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Dead in the Water Danger: 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, Today

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Pattern of Charity Audit Bias 'Disturbing' Says Free Speech Advocate

New Broadbent study shows Ottawa acting like Chinese gov't, says Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

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BC Halves Projected LNG Revenue

Finance minister says lower tax rate necessary because 'the market's changed.'

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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Emails Shed Light on Origins of Health Ministry Probe, Firings

Gov't lawyer raised alarms about legality of contracts, locked horns with superior.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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The Day Babe Ruth Played in Vancouver's Rain

'If these people can take the weather, so can we,' Ruth told his all-stars. 'We're gonna give 'em a ball game.'

By Tom Hawthorn, Yesterday

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Squamish Nation Finances Under Microscope

'We really want to know what's happening with our money,' says member.

By Bob Mackin, Yesterday


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A Tyee Series

Is Canada's Food Guide Past Its Best-Before Date?

Due to industry lobbying, it may be more about marketing than nutrition. Part of a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 20 Oct 2014


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A Tyee Series

Five Lessons for Canada from Germany's Clean Energy Revolution

The biggest? That renewables make the economy stronger, says German energy expert David Jacobs.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 Oct 2014


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Lawyer Offers to Help Media Fight Harper Gov't Copyright Changes

Ottawa moves to legalize use of news footage in attack ads without permission.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Oct 2014


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Air Christy Hits New Milestone: $355,000

Where in the province is our premier's posse flying? Your latest update.

By Bob Mackin, 18 Oct 2014


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If Drifting Ship Hits Haida Gwaii, 'It's Going to Be a Mess'

Officials says powerless, fuel-laden Russian vessel not currently headed towards land.

By David P. Ball, 17 Oct 2014


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A Tyee Series

How This Teen's Quest to Define 'Sustainability' Changed State Law

And why it could point towards a new model of 21st century public school education.

By Geoff Dembicki, 17 Oct 2014


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Ministry Muzzled Expert on Gambling Addictions

Kuldip Gill told to say risks of putting slots on BC Ferries beyond her 'area of expertise.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 17 Oct 2014


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Court Challenge Launched to Save Mail Home Delivery

Unions, seniors and those with disabilities ready to fight, but Canada Post says it has a plan.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Oct 2014


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Slots on Ferries a Complicated Bet, Warned Finance Ministry

Blindsided regulator detailed many concerns after transportation minister's public announcement.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Oct 2014


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Single Moms Sue BC Gov't over Child Support Clawbacks

'It's their right to get that support,' says lawyer representing three mothers and their kids.

By Andrew MacLeod, 15 Oct 2014


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Will Child Care Ever Decisively Captivate Voters?

If not, it'll continue to plague Ottawa and elections as it has for decades, experts say.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Oct 2014


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FIFA Women's Turf War Heats Up

Canadian Soccer Association files opposition to gender discrimination complaint.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Oct 2014


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A Tyee Series

'Food Doesn't Come from a Grocery Store'

Educators wage a veggie-roots campaign to put industrial agriculture in context, one school plot at a time. Third in a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 15 Oct 2014


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Add $80 Million to BC Place's Massively Blown Budget?

Crown corp. won't explain why it paid contractor 25 per cent more than $318-million fixed price contract.

By Bob Mackin, 14 Oct 2014


Waging an Underdog Campaign? Take Saturday's Master Class

HST giant slayer Bill Tieleman teaches his secrets. A few seats left.

By David Beers

 

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