Vancouver Observer Feed en Open Letter: UBCIC calls for the immediate cessation of the expropriation of lands for the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Fri, 09 Jun 2017 05:24:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23583 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion BC election 2017 Tue, 30 May 2017 00:15:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23576 at The Pipeline Project picks up 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="" 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 Tsleil-Waututh Nation launch "selfie billboard” highlighting pipeline expansion issues in B.C. election The Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) Sacred Trust Initiative launched an unusual and eye-catching project to spread the word to British Columbian &nbsp;voters on how to use the B.C. election to halt this...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mon, 08 May 2017 21:16:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23557 at Gitxsan leaders join BC First Nations to vote for Anyone But Clark (ABC) Two Gitxsan house groups, Gwininitxw and Luutkudziiwus urge voting that will empower First Nations, support communities, environment, and economic well-being.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics Thu, 04 May 2017 05:44:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23553 at Indigenomics: Raising our understanding, raising our relationships An interview with recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Federal Finance Minister, Carol Anne Hilton.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Carol Anne Hilton Hopeful Economics Summit Indigenomics Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:02:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23537 at Non-profit questions when helping an animal is a crime Wanting to help an animal, be it a beaver or a family pet, injured by a trap is a natural reaction to most people in British Columbia. But the line between when that’s a crime and when it’s...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hancock-trap Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:28:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23525 at No "undo button" for loss of wild animals National Observer's reporting on 'State of the Animal' is 85% funded. Kickstarter is all or nothing. Please pledge so we can make our goal of raising $15,000 in the next 8 days. Thank you!<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Kickstarter campaign wildlife reporting Sat, 08 Apr 2017 23:23:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23519 at Hopeful Economics summit tackles reconciliation, social enterprise and public policy Hosted by SFU and City of Vancouver<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Hopeful Economics Summit Nicole Chaland Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:04:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23513 at Conservation campaign aims to save BC’s grizzly bears, one bite at a time As the grizzly trophy hunt opens this weekend across B.C., Raincoast Conservation Society and Denman Island Chocolate will be launching a “Grizzly Bar” to help raise funds to protect bears in B.C.’s...<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC grizzly bears trophy hunting season Sat, 01 Apr 2017 05:16:00 +0000 Vancouver Observer 23510 at