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What Makes Us Unequal? Class in the Classroom

Wolfgang Lehmann tracks students using higher ed to climb the class ladder. Last of three inequality insights.

By Emily Fister, Yesterday

Highrises in Vice Grip

What's Squeezing Cities?

Is it bloated salaries or downloading from above that strains our local governments?

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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Strike Ends as Teachers Accept Contentious Contract

Deal document show wages remain low, class size and composition unresolved.

By Katie Hyslop, 19 Sep 2014

Jim O'Rourke, executive director of Vision Quest Society
A Tyee Series

The Methadone Split: Cracks in Vancouver's Treatment Pillar

Third in a series on 'Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited.'

By Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn, 19 Sep 2014

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'It's a Shame,' Says NDP of Federal Minimum Wage Rejection

Motion to pay small group of workers $15 an hour defeated 124 to 138 today.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Sep 2014

Recent News: Canadian Breaking News, Trends, & Articles

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Coal Port CEO, Regulator at Odds over Air Quality Permit

Fraser Surrey Docks says review of dust, diesel emissions is 'voluntary.' Not so fast, counters Metro Van.

By David P. Ball, 18 Sep 2014


Cash medicine

Should Doctors Treat Illness with Income Assistance?

A Q&A with Dr. Gary Bloch, who speaks in Vancouver next week on links between poverty and health.

By Sean Condon, 18 Sep 2014


Futurist Jeremy Rifkin
A Tyee Series

'Canada Should Not Be Hostage' to Alberta: Jeremy Rifkin

Oilsands take us backward as rest of world moves forward, says famed futurist and EU advisor.

By Geoff Dembicki, 18 Sep 2014


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A Peek into BC's Proposed Teacher Deal

More money, but it won't bring salaries or class sizes provincially on par.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Sep 2014


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Iker and Clark on What Deal Means: A Study in Contrasts

Agreement contains 'meaningful achievements' says BCTF union head.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Sep 2014


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Inquest into Mexican's Death Will Hear from Cellmates, Private Guards

Probe into Lucía Vega Jiménez's hanging at Vancouver airport last winter starts Sept. 29.

By David P. Ball, 17 Sep 2014


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Premier Clark: Six-year Deal Will 'Reset' Relationship with Teachers

Labour peace at last? Few details released, but no chance of tax increase or deficit, minister says.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Sep 2014


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Teacher Deal Reached?

Further details to come as mediator confirms agreement made this morning.

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Sep 2014


Senator Mike Duffy

Mike Duffy's Lawyer Asks for Quick, Early Trial

Court 'will not allow this trial to turn into a political circus,' says Donald Bayne.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Sep 2014


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NDP Pushes to Reinstate and Raise Federal Minimum Wage

If passed, wage would apply to 820,000 Canadians and 'fight against inequalities,' labour critic says.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Sep 2014


New BC Premier Christy Clark

Clark-loyal Ad Agency Designed Gov't Campaign Against Teachers' Union

Kimbo founder boasts long association with premier.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Sep 2014


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Harper Gov't 'Conceded to China' under Pressure: Treaty Expert

FIPA 'is the price China demanded to open its purse strings for investing in the resource sector in Canada.'

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 13 Sep 2014


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Harper OKs Controversial Investment Treaty with China

Opponents long argued FIPA will hand resource control to Chinese companies.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 12 Sep 2014


Drug and alcohol counsellor Heather Charlton
A Tyee Series

Vancouver's Drug Prevention 'Pillar': How Strong Does It Stand?

What's being done to keep young people from slipping into addiction? Second in a series.

By Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn, 12 Sep 2014


CCPA economist Iglika Ivanova

When Government Says Teacher Wage Demands Are 'Unaffordable,' Are They?

Not at all, says economist Iglika Ivanova, especially compared to GDP growth projections.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Sep 2014


Three Labour Lessons from the Teachers' Strike

Latest round showed the power of solidarity, public support, and striking first.

By Tom Kertes

 

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