Politics

opinion

Vancouver Island Our 11th Province? Why Stop There?

BC's own Brexit? Likely not. Still, secession movements tell us something about the regional mood.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday


opinion

Did Band Members Defame a Chief by Saying He Wasn't?

Dispute belies Clark's claim of First Nations support for Skeena River LNG proposal.

By Ian Gill, 24 Jun 2016


opinion

Why Young Workers Should Celebrate CPP Changes

Okay, all workers should care. But for the next gen, this pension upgrade was long overdue.

By Paul Willcocks, 23 Jun 2016


news

Oil Sands Workers Fear Becoming Climate Change Casualties

If jobs are lost, union demands a 'Just Transition' to new opportunities.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 17 Jun 2016


opinion

Please Advise! Does Hating Free Trade Put Me on the Trump Team?

Britain's debate on leaving the EU shows left and right labels don't apply when it comes to trade deals.

By Steve Burgess, 16 Jun 2016


news

NDP Takes Another Crack at Letting Expats Vote

'It's an act of fairness' says MP behind bill that would restore voting rights to some Canadians abroad.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Jun 2016


news

Syrian Refugees in BC Left Without Support, MPs Told

Advocate calls for more help finding housing and starting life in Canada.

By Janice Dickson, 15 Jun 2016


news

Vancouver Councillor Bewildered by Libs' Refusal to Decriminalize Pot

Kerry Jang says argument that NDP motion would help organized crime doesn't make sense.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Jun 2016


opinion

Fixing Surveillance Starts with Spy Agencies Coming Clean

Full airing of practices needed in wake of privacy breaches, metadata sharing.

By Michael Geist, 14 Jun 2016


news

Canadians Split on Electoral Reform Referendum

New poll offers insight into how voters of various stripes feel on the issue.

By BJ Siekierski, 13 Jun 2016


news

Canada Needs to Close Knowledge Gap on China Relations, Say Experts

Without more experts, Liberal gov't may find itself at a disadvantage.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 10 Jun 2016


mediacheck

Let's Get Innovative, Aussie-Style

Canada should look Down Under for a roadmap to balance innovation and intellectual property.

By Michael Geist, 7 Jun 2016


opinion

Please Advise! Should Bernie Sanders Quit?

Well, there is the fact that, um, he's lost. There's also the fact of Donald Trump.

By Steve Burgess, 4 Jun 2016


news

Indigenomics, and Why the Time Is Right

Carol Anne Hilton on the concept she invented to pull Canada into a better future.

By Megan Devlin, 3 Jun 2016


news

Why China's Foreign Minister Flipped out in Ottawa Yesterday

Canada's press corps touched a nerve. Three very raw ones, actually.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 2 Jun 2016


news

New Report Knocks Down Pro-Pipelines 'Fantasies'

The economic case is a bust and emissions will shatter limits: expert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Jun 2016


mediacheck

Sorry, Gov't Still Secretly Grabbing Your Private Info

Despite reforms, law agencies, telecoms keep ducking transparency.

By Michael Geist, 31 May 2016


opinion

Faith in Big Trade Deals Keeps Crumbling

Are we witnessing the beginning of the end of globalization?

By Murray Dobbin, 27 May 2016


culture

A Tyee Series

Power, Love and How to Change the World

From 'I'm Right and You're An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up.'

By James Hoggan, 26 May 2016


news

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, 25 May 2016