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Newfound Threat to Oilsand Projects

TYEE EXCLUSIVE: Researchers discover ancient salt formation key factor in Alberta steam fracking disasters.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 28 Jul 2014

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Will BC Cover Pricey Hep C 'Miracle' Treatment?

Patients have waited decades for such a 'finite cure,' but most can't pay for it.

By Pauline Holdsworth, 28 Jul 2014

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Colleges and Universities Finally Earn Back Carbon Cash

Capital project funds don't equal millions paid in offsets, but they help.

By Katie Hyslop, 26 Jul 2014

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Groups 'Pull Together' to Cover First Nations' Enbridge Legal Expenses

'These things we're protecting are priceless,' says chief of Northern Gateway challenge.

By Emily Fister, 25 Jul 2014

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Steam Injection Fracking Caused Major Alberta Bitumen Leak

Review finds fractures spread like cracks on a frozen lake, resulting in uncontrolled seepage.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Jul 2014

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Study Confirms Grizzlies Living on Unprotected Coastal Islands

Local tour guide's knowledge, now backed by research, raises major conservation concerns.

By Cara McKenna, 24 Jul 2014


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Critic Blasts BC Ferries' 'Newest Port of Call': Liberal-rich Okanagan

Company calls promotion of party donor hotels a 'coincidence.'

By Bob Mackin, 24 Jul 2014


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'Gay and Grey': AIDS Generation Reaches Retirement

Diagnosed when HIV was a 'death sentence,' old age catches these seniors off guard.

By Emi Sasagawa, 23 Jul 2014


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Monday's SkyTrain Fail Exposes 'Integration Risk'

Months ago, Evergreen project's board flagged issues linking old and new rail systems.

By Bob Mackin, 22 Jul 2014


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A Tyee Series

What If Canada Exported Clean Energy Instead of Oil?

In Africa, where solar is cheaper than diesel, Quebec's Windiga is doing just that.

By Geoff Dembicki, 21 Jul 2014


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Surrey Mayoral Politics Make Surprising Bedfellows

A progressive gets conservative, in diverse backroom.

By Bob Mackin, 19 Jul 2014


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Fired UBC Drug Researcher Rehired, Drops Lawsuit

A two-year controversy that derailed pharma safety probes sees partial resolution.

By Paul Webster, 18 Jul 2014


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A Tyee Series

Vancouver's Hidden Children

Many undocumented families, fearing deportation, don't enrol kids in school. Last in a series.

By David P. Ball, 18 Jul 2014


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Do Parent Advocates Matter in Education Politics?

Their kids are priority one. Shifts in parent-led education activism see mixed results.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Jul 2014


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Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent

Gov't fracking consultant Maurice Dusseault claims to have invented less risky process.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jul 2014


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DFO's Big Clam Plans

Feds about to open far more BC coast to industrial geoduck operations.

By Kristian Secher, 16 Jul 2014


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A Tyee Series

Burnaby Mayor, NPA Question Sanctuary Cities Push

Issues beyond local jurisdiction, warns Corrigan. Latest in a series.

By David P. Ball, 16 Jul 2014


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Teachers Tell Their Favourite Classroom Stories

One man's quest to video BC educators' best memories (plus a few to watch).

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Jul 2014


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Saw Mill Deaths Report Falls Short, Says BC Fed

Labour wants 'bold steps' to investigate and prosecute negligent employers.

By Bob Mackin, 16 Jul 2014


NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe

Newsman Now Newsmaker, but Can He Be Mayor?

Former media exec Kirk LaPointe explains (over coffee) why he's become a politician.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Jul 2014


Janet Merlo Couldn't Keep Quiet

More than 330 women are now involved in sexual harassment claims against the RCMP. Here's one's experience.

By Janet Merlo

 

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