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Kelp

VIDEO: You Gotta Love Kelp

Four reasons to respect this precious 'carbon dumper,' courtesy of the Hakai Institute.

By Hakai Institute, Yesterday

John Horgan

Health Ministry Firings Review Under Fire

Opposition says probe 'designed to protect the premier.'

By Andrew MacLeod, Yesterday

Health Ministry emails

Former Official Fears Blame for Health Ministry Firings

Emails and letters shared with The Tyee by ex-deputy minister detail concerns.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Nov 2014

BC Liquor Store

BC's Public Liquor Stores Loosen up a Little

New rules permitting longer hours (and colder beer) could affect prices, government warns.

By Andrew MacLeod, 20 Nov 2014

Mount Polley tailings dam spill

An Engineer's Idea to Prevent Future Mount Polleys

Jack Caldwell says peer review process, convened by firms during a mine's life, could avert disaster.

By David P. Ball, 20 Nov 2014

Recent News: Canadian Breaking News, Trends, & Articles

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A 'People-Centred' New Mayor for Victoria

Lisa Helps' narrow win marks generational shift in local politics.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Nov 2014


Adopted kids

One Thousand BC Kids Still Waiting for Homes

Small improvements to adoption program, watchdog finds, but waitlist isn't diminishing.

By Katie Hyslop, 19 Nov 2014


Lee Loftus

Tumbler Ridge Residents Fear for Town's Future

'It's not nice' in region that brought in foreign workers.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Nov 2014


Rental Housing Index
A Tyee Series

Novel Map Targets Hidden Opportunities for Affordable Housing

Launched today, new Rental Housing Index hopes to transform knowledge into power.

By David P. Ball, 17 Nov 2014


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LaPointe Loses Bid for Mayor, But NPA Makes Inroads

Supporters buoyed by gains on council, park and school board.

By Katie Hyslop, 17 Nov 2014


Gregor Robertson vows

Re-elected Mayor Robertson Vows 'We Can Do Better'

Vision Vancouver retains control of council, loses parks and school board. Tyee reports from the ground.

By Doug Ward, Katie Hyslop and Geoff Dembicki, 15 Nov 2014


Alberta landowner Jessica Ernst

Alberta Landowner Appeals Constitutional Issue in Fracking Case

Jessica Ernst aims to challenge regulator immunity in Canada's highest court.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 15 Nov 2014


Voting place

Ballot Bungle Leaves Musqueam Voters off Registration List

City's election official says error affecting over 1,000 voters fixed.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Nov 2014


Lyn Hall
A Tyee Series

In Prince George, a Tight Race as Tough Issues Loom

Candidates strive to distance selves from outgoing pro-business regime's fiascos.

By Peter Ewart, 14 Nov 2014


Questions
A Tyee Series

Vancouver Election: The Tyee's Four Big Questions

Where do the major parties stand on our issues? We asked, they answered.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Nov 2014


Bowan Island mayoral candidate Lisa Barrett

Lisa Barrett, Pitching Participatory Democracy

Trip to Brazil inspired former Bowen Island mayor's platform.

By Katie Hyslop, 14 Nov 2014


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Density Drive Sparks Anger on Cambie

Will Vision tower push harm the party on voting day?

By Bob Mackin, 14 Nov 2014


Vancouver mayoral candidates Kirk LaPointe (NPA), Gregor Robertson (Vision), Meena Wong (COPE)
A Tyee Series

Battleground BC: In Vancouver, a Mayor's Hat-trick at Stake

Two determined challengers flank the incumbent Gregor. An election briefing.

By Bob Mackin, 14 Nov 2014


Kirk LaPointe

Kirk LaPointe, Cipher Candidate

A journalist who never tipped his hand. A political unknown 'cautious' on policy. Who is this NPA leader?

By Doug Ward, 13 Nov 2014


Squamish mayoral candidates
A Tyee Series

Battleground BC: In Squamish, LNG Debate Looms over Vote

Plant 'not worth it,' says challenger Patricia Heinztman. An election brief.

By Bob Mackin, 13 Nov 2014


LaPointe Blames Loss on Vision's Negative Blitz and Media 'Animus'

Writing in Maclean's, ex-editor says biased former employees a factor in defeat.

By David Beers

 

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