Four Forgotten BC 'Heritage Moments' for Canada Day

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Celebrate 'round the BBQ with this selection of wild tales from our province’s history. Read more »

By Jesse Donaldson, Today

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Lady Sharks Duel in 'The Shallows'

Both combatants are long, sleek, with beautiful teeth. But who'll win in this shark versus Blake Lively flick?

By Dorothy Woodend, Today

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Judith Sayers

Northern Gateway Decision a Huge Victory for First Nations' Rights

Government failed to consult despite clear past rulings, but pipeline not dead yet.

By Judith Sayers, Today

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Don't Believe Claims $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost Jobs

Both research and BC experience support NDP's plan to boost it over four years.

By Paul Willcocks, Yesterday

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China Refusing to Recognize Canadian Citizenship of Travellers, Reports Say

NDP MP Jenny Kwan calls reports of China's visa policy 'a major shift in practice.'

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


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'The Mandibles': A Utopia Running on the Gold Standard

On Lionel Shriver's witty new novel, an anatomy of 21st-century economics.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


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Harry Smith: This Is Not the Britain I Fought For

Once united in purpose against terrible threats, my nation dissolved into selfish factions.

By Harry Leslie Smith, 29 Jun 2016


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John Green, 'Mr. Sasquatch,' Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

With his passing this May, the tireless researcher is remembered by a thankful crew of fellow investigators.

By Colleen Kimmett, 29 Jun 2016


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Education Minister's Top Aide Made Lucrative Jump to Lobbyist During Teachers' Strike

Fassbender's aide began direct-award consulting contract days after leaving minister's office.

By Bob Mackin, 29 Jun 2016


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Victorian tent city resident Norm Ruble

'We Can Do Better': Residents, Advocates Fight for Victoria Tent City

As province aims to shut down camp in court, tenter Norm Ruble offers a different view.

By Andrew MacLeod, 28 Jun 2016


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How a File-sharing Lawsuit Could Erode Your Internet Privacy

Downloaders should pay attention to this 'reverse class action' filed by a film company.

By Michael Geist, 28 Jun 2016


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Pit Bull Ban Needed More than Ever as Attacks Escalate

Despite ferocious owner backlash, we need our government to act.

By Bill Tieleman, 28 Jun 2016


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Mass Sea Star Deaths Shake Up Marine Food Chain

SFU researchers uncovering effects of one of the largest wildlife die-offs ever recorded.

By Christopher Cheung, 28 Jun 2016


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How Bernie's Revolution Can Win, Even Without Him

His forces won't fight for anything less than big change.

By Sarah van Gelder, 27 Jun 2016


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Unneeded, Expensive Site C Brings Huge Costs, No Benefits: NDP Critic

Government blocked independent review that would reveal project 'a job-killing white elephant.'

By Adrian Dix, 27 Jun 2016


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Look Out, TV: Aaron Sorkin Is Going Digital

Beloved boomer fare 'The West Wing' spawns re-watch podcast. So when's the Netflix reboot?

By Shannon Rupp, 27 Jun 2016


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A Long, Desperate Search for Mental Health Services in BC

Even in crisis, many patients face long waits and lack of care, they say.

By Andrew MacLeod, 27 Jun 2016


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Tyee Poll: Is the New CPP Increase Enough?

Many believe the pension expansion is good for young Canadians' futures, but could it be even better?

By Tyee Staff, 27 Jun 2016


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Vancouver Island Our 11th Province? Why Stop There?

BC's own Brexit? Likely not. Still, secession movements tell us something about the regional mood.

By Crawford Kilian, 25 Jun 2016


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Canada Must Act to Help North Korean Refugees, NDP MP Says

Jenny Kwan says Ottawa should expedite process for those 'whose lives are at risk.'

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 25 Jun 2016


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Closing Britannia Secondary Will Hit Indigenous Students Hard, Say Community Members

School with highest Aboriginal-identified population could shutter by next June.

By Katie Hyslop, 24 Jun 2016


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'Air Christy' Flights Included Learjet to Liberal Fundraiser

Taxpayers billed $6,054 for one-day trip that included photo op, radio interview and fundraising dinner.

By Bob Mackin, 24 Jun 2016


opinion

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Vancouver's Home Price Nightmare Was Long Foretold

Since Expo 86 many warned global wealth would kill local homebuyers' dreams.

By Darryl Greer, 24 Jun 2016


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Donnie Wesley

Did Band Members Defame a Chief by Saying He Wasn't?

Dispute belies Clark's claim of First Nations support for Skeena River LNG proposal.

By Ian Gill, 24 Jun 2016


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Fostering Change: Cabaret Promotes Support for Youth 'Aging Out' of Care

Vancouver celebs share stories tonight to highlight need to help former children in care.

By Katie Hyslop, 23 Jun 2016


opinion

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The European Union and the Misery of Bigness

Brexit voters should recognize Leopold Kohr's belief that large institutions concentrate power and ignore local needs.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 Jun 2016


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Why Young Workers Should Celebrate CPP Changes

Okay, all workers should care. But for the next gen, this pension upgrade was long overdue.

By Paul Willcocks, 23 Jun 2016


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Premier Christy Clark

Citizens Tell the Premier: Ban Big Bucks, End Party Pay

Correspondence reveals an electorate unhappy with BC Libs' big-ticket fundraisers.

By Bob Mackin, 22 Jun 2016


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Health Firing Inquiry 'Adversarial, Intimidating'

Refusal to fund legal costs in ombudsperson's probe unfair, says Rebecca Warburton.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 Jun 2016


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Cholera in Haiti: A True-Crime Medical Thriller

Book exposes international effort to hide the truth -- UN camp was responsible for outbreak that has killed thousands.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Jun 2016


Harry Smith: This Is Not the Britain I Fought For

Once united in purpose against terrible threats, my nation dissolved into selfish factions.

By Harry Leslie Smith

 

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