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Education Experts Dish on Best Learning Practices

Five takeaways from a BC forum on learning.

By Katie Hyslop, Today

Reporters

Inside the Orwellian Launch of Tories' Anti-Terrorism Act

Locked up reporters, denied a look at the bill, revolt.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Today

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Mining Must Evolve to Prevent Future Mount Polleys, Reviewers Find

'We can't continue to use technology that's 100 years old,' chair warns.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

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Entrepreneur Alleges Vancouver Incubator Lifted Ideas

Dispute is a cautionary tale for entrepreneurs, says lawyer.

By Bob Mackin, Yesterday

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Trade Tribunal Slaps Duties on Cheap Foreign Steel

Province attacks ruling, claims it will drive up construction costs.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

Recent News: Canadian Breaking News, Trends, & Articles

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Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Regulator says drilling likely triggered 4.4 temblor.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 29 Jan 2015


Edward Snowden

'Smoking Gun' Snowden Docs Show Gov't Spies on Canadians, Says Advocate

CSEC sifts through millions of downloaded files each day to track extremists.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Jan 2015


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Faculty Take Strike Vote at University of Northern British Columbia

Salaries a sticking point in pricey northern city.

By Katie Hyslop, 28 Jan 2015


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Sinking Oil Prices Could Push Ottawa into Deficit: Report

Study didn't look at fallout of continued price slide.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Jan 2015


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Victoria's Secret: Dumping Raw Sewage Like It's 1915

The icky, smelly, rotten no-good political mess that could cost taxpayers a billion. (Yes, a billion!)

By Sarah Berman, 26 Jan 2015


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How the City of Angels Fell Head Over Heels for Transit

On a visit to L.A., a Vancouverite revels in a transit-fuelled downtown revival.

By Doug Ward, 26 Jan 2015


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A CBC Defender Aims to Be Vancouver Island's Next Green

Driven to save the threatened broadcaster, Jo-Ann Roberts enters the ring.

By Andrew MacLeod, 24 Jan 2015


Syrian refugees

Will Canada Meet Its Target to Bring in 10,000 Syrian Refugees?

Canada's past record with Syria asylum-seekers raises concerns, says think tank.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Jan 2015


Mountain caribou

Wolf Cull a Necessary, 'Desperate' Strategy to Save Caribou, Says Conservationist

But if habitat degradation continues, most parties agree it's unjustifiable.

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 Jan 2015


Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor Geoff Dean

There's a Population Boom South of the Fraser River, But Post-Secondary Isn't Keeping Pace

Students shouldn't have to commute to attend school, say community leaders.

By Katie Hyslop, 22 Jan 2015


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Gov't Urged to Pursue Charges on 33,000-litre Jet Fuel Spill

Private citizen Marilyn Burgoon got court to accept case in December.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Jan 2015


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BC Gov't Hiding 'Embarrassing' Reports, FOI Advocate Says

Opposition MLA agrees, calling the province's privacy policy 'ridiculous.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Jan 2015


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Canada's Prisons Watchdog Slams Solitary Confinement

Constitutional challenge adds to concerns over 'most austere' form of segregation.

By David P. Ball, 20 Jan 2015


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A Tyee Series

Low-Rent Mansion Living? In Vancouver? Really?

Yes, really. Groups of frustrated renters are snapping up urban acreages, and spend less on housing than the rest of us.

By David P. Ball, 19 Jan 2015


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Should Cellphones Come With Health Warnings?

No conclusive evidence that cellphones pose risk, but MP wants warning labels.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 Jan 2015


Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Regulator says drilling likely triggered 4.4 temblor.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

 

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