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In Polley's Wake, Downstream Alaska Fears BC's Mining Boom

Tag along with the fishermen whose livelihood depends on watersheds that cross borders.

By Christopher Pollon, Today

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Chevron Refuels Debate over Corporate Money in Schools

Gas giant contributions don't replace lost public dollars but remain hotly contested.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

Shale canola

'Difficult' Oil Faces Difficult Future, Predict New Reports

Why the forecast for extreme hydrocarbons may be shorter than advertised.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

CN Rail

Are Canada's Corporate Giants Re-engineering US Politics?

CN Rail and others raised millions for political parties down south in 2014.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 30 Oct 2014

Kirk LaPointe

Is Visions' Union Controversy a Big Deal?

Councillor's appeal to labour donors either 'extraordinary' or 'non-issue', depending on who says.

By Doug Ward, 29 Oct 2014

Recent News: Canadian Breaking News, Trends, & Articles

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A Tyee Series

Ideas With Your Fries? Giving Youth Credit for Food Smarts

Given support to explore on their own, some take food literacy to the next level. Last in a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 29 Oct 2014


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Overseas Background Helped MP Keep Cool

When Randall Garrison heard gunfire in Ottawa, he knew immediately what was happening.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 29 Oct 2014


Vancouver mayoral candidates Kirk LaPointe (NPA), Gregor Robertson (Vision), Meena Wong (COPE)
A Tyee Series

Vancouver's House Price Crunch: Campaign Pledges and Pitfalls

On the trail as candidates tackle this election's hottest issue.

By Doug Ward, 28 Oct 2014


Teachers training

Too Many Teachers?

With three grads for every job, four paths to a balanced education workforce.

By Katie Hyslop, 28 Oct 2014


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A Tyee Series

What the 1970s Can Teach Us about Inventing a New Economy

A Hawaiian futurist recalls the two years he spent trying to end consumerism in Canada.

By Geoff Dembicki, 27 Oct 2014


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A Tyee Series

How to 'Sell' Healthy Food to Kids

Turning the tables on unchecked food industry advertising means using some of the same tactics.

By Katie Hyslop, 27 Oct 2014


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A Tyee Series

Time to Stop Freaking Out over Fat Kids?

Thin isn't the same as healthy, warns an academic and an eating disorder survivor. Part of a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 24 Oct 2014


Richard Florida

Creative but Poor? Yep, the 'Creative Class' Has Its Class Divide

'Creatives' are thriving, Richard Florida tells Tyee, but it depends on how you define creative.

By Geoff Dembicki, 24 Oct 2014


Roland Paris

Canada Needs to Watch Gov't in Wake of Attacks: Security Expert

Killings in Ottawa and Quebec could be used as an excuse to monitor peaceful Canadians.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Oct 2014


Roy McMurter and daughters

Child Support Clawback Prevents Dad from Helping His Kids

'I feel like I'm not allowed to be a contributor to my own family,' Roy McMurter says.

By Andrew MacLeod, 23 Oct 2014


Cold kid

Delta District's Energy Saving Plan Quashed by Frosty Feelings

Parents, teachers upset over proposed 'cozy day' temperature drop.

By Katie Hyslop, 23 Oct 2014


BC ferry

Gov't Still Open to Slots on Ferries Despite Dozens of Obstacles

'I thought it had been ruled out,' says NDP critic of proposal.

By Andrew MacLeod, 23 Oct 2014


Hill shootings

Did Foreign Policy Play a Role in Ottawa Attack?

Tyee sought reaction from various commenters on today's deadly shootings.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Oct 2014


Soldiers

Soldier Shot on Parliament Hill, Multiple Shooters May Be Involved

Gunfire heard in Centre Block, one gunman dead.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Oct 2014


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Danger Adrift: Fed Panel Warned of Simushir Scenario in 2013

Under cross-exam, shipping safety expert admitted flaws in data backing Enbridge case for Northern Gateway.

By David P. Ball, 22 Oct 2014


'Party of One': An Indictment of Stephen Harper

Seeking a documented record of eight years of deliberate misrule? This is your book.

By Crawford Kilian

 

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