Politics

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, Today


culture

A Tyee Series

Are You Blinded by Righteous Anger?

Why advocates are more apt to win if they admit foes aren't evil. From James Hoggan's new book.

By James Hoggan, Today


mediacheck

If TPP Deal Dies, Canada's Got a Great Plan B

In fact, an alternate strategy to open up key Asian markets already exists.

By Michael Geist, Yesterday


culture

A Tyee Series

'I'm Right and You're an Idiot'

How to detox our democracy. The Tyee talks with author James Hoggan.

By David Beers, 23 May 2016


news

Trans Mountain Pipeline? 'Yes, But…' Says NEB

Decision does little to quell mistrust of energy regulator -- or opposition to project, say critics.

By Megan Devlin, 19 May 2016


news

Major BC Liberal Donor Named in Panama Papers

Haywood Securities listed as a shareholder in firms registered in British Virgin Islands.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 May 2016


opinion

Fort McMurray's Communist Moment

The wildfire sparked a crisis that, for a time at least, burned anti-social attitudes to ashes.

By Crawford Kilian, 14 May 2016


opinion

Response to Tax Dodging by Rich Will Show Trudeau's True Colours

CRA ties to industry, special deals demand Liberal action.

By Murray Dobbin, 13 May 2016


news

Elizabeth May Vows to Find Best Voting System for Canada

But first, she'll fight for voting rights on new electoral reform committee.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 13 May 2016


opinion

Axing the TPP? Taxing the Rich? Wait... Is Trump Going Left?

OK, he's obviously no progressive. But next to Clinton he looks like one.

By Bill Tieleman, 10 May 2016


mediacheck

CanCon Makeover: Let's Get Creative

Enough with the Netflix tax. Here's how to really shake up our culture.

By Michael Geist, 10 May 2016


culture

After Arab Spring Came Arab Fall, and Now?

How film artists are making sense of a generation's detoured ideals.

By Zeina Zahreddine, 9 May 2016


news

Conflict Commish Vows to Ignore 'All' of Reporter's Requests

Paul Fraser's response to freelancer Bob Mackin's questions 'troubling,' prof says.

By Andrew MacLeod, 7 May 2016


news

Canada Post Review Committee Faces Quick Criticism

Ottawa already correcting 'errors' in its information on panelists.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 6 May 2016


news

Clark Cleared, Critics Want Answers from Speaker on Possible Report Leak

Premier's comms director tipped off on conflict decision, Eby says.

By Bob Mackin, 5 May 2016


mediacheck

Digital Cancon Review: Be Wary of Old Whine in New Bottles

Canadian content policies will soon go under the microscope. Who'll benefit?

By Michael Geist, 3 May 2016


news

Postal Workers Ready for New Battle after Harper Law Struck Down

Court rules Tory back-to-work bill violated Charter freedoms of expression, assembly.

By David P. Ball, 30 Apr 2016


opinion

Saudi Arms Deal Signals Mideast Betrayal

Trudeau's promised new approach looks much like Harper's policies.

By Murray Dobbin, 29 Apr 2016


news

A Revived Northern Gateway to Oblivion for Grits?

Reverse course on controversial pipeline at your own risk, political observers warn Liberal government.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Apr 2016


mediacheck

Leadership Sorely Needed on Canada's Broadband Strategy

Ongoing internet access hearing shows feds must step up.

By Michael Geist, 26 Apr 2016