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Canada's Housing Crisis 'A Failure of All of Us'

Time to put affordable homes on the federal agenda, say advocates. First in a solutions series.

By Katie Hyslop and David P. Ball, Today


Lobby Group Offers 'Behind the Scenes' Access to Gov't Ministers

Auctioned prize 'atrocious' idea, says watchdog group.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday


Candidate Withdraws from BC NDP Nomination Bid, Saying Others Favoured

'A lot of politics' around race to replace Jenny Kwan, sources say.

By Andrew MacLeod, 2 May 2015


Royalty Miscalculation Cost Alberta Billions, Expert Says

'The Tories chose to pretend the big blunder did not happen,' says consultant Jim Roy.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 May 2015

Mike Duffy

Did Duffy Break Rules by Contacting Enbridge?

The Tyee offers a lobby primer from a federal lawyer.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 1 May 2015

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Landmark Fracking Case Gets a Supreme Court Hearing

Oil patch consultant Jessica Ernst alleges Alberta has intimidated landowners.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 30 Apr 2015


Court Sides with BC Gov't in Battle over Teacher Bargaining Rights

Ruling a stunning setback for province's 40,000 educators.

By Rod Mickleburgh, 30 Apr 2015

Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley

Primed for Change: Alberta Voters Flock to NDP

Corporate-friendly spring budget was final straw for angry electorate.

By Samantha Power, 30 Apr 2015


BC NDP Candidate Entry Fee Betrays Grassroots, Critics Say

Party president says $2,000 charge related to new emphasis on fundraising.

By Andrew MacLeod, 29 Apr 2015

Economic Action Plan billboards

Watchdog Group Wants Audit of Taxpayer-Funded Ads

'It's false advertising,' says Democracy Watch.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Apr 2015


It's the Pill or Nil for Many Health Care Plans

Canadian contraception coverage stuck in 1969.

By Dene Moore, 27 Apr 2015


Among Millennials, No Political Party Has a Commanding Lead

Why that’s good for Harper, and bad for progressives vying to defeat him.

By Geoff Dembicki, 27 Apr 2015


In Medicine Hat, Homelessness Is (Almost) Over

How a conservative mayor changed his mind on Housing First. BC events next week.

By Jackie Wong, 25 Apr 2015

Vincent Gogolek

BC Court Upholds 'Chilling' Restrictions on Election Advertising

In 2-1 decision, justices find the 'registration requirement is not terribly onerous.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 24 Apr 2015

Union leader Emmanuelle Tremblay

Unions Brace for Battle Over Sick Days

Tory plan to 'modernize' system won't save money, public-sector unions say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Apr 2015


BC Lions' Rent Contract for Publicly Owned Stadium Finally Public

After four years of requests, details released through freedom of information.

By Bob Mackin, 23 Apr 2015


Harper's Pre-Election Budget Delivers Surplus, But Few Jobs

Best ideas lifted from NDP, says Mulcair.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Apr 2015


BC's Wolf Killing Plan on Pause, for Now

This year's cull wraps up short of target, though 'intent is the program will continue,' minister says.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 Apr 2015

Senator Mike Duffy

Parliament No Place to Shovel Duffy Dirt, Speaker Implies

'The issue of taxpayer's money is government business,' retorts NDP's Angus.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 21 Apr 2015

NDP leader John Horgan

Government Foils Freedom of Information Requests, Says Opposition

Province claims important records 'don't even exist,' says MLA Carole James.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Apr 2015

Royalty Miscalculation Cost Alberta Billions, Expert Says

'The Tories chose to pretend the big blunder did not happen,' says consultant Jim Roy.

By Andrew Nikiforuk


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