fresh from the beach, where they were searching for potential logs to carve, and before getting warm with coffee, Sarah Blyth and the Portland FC, a

VPD’s Jodyne Keller reaches out to city’s homeless

Officers like Jodyne Keller are working to reduce the number of homeless on the streets. But stories of police brutality have damaged the relationship between the VPD and

Frozen ponds and lakes pose danger in city’s parks

The Vancouver Park Board is asking would-be skaters not to venture out onto frozen lakes and ponds in city parks. Most ice is too thin to support people

Faces and places from an unforgettable year

Aw! This fuzzy friend keeps spirits up at the New Fountain Shelter. Get the scoop on all the photos inside this story.

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Not Somewhere Else, But Here

  There was a time when New Year’s Eve inspired a terrible restlessness—trying to find the right place to be at midnight—fueled by a superstition that where you

A landmark and a BMX track: 2010 Park Board highlights

As a new year begins, I look back on the most memorable Park Board moments in 2010.

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2011 began with a splash at the Polar Bear Swim

Vancouverites braved the chilly waters at Stanley Park Saturday to participate in the 91st annual Polar Bear

Linda Solomon: Last Year, Next Year

Happy New Year, VO-ers!  As we're sweeping up the glitter, let's raise a final glass to the people who create the Vancouver Observer! Amidst the gang violence and

Suzanne Anton was my midnight kiss

Perhaps it was my silk dress or the new perfume I've been wearing lately. When I asked Suzanne Anton what her New Year's resolution was, she replied, "To

Happy New Year, Vancouver

Where were you New Year's Eve 2010? We celebrated at The Cultch's burlesque show. Then, off to a dance party at the Waldorf, where we caught up with

Vancouver’s 5 best and 5 worst moments of 2010

This was the year that the eyes of the world were on Vancouver. When did we shine and when did we fall short?

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The most beautiful Vancouver photos in the world

Revisit moments captured by our Flickr contributers in the last Flickr photo mashup of the year. Sometimes sharp, sometimes shocking. Our Vancouver.

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Magical moments in Vancouver cycling in 2010

2010 was a watershed year for Vancouver cycling, as the city made giant strides towards sustainability. This is not just about cycling – this is about the future

Best New Year’s Eve events in Vancouver

Another amazing night at W2 with 5 rooms of killer beats. This will be one of the best parties of the year and all three bees will be

I’m dreaming of a stormy Christmas

Santa's down with the Yuletide rain. Dude, it's a rain forest.

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