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Next Economy: Flourishing in a Not-for-Profit World?

For-profits are so over, say authors. Part of a Tyee series on capitalism’s crisis.

By Justin Ritchie, Yesterday

Islamophobia guide

New Guide Created to Combat Islamophobia in Schools

National Council of Canadian Muslims hopes resource creates more inclusive classrooms.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, Yesterday

Public school

BC Education Funding Report Triggers War of Words

New report finds per student public education funding second lowest in country.

By Katie Hyslop, 25 Aug 2016

Indigenous fish farm protestors arrested

RCMP Arrest Four Indigenous Protesters over Fish Farm Action

‘It is the right of any human to protect their land and water,’ says one protester.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 25 Aug 2016

Premier Christy Clark

BC Makes Little Progress on Public Service Diversity Gap

Visible minorities make up 27 per cent of population, but just 14 per cent of government workforce.

By Linda Givetash, 25 Aug 2016

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Dirty Water and Good Intentions: The Murky Case for Victoria Sewage Treatment

Scientific argument for $1-billion project is far from watertight.

By Michael Ruffolo, 24 Aug 2016


Ottawa’s Health Care Promise Viewed Carefully by Doctors

Minister’s vow to uphold the Canada Health Act could be clearer, says physician.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 24 Aug 2016


America, Keep Your Guns Out of Canada, CBSA Warns

Border agency launches awareness campaign following increase in firearms seizures.

By Amanda Connolly, 23 Aug 2016


First Nation Serves Evictions Notices to BC Fish Farms

Orders follow a number of developments, including federal decision to extend licences.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Aug 2016


Food or Bus Pass? Clawback Creates Hard Choices for British Columbians with Disabilities

Tears, resignation as people on disability assistance discuss how they’ll try to make ends meet.

By Cherise Seucharan, 22 Aug 2016


Dispatch from Rio’s ‘Eviction Museum’

Some 4,000 used to call the Vila Autodromo favela home. Then came the mega-sporting events.

By Bob Mackin, 19 Aug 2016

China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi

With China Visit, Trudeau to Strive for ‘More Balanced’ Relationship

PM’s trip should bring clarity to what’s been an interesting connection so far.

By Janice Dickson, 19 Aug 2016

Humpback whale

The Altruism of the Humpback

In California, scientists glimpse a surprising protective streak among a certain type of whale.

By Joshua Rapp Learn, 19 Aug 2016


Review of Harper’s Anti-Terrorism Bill Likely to Launch End of Summer

Long anticipated look at C-51, national security starts ‘soon,’ official says.

By Amanda Connolly, 17 Aug 2016

Jody Wilson-Raybould

Site C ‘Running Roughshod’ over Indigenous Rights, Wilson-Raybould Said in 2012

Comments raise questions about government’s recent approval of permits for dam project, says NDP critic.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 12 Aug 2016

Sockeye salmon

Critic Still Wary on Liberals’ Commitment to Salmon

Praise for Cohen Commission action, but doubts about commitment to restoring protection lost in Harper years.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 10 Aug 2016


‘Faulty’ Towers? Battle Brews over Vibe of Commercial Drive

Coalition of 28 Vancouver groups want city to delay Grandview-Woodland community plan for more consultation.

By Christopher Cheung, 10 Aug 2016

Site C dam protest sign

Site C a Human Rights Concern, Declares Amnesty International

In approving dam permits, Ottawa forgets its reconciliation promises, says report author.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 9 Aug 2016


Meet the Crew Aboard the Fish-Farm Patrolling ‘Martin Sheen’

No ‘hippie terrorists’ here, the sailors supporting Alexandra Morton’s research mission share a passion for ocean life.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Aug 2016


‘Ethnoburbs’: The New Face of Immigrant Cities

Old settlement patterns have reversed, but old problems of adaptation remain.

By Christopher Cheung, 5 Aug 2016

First Nation Serves Evictions Notices to BC Fish Farms

Orders follow a number of developments, including federal decision to extend licences.

By Andrew Nikiforuk


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