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Korea’s latest horror flick asks whether people eaters can digest a hedge fund manager. Read more »

By Dorothy Woodend, Yesterday



Body Cameras for Police, Urges Ex-MP

Yatim shooting shows officers too easily skew written reports, says Goldring.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday


Walrus editor Jonathan Kay

Why Demanding to Publish a Suicide Note Is Callous and Unethical

Walrus editor Jon Kay scoffs at ‘privacy’ for the dead. What about the family left behind?

By Romayne Smith Fullerton, Yesterday



China’s Relentless Campaign to Pave the Coast

‘They’re completely industrializing the coastal ecosystem.’

By Ilima Loomis, 28 Jul 2016

Recent Stories


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Just Say No to Slow Growthers

Why we should demand more from our economy, and government, not less.

By Jim Stanford, 28 Jul 2016


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A Wake up Call to ‘Social Change’ Organizations

The stakes are huge, the timeline urgent. Who’s up to the task at hand?

By Jason Mogus, 28 Jul 2016



What I Saw at the Republican Convention Protests

Sky spies, edgy police, a flag burned, a house raided, calls for overthrow and apocalypse. Election, US-style.

By John Woodside, 27 Jul 2016



Greens Slapped for Pumping Poll that Falsely Made Race Seem Tight

Method for poll claiming near tie in Victoria made it ‘meaningless’ says expert.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Jul 2016



Is this Your Commuting Future?

Inside the bet that a BC-made, single-seat electric car is the next (really) big thing.

By Daniel Wood, 27 Jul 2016



Seven Jason Kenneys: A Must-Read Memo for Albertans

The many faces of a would-be unifier, from Marci McDonald’s in-depth Walrus profile.

By David Beers, 26 Jul 2016


Christy Clark and Mike de Jong

House Price Horrors: Who You Gonna Call? Not Christy Clark

Premier’s latest step won’t bust ghostly killers of home affordability.

By Bill Tieleman, 26 Jul 2016


Popular Olympiad poster

The Canadian Boxers Who Thumbed Their Noses at Nazis

Eighty years ago, athletes spurned Hitler by gathering in Barcelona for the ‘People’s Olympics.’

By Tom Hawthorn, 26 Jul 2016


Digital book

Why Canada’s E-Library Is Barren

Slow going national digitization plan leaves virtual shelves empty.

By Michael Geist, 26 Jul 2016



Sea Lice Exploded among Wild Young Salmon near BC Fish Farms: Study

Parasites spiked in Broughton area salmon pens, and hit decade high among wild juveniles, says new report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 25 Jul 2016



Tyee Readers, You’re an Interesting Bunch

We thought we knew you. Turns out, you’re a life-saving, sheep-shearing, rather complex crew.

By Christopher Cheung, 25 Jul 2016



A Coup against President Trump? More Likely a Coup by Him

Ever heard of an ‘autogolpe’? Now is a good time to brush up.

By Crawford Kilian, 25 Jul 2016



Taiwan Group Paying for MP, MLA Junkets Has Crime Connections

Security expert says Canadians ‘naive’ in not seeing need for care in dealing with foreign lobbyists.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 25 Jul 2016



Public Accounts Notebook: Donations, Real Estate, Clark’s Flights and More

Or, waiting by the phone for a finance minister’s call that never comes.

By Bob Mackin, 22 Jul 2016


Finnish woman

Who Knew the Nordics Were Individualist Romantics?

Anu Partanen’s new book challenges ‘socialist nanny state’ stereotypes of her native Finland, and its neighbours.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Jul 2016


'Social Media for Academics'

‘Social Media for Academics’: An Actually Useful Guide

Finally, a manual that’s devoid of the usual dubious digital-guru speak. And it’s not just for profs.

By Shannon Rupp, 22 Jul 2016


Premier Christy Clark and Petronas CEO in Malaysia

It’s Official: Clark’s LNG ‘Plan’ Was a Fantasy

Latest developments in Hawaii should put end to faith in job, prosperity promises.

By Dermod Travis, 22 Jul 2016


Ashlee Gotengco

Rehearsals for Retirement: Young Workers and the CPP

The Tyee looks at post-work plans and worries of an employee, contractor and entrepreneur.

By Linda Givetash, 21 Jul 2016


CBC journalist Duncan McCue

That First Goose: Excerpt from a Trapline Memoir

In ‘The Shoe Boy,’ Duncan McCue recalls a formative trip spent hunting in northern Quebec’s wilds.

By Duncan McCue, 21 Jul 2016


Liberal Minister Patty Hajdu

Canada’s Plan to Stop Violence Against Women ‘Has to Come Right about Now’: Minister

Patty Hajdu will spend her summer collecting stories across the country.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Jul 2016


NDP leader Thomas Mulcair

Nuclear Safety Warnings Demand Independent Review: Mulcair

Anonymous letter listing concerns about Canadian nuclear generating stations can’t be ignored, says NDP leader.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Jul 2016



What to Do When Anonymous Trolls Throw You Hate? Heed Leslie Jones

Like the Ghostbusters star, I too received sexist, racist screeds as a female newspaper manager.

By Jody Paterson, 20 Jul 2016


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The Tyee Is Hiring Two New Business Team Members

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By Tyee Staff, 20 Jul 2016


Syrian refugees

Canada Must Act Faster to Save Refugee Lives, Says MP

Jenny Kwan says trusting UN agencies to vet refugees would help get threatened people to safety.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Jul 2016



A Chance to Name Vancouver’s Parks for the 99 Per Cent

Historically, naming practices favoured political elites. This time, the public gets a say. Maybe.

By Daniel Wood, 20 Jul 2016


Alexandra Morton

Sea Shepherd ‘Pirates’ to Turn Spotlight on BC Salmon Farms

Biologist Alexandra Morton welcomes conservation society’s support; fish farmers ‘alarmed.’

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 19 Jul 2016

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