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More Combat Training for BC's Natural Resource Officers

Ex-VPD officer gets $120,000 contract for use-of-force workshops.

By Bob Mackin, Today

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Why Canada's Three Northern Premiers Reject Carbon Pricing

Their regions are hard hit by climate change, yet territorial leaders won't budge.

By Maura Forrest, Today

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Clear Cut City? Rise of Condos Means Razed Trees, Bird Evictions

Vancouver has lost hundreds of hectares of canopy in just two decades.

By Margaret Munro, Today

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Evidence of Fish Farm Disease Detected in BC

Government backs down from court appeal based on 'new information.'

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 May 2016

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BC Moves to Pay Less for Common Prescription Drugs

Decision draws 'not unexpected' criticism from Big Pharma, says health minister.

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 May 2016

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They Keep Us Safe, but 'Stigma' Is Killing Firefighters, Paramedics and Cops

Emergency first responders hope BC hears their cry for help.

By David P. Ball, 20 May 2016


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Trans Mountain Pipeline? 'Yes, But…' Says NEB

Decision does little to quell mistrust of energy regulator -- or opposition to project, say critics.

By Megan Devlin, 19 May 2016


Parliamentary scuffle

What Sparked the Parliamentary Brawl?

Plenty of yelling, ties flying, and of course, one sharp elbow. But why?

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 May 2016


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A David-vs-Goliath Tanker Confrontation in Burrard Inlet

'Kayaktivism' takes on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline from the water side.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 19 May 2016


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Vancouver Housing Report Mostly 'A's, but Look Closer, Critics Say

Absence of detail, too broad a focus among faults found in city’s renter strategy.

By Katie Hyslop, 18 May 2016


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After Three Years, One Charge in Quick Wins Scandal

Brian Bonney charged with breach of trust in ethnic outreach plan.

By Bob Mackin, 18 May 2016


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CCPA Unveils Plan for 'Getting Serious about Affordable Housing'

'Big and bold is the way to go,' says economist Marc Lee of solutions to BC's crisis.

By Andrew MacLeod, 18 May 2016


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Why Are BC's Independent Schools Getting So Much Money?

Private school funding is increasing three times faster than support for public schools. The Tyee explores why.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 May 2016


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Tweaks to Electoral Reform Committee an 'Insult,' Says NDP Critic

Nathan Cullen says giving Greens and Bloc Québécois ability to file a report is nothing special.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 17 May 2016


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Major BC Liberal Donor Named in Panama Papers

Haywood Securities listed as a shareholder in firms registered in British Virgin Islands.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 May 2016


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Sooke Family Files Human Rights Complaint over Maternity Benefits Clawback

BC gov't deducted mother's EI support from her husband's disability assistance.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 May 2016


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Well-Housed Vermont City Still 'Feels the Bern' after 32 Years

A developer created by then-mayor Sanders made one city more affordable. Now, Vancouver is taking note.

By David P. Ball, 16 May 2016


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Meet the Colorado Firefighters on Front Lines of Climate Change

Doc captures experience of facing bigger, hotter, more surprising infernos.

By Christopher Cheung, 13 May 2016


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Elizabeth May Vows to Find Best Voting System for Canada

But first, she'll fight for voting rights on new electoral reform committee.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 13 May 2016


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New Bill Lets Owners Keep Land in ALR for Tax Breaks, Critic Says

Move 'erodes the integrity' of Agricultural Land Reserve, says Popham.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 May 2016


Why Do So Many BC Liberal Operatives End Up in Trouble?

Criminal charges, convictions, and more plague the party. Why the pattern?

By Bill Tieleman

 

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