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British Columbia Nears Decision on CPP Improvements

Finance minister notes ‘pretty strong support’ in public consultations.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

Alexandra Morton

Fish Farm Sues Alexandra Morton for Trespassing

The activist-biologist, a long-time critic of the industry, describes development as a ‘SLAPP’ suit.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

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BC Greens Red Light Two Prominent Would-be Candidates

Leader Andrew Weaver says candidate rejections are part of ‘maturing’ process.

By Andrew MacLeod, 29 Sep 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

In September, Did the Liberals Out-Harper the Conservatives?

On climate, foreign workers, and unions, Trudeau government moves this month have rankled progressives.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 29 Sep 2016

UN Special Rapporteur on Housing, Leilani Farha

Should Homes Be Money?

A UN envoy investigates the ‘financialization’ of Canadians’ right to housing in Vancouver.

By Katie Hyslop, 29 Sep 2016

Recent News: Canadian Breaking News, Trends, & Articles

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Trudeau Liberals Approve Petronas LNG Project on BC’s Coast

Environmentalists immediately condemn decision: ‘Honestly, we expected better.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 28 Sep 2016


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How to ‘Stop’ Tent Cities? Help Residents Before Crisis, Mayors Say

At UBCM convention, discussion full of solutions follows housing minister’s question.

By Andrew MacLeod, 28 Sep 2016


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Ottawa to Consult on Charity Rules — but Continue Audits

Environmental group asks why Liberals are continuing Harper-era crackdown.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Sep 2016


UBC law professor Emma Cunliffe

How Women Are Pushing Back on Sexual Assault Rulings in Alberta

Recent rash of appeals a sign of diversity at work on the bench, observers say.

By Samantha Power, 27 Sep 2016


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GM Union’s Pension Concession Signals New Reality: Experts

Contract ends defined-benefit plan for new hires, increases job security, Unifor says.

By Linda Givetash, 26 Sep 2016


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In BC’s ‘Strong’ Economy, Many Signs of Struggle for Average Workers

Growth belies rise in precarious work, falling wages, and increases in welfare case loads.

By Andrew MacLeod, 26 Sep 2016


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New BC Pipeline Spill Details Show Largest Involved 1,000 Litres of Oil

Oil and gas commission releases details on seven crude oil spills in 2015.

By Andrew MacLeod, 23 Sep 2016


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Millennials Angry over Jobs, and NDP Should Be Their Voice, Says Ashton

Labour critic, mulling leadership bid, sees party’s future in harnessing rage of young workers.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Sep 2016


Bruce Carson

Crash of ‘The Mechanic’: Oil Sands Flogger Bruce Carson Found Guilty

Harper insider convicted on three counts of illegal lobbying.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Sep 2016


Premier Christy Clark

Premier Clark on ‘Historic Debt Binge,’ Says Conservative Leader

‘Debt-free BC’ 2013 campaign promise called unrealistic, simplistic.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Sep 2016


Pramila Jayapal

Star Progressive Pramila Jayapal on Why the Political Left Needs More Activists

It’s key to building successful campaigns today, says Bernie-backed US Congressional candidate.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Sep 2016


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Give Employers Faster Access to Temporary Foreign Workers, Says Ottawa Report

Review of controversial program suggests 21 changes, but critics say many favour business.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Sep 2016


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Support for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care Could Save $200 Million a Year: Report

Ending supports at 19 results in higher future costs, poor outcomes, says Vancouver Foundation.

By Katie Hyslop, 19 Sep 2016


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A Tyee Series

‘If They Do It Properly,’ Coastal Youth Could Support Megaprojects

In Prince Rupert and area, some ‘yay’ to LNG, but not for oil pipelines to the northwest coast. Part of a reader-funded series.

By Katie Hyslop, 19 Sep 2016


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Crude Oil Pipeline Leaks on the Rise in BC

Critics say trend contradicts industry claims of improving safety.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Sep 2016


In September, Did the Liberals Out-Harper the Conservatives?

On climate, foreign workers, and unions, Trudeau government moves this month have rankled progressives.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall

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