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Wrongly Fired Health Workers Reject Ombudsperson Review

Only a broad public inquiry will provide answers public deserves, they say.

By Andrew MacLeod, Today

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Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

Lessons for BC, Alberta in new Stanford report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday

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A Tyee Series

Vancouver Mayor: City Is 'At a Breaking Point'

Urgent action needed to cool housing market, but Gregor Robertson says he needs help. Last in a series.

By David P. Ball, Yesterday

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BC's Gas Export Hopes Face 'Scandal that Ate Malaysia'

Asian nation's PM, key to $36 billion LNG bid by Petronas, in corruption probe.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Jul 2015

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Citizens Group to Launch Private Prosecution over Robocalls

Democracy Watch says if federal authorities won't seek action, it will.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Jul 2015

Recent News: Canadian Breaking News, Trends, & Articles

Stephen Harper promoting the Universal Child Care Benefit

With Pre-election Child Benefit Blitz, Harper Defies Own Thesis

PM once theorized that 'electoral budgeting' could hurt sitting governments.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Jul 2015


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Chilliwack Toad Tunnel Bridges Human-caused Gap

How did the Western toad cross the road? A community-funded ecopassage, of course.

By Chantal Strand, 23 Jul 2015


Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux

Children's Minister Responds to Tyee Report on 'Luxury' Spending

Credit card transactions 'can be easily explained and supported,' Stephanie Cadieux says.

By Stephanie Cadieux, 23 Jul 2015


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Canada's Surplus Sucked Dry by Economic Slowdown: Report

Red is the new black, according to the Parliamentary Budget Officer.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Jul 2015


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A Tyee Series

Tiny Homes: Inexpensive and Cute, but Livable?

Some swear by these 100 square-foot wonders. But Vancouver isn't convinced. Fourth in a series.

By Katie Hyslop, 22 Jul 2015


Child and youth watchdog Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Advocates Question 'Luxury' Spending by BC Children's Ministry

Watchdog asks gov't to review expenses for five-star hotels, spa resorts and fine chocolates.

By David P. Ball, 22 Jul 2015


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Fracking Industry Has Changed Earthquake Patterns in Northeast BC

Impact on groundwater and migrating gases mostly unknown, critics say. A special report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Jul 2015


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A Tyee Series

How to Cool Vancouver's Home Price Fever

Experts find much to be done, with inspiration from abroad and at home. Third in a series.

By David P. Ball and Katie Hyslop, 20 Jul 2015


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Kelowna Greens Vote to Endorse Liberal to Oust Tory MP

'No master plan' for federal party to support or preference others, Green spokesman says.

By Kyle Duggan, 18 Jul 2015


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BC LNG Deal Lets Petronas off Hook for Two Kinds of Emissions

Carbon 'free pass' imperils BC's climate targets, say critics.

By Carol Linnitt, 17 Jul 2015


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Gov't Moves to Empower Ombudsperson to Probe Health Firings

'Work is underway' on requested law change, attorney general says.

By Bob Mackin, 16 Jul 2015


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Ombudsperson Pleads for Delay to Health Firings Probe

Without more power, tasking office to investigate 'simply unwise and unworkable.'

By Bob Mackin, 16 Jul 2015


Vancouver data rally
A Tyee Series

What Vancouverites Don't Know Is Hurting Our Housing Hopes

We know the data we need. Time to demand it, critics say. Second in a series.

By David P. Ball, 16 Jul 2015


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Is Health Firings Probe Doomed to Be Too Narrow?

BC gov't grilled in legislature on who it will allow to be investigated, and how.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Jul 2015


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Conservative MP Repents for Part of C-51 Sermon

Meanwhile, experts object to Wai Young likening Tory resolve to that of Jesus.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 14 Jul 2015


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