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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, Today

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, Today

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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, Yesterday

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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, Yesterday

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Delta District's Energy Saving Plan Quashed by Frosty Feelings

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

By Katie Hyslop, Yesterday

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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, Yesterday


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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


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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


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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, 22 Oct 2014


Finance Minister Mike de Jong

BC Halves Projected LNG Revenue

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

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Oct 2014


Minister Margaret MacDiarmid

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, 21 Oct 2014


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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, 21 Oct 2014


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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, 21 Oct 2014


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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


Simushir

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


Don't Overreact, Don't Degrade Our Democracy

We can't let this week's attacks turn Canada into a garrison state.

By Crawford Kilian

 

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