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Realtors Leonardo DiFrancesco and Rav Rampuri

Meet the Real Estate Duo Answering Vancouver Prayers

No, not housing prayers. These guys sell most of Metro Van's churches.

By Christopher Cheung, Today

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With Demand Dropping, BC Hydro Cut Length of Forecast, Charges NDP's Dix

In January, utility said it would look 10 years out, now says 20-year forecast available after all.

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

Caribou
A Tyee Series

On Nature's Death Row: Alberta's Coveted Foothills Forest

After a century of occupation, this once mighty-mosaic of woods no longer provides adequate shelter for its 'refugees.' Part of a series.

By Chris Wood, Yesterday

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De Jong Stayed Silent on Health Scandal for Weeks, FOI Reveals

Health minister left job of revealing drug research scandal to successor MacDiarmid.

By Bob Mackin, 10 Feb 2016

Vancouver housing

Nine Ways to Turn Vancouver's Housing Crisis from 'Breaking Point' to Tipping Point

In wake of recent headlines, we offer these ready-made ideas.

By David P. Ball and Katie Hyslop, 10 Feb 2016

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Dismayed by Resource Royalty Inaction, Alberta Unions Learn Tough Lesson

'This is a cautionary tale,' warns Alberta Federation of Labour president.

By Samantha Power, 10 Feb 2016


Christy Clark, Speech from the Throne

Debt Free, Gas Powered BC Still Coming, Throne Speech Vows

'Success is not for quitters,' government says, despite global forces delaying LNG riches.

By Andrew MacLeod, 9 Feb 2016


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Tory Era Anti-Union Laws Still Walking Un-Dead, Say Observers

Liberals to repeal two controversial laws, but some say 'piecemeal' reforms don't go far enough.

By David P. Ball, 9 Feb 2016


Former senator Mike Duffy

Watchdog 'Aware of' Duffy Testimony Related to Election Fraud Cold Case

Commissioner's office may have reopened probe after senator alleges that Tories robocalled in 2008.

By Andrew MacLeod, 8 Feb 2016


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BC Hydro Pledge Saves Mining Jobs? Not So Fast, Says Union

Steelworker boss dismisses gov't 'photo op,' offers better way to help workers.

By Andrew MacLeod, 6 Feb 2016


Conestoga College president John Tibbits

Sprott Shaw Strikes Deal to Offer Diplomas from Ontario College

Public-private partnership latest move to cash in on international students.

By Katie Hyslop, 5 Feb 2016


NDP environment critic Spencer Chandra Herbert

'Enough Hot Air': Critics Knock Delays on BC Climate Action

With second-round consultations open, enviro groups see little 'leadership plan' progress.

By Andrew MacLeod, 5 Feb 2016


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'Crisis' Threatens UBC's Credibility, Say Faculty Reps

Board must stop 'operating in shadows' demands open letter to Chair, Premier.

By Tyee Staff, 4 Feb 2016


Blanding's Turtle
A Tyee Series

On Nature's Death Row: Ontario's Vanished 'Carolinian' Forest

It used to stretch from Oshawa to Windsor. Now, development encroaches on the last scraps of a once-great woods. Part of a series.

By Chris Wood, 4 Feb 2016


Vancouver-owned site

Leveraging City Land for Federal Bucks 'Very Positive Move': Prof

But activists say affordable housing deal could leave out Vancouver's homeless.

By David P. Ball, 4 Feb 2016


NDP trade critic Tracey Ramsey

NDP Pushes Need for TPP Assessment as Deal Signed

Former trade minister explains how review could be done.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 4 Feb 2016


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With First Election to BC MLA for a First Nations Woman, Melanie Mark Makes History

'This is our victory,' says Vancouver byelection winner, while New Dems also take Coquitlam.

By Andrew MacLeod, 3 Feb 2016


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UBC Faculty and Students Protest Board Handling of Gupta Departure

Governance experts say no rules were broken, while critics call for transparency reforms.

By Katie Hyslop, 3 Feb 2016


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Tory MP Accuses Liberals of Trying to 'Rig' Next Election

Scott Reid says electoral reform designed to hurt Conservative chances.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 3 Feb 2016


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Critics Slam Alberta's New Royalty Review as Policy Disaster

Panel finds current share of value Albertans receive from resources 'generally appropriate.'

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Feb 2016


Why the Wild Descent of Oil Is Cause for Concern

Low prices once signalled good news for the global economy. Not this time.

By Andrew Nikiforuk

 

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