Steam Injection Fracking Caused Major Alberta Bitumen Leak

Review finds fractures spread like cracks on a frozen lake, resulting in uncontrolled seepage.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today

Landscape with grizzlies

Study Confirms Grizzlies Living on Unprotected Coastal Islands

Local tour guide's knowledge, now backed by research, raises major conservation concerns.

By Cara McKenna, Today


Critic Blasts BC Ferries' 'Newest Port of Call': Liberal-rich Okanagan

Company calls promotion of party donor hotels a 'coincidence.'

By Bob Mackin, Today

Fraser Doke

'Gay and Grey': AIDS Generation Reaches Retirement

Diagnosed when HIV was a 'death sentence,' old age catches these seniors off guard.

By Emi Sasagawa, Yesterday

SkyTrain shot

Monday's SkyTrain Fail Exposes 'Integration Risk'

Months ago, Evergreen project's board flagged issues linking old and new rail systems.

By Bob Mackin, 22 Jul 2014

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A Tyee Series

What If Canada Exported Clean Energy Instead of Oil?

In Africa, where solar is cheaper than diesel, Quebec's Windiga is doing just that.

By Geoff Dembicki, 21 Jul 2014

Barinder Rasode

Surrey Mayoral Politics Make Surprising Bedfellows

A progressive gets conservative, in diverse backroom.

By Bob Mackin, 19 Jul 2014


Fired UBC Drug Researcher Rehired, Drops Lawsuit

A two-year controversy that derailed pharma safety probes sees partial resolution.

By Paul Webster, 18 Jul 2014

Nassim Elbardouh, a teacher at Britannia Secondary School
A Tyee Series

Vancouver's Hidden Children

Many undocumented families, fearing deportation, don't enrol kids in school. Last in a series.

By David P. Ball, 18 Jul 2014

Julia Pante

Do Parent Advocates Matter in Education Politics?

Their kids are priority one. Shifts in parent-led education activism see mixed results.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Jul 2014


Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent

Gov't fracking consultant Maurice Dusseault claims to have invented less risky process.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jul 2014

geoduck on deck

DFO's Big Clam Plans

Feds about to open far more BC coast to industrial geoduck operations.

By Kristian Secher, 16 Jul 2014

Derek Corrigan
A Tyee Series

Burnaby Mayor, NPA Question Sanctuary Cities Push

Issues beyond local jurisdiction, warns Corrigan. Latest in a series.

By David P. Ball, 16 Jul 2014

classroom moment

Teachers Tell Their Favourite Classroom Stories

One man's quest to video BC educators' best memories (plus a few to watch).

By Katie Hyslop, 16 Jul 2014

saw mill explosion

Saw Mill Deaths Report Falls Short, Says BC Fed

Labour wants 'bold steps' to investigate and prosecute negligent employers.

By Bob Mackin, 16 Jul 2014

NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe

Newsman Now Newsmaker, but Can He Be Mayor?

Former media exec Kirk LaPointe explains (over coffee) why he's become a politician.

By Bob Mackin, 15 Jul 2014

LAPD Chief Gates
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TIMELINE: Policing Sanctuary City

How the "don't ask, don't tell" approach to non-status immigrants evolved amongst police forces in North America. Part of a series.

By David P. Ball, 14 Jul 2014

A Tyee Series

Vancouver Police Look to Los Angeles, Toronto for Migrant Guidelines

VPD hopes policy will reassure undocumented migrants. Latest in the Sanctuary City series.

By David P. Ball, 14 Jul 2014

Rich Coleman

Internal Audit Slammed BC Housing Deal in Victoria

FOI reveals Bay store condo conversion drew internal probe before province pulled out.

By Bob Mackin, 11 Jul 2014

Brazilian currencies

'These Currencies Represent Our People'

Brazil's thriving 'bank of the slums' has an ethos extending across the globe.

By Emi Sasagawa, 11 Jul 2014

'Gay and Grey': AIDS Generation Reaches Retirement

Diagnosed when HIV was a 'death sentence,' old age catches these seniors off guard.

By Emi Sasagawa


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