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Who Gets to Die? A New Documentary Asks Hard Questions

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culture

CBC explores implications of Canada’s new medical assistance in dying law. Read more »

By Frederick Blichert, Today

news

Alexandra Morton

Fish Farm Sues Alexandra Morton for Trespassing

The activist-biologist, a long-time critic of the industry, describes development as a ‘SLAPP’ suit.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

culture

The Silk Roads

Christy Clark: Just Another Fool ‘Who Tried to Hustle the East’?

Book chronicling the sad fates of those who sought riches in Asia offers LNG lessons.

By Crawford Kilian, Today

news

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BC Greens Red Light Two Prominent Would-be Candidates

Leader Andrew Weaver says candidate rejections are part of ‘maturing’ process.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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news

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

In September, Did the Liberals Out-Harper the Conservatives?

On climate, foreign workers, and unions, Trudeau government moves this month have rankled progressives.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


news

UN Special Rapporteur on Housing, Leilani Farha

Should Homes Be Money?

A UN envoy investigates the ‘financialization’ of Canadians’ right to housing in Vancouver.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday


opinion

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I’m Disabled and City’s Bike Friendly Efforts Don’t Feel Friendly to Me

My car is my mobility aid. But parking spaces I depend on keep disappearing.

By Allison Tom, Yesterday


opinion

Justin Trudeau, 2015

Trudeau’s LNG Approval: What a Difference a Day Makes

Absent winning smiles and shirtless selfies, this doesn’t feel like ‘positive politics.’

By Heather Libby, 28 Sep 2016


news

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Trudeau Liberals Approve Petronas LNG Project on BC’s Coast

Environmentalists immediately condemn decision: ‘Honestly, we expected better.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 28 Sep 2016


news

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How to ‘Stop’ Tent Cities? Help Residents Before Crisis, Mayors Say

At UBCM convention, discussion full of solutions follows housing minister’s question.

By Andrew MacLeod, 28 Sep 2016


news

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Ottawa to Consult on Charity Rules — but Continue Audits

Environmental group asks why Liberals are continuing Harper-era crackdown.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Sep 2016


opinion

Barack Obama

Why Barack Obama Should Lead WHO, And Why He Won’t

World Health Organization needs a leader to battle for resources, make tough choices.

By Crawford Kilian, 27 Sep 2016


mediacheck

Newspaper boxes

A Modest Proposal for a New Media Landscape

Tyee editor Robyn Smith was asked to advise MPs on Canada’s journalism industry, and its future. Here’s what she said.

By Robyn Smith, 27 Sep 2016


news

UBC law professor Emma Cunliffe

How Women Are Pushing Back on Sexual Assault Rulings in Alberta

Recent rash of appeals a sign of diversity at work on the bench, observers say.

By Samantha Power, 27 Sep 2016


opinion

'Wrong Way' sign

New Poll Shows Perils For BC Liberals and NDP

Clark plagued by low approval, NDP policies unknown, and Kinder Morgan a risk for both parties.

By Bill Tieleman, 27 Sep 2016


presents

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‘Water Will Drive Most Decision-making’ in BC’s Future, Says Land Champion

Deborah Curran, 2016 Real Estate Foundation award winner, on how land use and water flow together.

By Chris Wood, 26 Sep 2016


news

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GM Union’s Pension Concession Signals New Reality: Experts

Contract ends defined-benefit plan for new hires, increases job security, Unifor says.

By Linda Givetash, 26 Sep 2016


opinion

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Please Advise! This US Debate Needs a Serious Drinking Game

Dr. Steve couldn’t agree more, and offers his calming variation. Warning: may require all the booze.

By Steve Burgess, 26 Sep 2016


news

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In BC’s ‘Strong’ Economy, Many Signs of Struggle for Average Workers

Growth belies rise in precarious work, falling wages, and increases in welfare case loads.

By Andrew MacLeod, 26 Sep 2016


news

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New BC Pipeline Spill Details Show Largest Involved 1,000 Litres of Oil

Oil and gas commission releases details on seven crude oil spills in 2015.

By Andrew MacLeod, 23 Sep 2016


news

Niki Ashton

Millennials Angry over Jobs, and NDP Should Be Their Voice, Says Ashton

Labour critic, mulling leadership bid, sees party’s future in harnessing rage of young workers.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Sep 2016


opinion

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How My Kids’ School Renewed My Belief in Democracy

It showed that when we commit to the process, however messy, what seems impossible becomes doable.

By Trish Garner, 22 Sep 2016


opinion

Donald Trump

America’s Sorry State Is No Accident

Powerful interests have worked hard — and won much — promoting misinformation and ignorance.

By Mitchell Anderson, 22 Sep 2016


opinion

Bill C-51 protest

Secret Bans, Secret Trials: The Canadian ‘No-Fly’ Lists

First in a series to help you participate in the federal consultation on national security.

By Micheal Vonn, 22 Sep 2016


opinion

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Like London and Paris, Sooke BC Is Voting Privatization Out of Style

Why municipal governments around the world are bringing services back in house.

By Keith Reynolds, Gaetan Royer and Charley Beresford, 21 Sep 2016


culture

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Inside the Hidden, Connected Lives of Trees

Author chronicles a secret world of the woods, and its importance to our lives. See him at upcoming Vancouver Writers Fest.

By Colleen Kimmett, 21 Sep 2016


news

Bruce Carson

Crash of ‘The Mechanic’: Oil Sands Flogger Bruce Carson Found Guilty

Harper insider convicted on three counts of illegal lobbying.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Sep 2016


news

Premier Christy Clark

Premier Clark on ‘Historic Debt Binge,’ Says Conservative Leader

‘Debt-free BC’ 2013 campaign promise called unrealistic, simplistic.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Sep 2016


news

Pramila Jayapal

Star Progressive Pramila Jayapal on Why the Political Left Needs More Activists

It’s key to building successful campaigns today, says Bernie-backed US Congressional candidate.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Sep 2016


opinion

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Leap Manifesto a Trojan Horse for Federal New Democrats

It’s unrealistic, and pursuing it will only lead NDP to leap further off a high political cliff.

By Bill Tieleman, 20 Sep 2016


Trudeau’s LNG Approval: What a Difference a Day Makes

Absent winning smiles and shirtless selfies, this doesn’t feel like ‘positive politics.’

By Heather Libby

 

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