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'There Are No Jobs on a Dead Planet'

But global labour leader Sharan Burrow says there are millions of new jobs on a healthy one. A Tyee interview.

By Geoff Dembicki, Today

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Event: Social Housing Experts Look from Legacy to Future

Expect feisty debate at this Vancouver event honouring late councillor Jim Green.

By David P. Ball, Today

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A Tyee Series

Inside Woodward's, a Still-Contentious Social Housing Experiment

The late Jim Green's legacy project in Vancouver continues to generate buzz. Last in a series.

By David P. Ball, Yesterday

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A Chance to Change the Headlines

Award gives Indigenous journalists an opportunity to report beyond stereotypes.

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday

Simon Fraser University

Universities Spend Big Bucks to Bend Government's Ear

Minister once lobbied for Simon Fraser University.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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BC Local Election Spending 'Obscene', Says Watchdog

A look at money raised and spent by municipal electioneers across the province.

By Bob Mackin, Yesterday


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A Tyee Series

'At My Age, All I Expect Is a Place to Live'

In Solheim Place, late councillor Jim Green helped create a Vancouver rarity. Second in a series.

By David P. Ball, 24 Feb 2015


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A Tyee Series

At Four Sisters Co-op, an Affordable Housing Dream Realized

But can the late Jim Green's project survive rising rents? First in a new series.

By David P. Ball, 23 Feb 2015


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Can You Identify These Participants of South Korean Trade Trip?

The Tyee asked for a list of names, the feds sent us this photo.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Feb 2015


Dutch gas fields

Quakes in Gas Fields Ignored for Years, Dutch Agency Finds

Safety board's report a relevant read for any fracking zone.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 20 Feb 2015


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Fossil Fuel Divestment's True Aim? To Remake Capitalism

Surging millennial campus movement rejects the belief that money and morals are separate.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 Feb 2015


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Overbudget and Overdue, Compass Card Contractor Hires Lobbyist

Lecia Stewart tasked to 'improve public perception' of project as transit plebiscite looms.

By Bob Mackin, 20 Feb 2015


BC Legislature

Police Called, then Stalled on Health Firing Probe

Two years in, Mounties still waiting for instruction on how to proceed in health ministry scandal.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Feb 2015


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It's Misleading to Count Temporary Foreign Workers in Jobs-Created Ledger: Expert

The real job picture might not be so rosy.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 Feb 2015


NDP leader Thomas Mulcair

Anti-Terror Bill Presents a 'Bogus Choice': Mulcair

'We don't have to choose between our freedoms and our safety,' says NDP leader.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Feb 2015


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Marking the End of a 'Dark Era'

Residential school demolition ceremony gives former residents a chance to heal.

By Katie Hyslop, 18 Feb 2015


Finance Minister Mike de Jong presents the 2015 BC budget

BC Budget: Average Families Left Out?

Gov't proud of surplus, but critics ask if 'tax cuts for the richest' reflect the right priorities.

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Feb 2015


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'No Records' of Requested Health Ministry Review

Opposition MLA says he doesn't believe assessment was ever done.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Feb 2015


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Canada Shouldn't Model Dodgy European Austerity: Political Economist

Practise used to 'pander to the rich,' Mark Blyth says.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 14 Feb 2015


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Kids Learn Culture and Language at Surrey's Only Indigenous Preschool

But support for Aboriginal Early Childhood Education has dropped, report says.

By Katie Hyslop, 13 Feb 2015


Nestle Pays $2.25 to Bottle and Sell a Million Litres of BC Water

I repeat: Nestle pays $2.25 to bottle and sell a million litres of BC water.

By Bill Tieleman

 

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